Thursday, October 31, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: October 31

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HODIE: pridie Kalendas Novembres

Leonem stimulas.
You're provoking a lion.

Fessa prius somno quam tradas lumina, dices:
   Fugit ut ista dies, sic mihi vita fugit.

Avarus animus nullo satiatur lucro.
The greedy soul is satisfied by no amount of profit.

O pessimum periclum, quod opertum latet!
O worst possible danger, which lurks in hiding!


Pisciculus et Piscator
Latin version and English version(s)

Ranae Duae et Puteus
Latin version and English version(s)


The Idea of the Labyrinth by Penelope Reed Doob

Myths and Legends by Thomas J. Shahan