Saturday, July 6, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: July 6

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HODIE: pridie Nonas Iulias

E cantu dignoscitur avis.
From its song, the bird is known.

Caudae pilos equinae
paulatim oportet evellere.

To pull out the hairs of a horse tail,
you have to do it one by one.

Ne crede oculis; falli possunt.
Don't believe your eyes; they can be fooled.

Quod scripsi, scripsi.
What I have written, I have written.


Leo Amatorius et Silvanus
Latin version and English version(s)

Mercurius et Lignator
Latin version and English version(s)


Stories From Livy by Alfred Church

Stories of the East from Herodotus
also by Alfred Church