Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Friends

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

Amicos cole.

Cherish your friends.


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Latin LOLCat: The Eyes

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

Here is the full passage in Comenius: Oculi, vasa luminis, viva rerum specula, animi fenestrae, corporis duces, cogitationum indices, amoris illices, tamquam speculatores altissimum obtinent locum.

You can find out more about the emission theory of light at Wikipedia.

Oculi vasa luminis.

The eyes are containers of light.





Saturday, July 15, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Wisdom

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The Latin word for gold is aurum, hence its chemical symbol Au. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Sapientia auro melior est.

Wisdom is better than gold.


Friday, July 14, 2017

Latin LOLCat: The Root

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

Virtutis radix amor.

Love is the root of virtue.





Thursday, July 13, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Equanimity

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The Latin phrase aequo animo gives us the English word "equanimity." If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Aequo animo esto.

Keep calm.


Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Gentle

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

Felis demulcta mitis.

A stroked cat is gentle.





Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Latin LOLCat: By Effort and Knowledge

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

Labore et scientia.

By means of effort and knowledge.