Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: March 10

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HODIE: ante diem sextum Idus Martias

Bos sibi ipsi pulverem movet.
The ox stirs up dust against himself.

Maiorem metuas; similem fer; parce minori:
Tuta erit his mediis vita futura tribus.

Fit fastidium copia.
Abundance turns into boredom.

Miscentur tristia laetis.
Sad things are mixed with joys.


Equus Superbus et Asinus
Latin version and English version(s)

Aesopus et Lucerna


The Stars and Their Stories
by Alice Mary Matlock Griffith

The Fables of Aesop
by Joseph Jacobs