Friday, February 24, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Si rota defuerit

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are from Ovid, Ars Amatoria II, and the line is the pentameter line of an elegiac couplet. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Si rota defuerit, tu pede carpe viam.

If your wheels fail, hit the road on foot.


(cheezburger)

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Friends

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. You can also find this fuller form of the saying: Amicorum omnia sunt communia; amicus est alter ego, "Friends have all things in common; a friend is another I." If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Amicorum bona sunt communia.

Friends have all their goods in common.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Good Things

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Omne bonum dei donum.

Every good thing is a gift of God.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Family

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. This saying combines two of the monostichs of the so-called Cato. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Parentes ama, familiam cura.

Love your parents; care for your family.


Monday, February 20, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Daring

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Qui nihil audet, nihil gaudet.

He who dares nothing, enjoys nothing.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Love Conquers All

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. You can find out more about these famous Latin words at Wikipedia. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Amor vincit omnia.

Love conquers all.


Saturday, February 18, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Be Wary

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The line is called a "pentamer" in Latin poetry, the second half of an elegiac couplet. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Audi, multa vide, multa loquare cave.

Listen, observe much; be wary of saying much.