Monday, May 25, 2015

Latin LOLCat: A House Divided

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

Domus divisa contra se non stabit.

A house divided against itself will not stand.


Sunday, May 24, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Greater and Lesser

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

Maiori cede, sed non contemne minorem!

Yield to the greater, but scorn not the lesser!


Saturday, May 23, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Fear

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

Timendi causa est nescire.

Ignorance is the cause of fear.


Friday, May 22, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Hatred

Here is today's Latin LOLCat; it is a declaration by the 17th-century philosopher, Spinoza. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Odium numquam potest esse bonum.

Hatred can never be a good thing.


Thursday, May 21, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Death or Victory

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

Aut mors aut victoria!

Either death or victory!


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Youth

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog. Note the play on words in Latin: Iu-ventus ventus, "Youth (passes like the) wind." Or, in a very elegant translation from Timothy Ladd: Youth - poof! 

Iuventus ventus.

Youth is wind.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Latin LOLCat: A Happy Life

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog. This one rhymes if you read it with medieval pronunciation: laetam ("litam") rhymes with vitam.

Nil melius laetam quam semper ducere vitam.

Nothing is better than to lead a happy life always.