Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: July 3

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HODIE: ante diem quintum Nonas Iulias

De asini umbra disceptare.
To dispute about a donkey's shadow.
(see the Aesop's fable below)

Bos lassus fortius figit pedem.
When tired, the cow plants its foot more forcefully.

Ut ameris, ama.
In order to be loved, you must love.

Alta pete.
Seek lofty things.


Asinus et Umbra Eius
Latin version and English version(s)

Ostreum et Mus
Latin version and English version


The Medea of Euripides
 translated by Arthur Way

Wonder Stories by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey