urbem....excoluit adeo ut iure sit gloriatus marmoream se relinquere quam latericiam accepisse : he refined the city to such a degree that he rightly boasted he was leaving behind made of marble what he had received made of brick. Suetonius Divus Augustus, 29
       
     
 AENEADUM GENETRIX, HOMINUM DIVUMQUE VOLUPTAS : Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura, a work devoted to science, begins with an invocation of the goddess Venus, the mother of Aeneas, ancestor of the Romans. It translates - mother of the Aeneas-born, delight of people and of gods.
       
     
 ira furor brevis est. animum rege qui, nisi paret, imperat : Anger is a momentary madness. Guide your spirit which, unless it obeys, commands. Horace Epistles 1, 2, 62
       
     
 exegi monumentum aere perennius : I have created a monument more lasting than bronze regalique situ pyramidum altius : and loftier than the royal structure of the pyramids
       
     
 aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem - remember in difficult matters to keep a level mind - Horace Odes 2.3.1.
       
     
 passer mortuus est meae puellae, passer, deliciae meae puellae, quem plus illa oculis suis amabat.
       
     
 dā mī bāsia mīlle, deinde centum, dein mīlle altera, dein secunda centum, deinde ūsque altera mīlle, deinde centum
       
     
 ingens bellum civile commovit cogente uxore Cleopatra, regina Aegypti, dum cupiditate muliebri optat regnare : he set in motion a great civil war at the instigation of his wife Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, as she desired with a woman's passion to rule - Eutropius VII
       
     
 inbide, calco te : envious one, I step on you. Caroline sent a photo of a mosaic from a fishmonger in Ostia. The image is of a dolphin biting an octopus. inbide is an alternate form of invide, the vocative of invidus.
       
     
 Aeneid Book 1
       
     
 nunc est bibendum, nunc pede libero pulsanda tellus. Horace AlternateHistory
       
     
 Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artes intulit agresti Latio : Captured Greece captured her savage victor, and brought the arts into rustic Latium.
       
     
 vix ea fatus erat, summo cum monte videmus ipsum inter pecudes vasta se mole moventem pastorem Polyphemum et litora nota petentem, monstrum horrendum, informe, ingens, cui lumen ademptum.
       
     
 quem recitas meus est, o Fidentine, libellus: sed male cum recitas, incipit esse tuus.  The little book which you are reciting, Fidentinus, is mine: but when you recite it badly, it begins to be yours. Martial I.38
       
     
 quis tibi tum, Dido, cernenti talia sensus! quosve dabas gemitus, cum litora fervere late prospiceres arce ex summa totumque videres misceri ante oculos tantis clamoribus aequor! Aeneid Book IV
       
     
 semper pauper eris, si pauper es, Aemiliane. dantur opes nullis nunc nisi divitibus. : You will always be poor, if you are poor, Aemilianus. Now wealth is given to none except the rich. Martial Book V 81
       
     
 timeo Danaos et dona ferentes
       
     
 cur non mitto meos tibi, Pontiliane, libellos?   ne mihi tu mittas, Pontiliane, tuos.
       
     
 Camilla
       
     
 Neptunus
       
     
 Cerberus
       
     
 cui dono lepidum novum libellum arida modo pumice expolitum? - Catullus I
       
     
 nunc bibendum est, nunc pede libero pulsanda tellus - now it is time to drink in celebration
       
     
 ille mi par esse deo videtur, ille, si fas est, superare divos, qui te spectat et audit dulce ridentem
       
     
 atque in perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale.
       
     
 cenabis bene, mi Fabulle, apud me paucis, si tibi favent, diebus - 1/2
       
     
 si tecum attuleris bonam atque magnam cenam, non sine vino et sale et omnibus cachinnis. 2/2
       
     
 ibam forte via sacra, sicut meus est mos, nescio quid meditans nugarum, totus in illis: accurrit quidam notus mihi nomine tantum.   - Horace
       
     
 beatus ille, qui procul negotiis, ut prisca gens mortalium, paterna rura bobus exercet suis, solutus omni faenore.   - Horace
       
     
 inter hamadryadas celeberrima naias una fuit: nymphae Syringa vocabant. non semel satyros eluserat illa sequentes et quoscumque deos. - Ovid
       
     
 Verani, omnibus e meis amicis antestans mihi, venistine? o nuntii beati! visam te incolumem audiamque narrantem loca.
       
     
 atque ubi solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant. And where they make a wasteland, they call it peace. - Tacitus
       
     
 facilis descensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum, hoc opus, hic labor est.
       
     
 multas per gentes et multa per aequora vectus advenio has miseras, frater, ad inferias, ut te postremo donarem munere
       
     
 vivamus, mea Lesbia, atque amemus, rumoresque senum severiorum omnes unius aestimemus assis!
       
     
 est et Volscorum egregia de gente Camilla agmen agens equitum et florentes aere catervas.
       
     
 miser Catulle, desinas ineptire, et quod vides perisse perditum ducas. fulsere quondam candidi tibi soles, cum ventitabas quo puella ducebat
       
     
 interea magno misceri murmure pontum emissamque hiemem sensit Neptunus commotus; summa placidum caput extulit unda.
       
     
 et nox umida caelo praecipitat suadentque cadentia sidera somnos. sed si tantus amor supremum audire laborem, incipiam.
       
     
 urbem....excoluit adeo ut iure sit gloriatus marmoream se relinquere quam latericiam accepisse : he refined the city to such a degree that he rightly boasted he was leaving behind made of marble what he had received made of brick. Suetonius Divus Augustus, 29
       
     

urbem....excoluit adeo ut iure sit gloriatus marmoream se relinquere quam latericiam accepisse : he refined the city to such a degree that he rightly boasted he was leaving behind made of marble what he had received made of brick. Suetonius Divus Augustus, 29

 AENEADUM GENETRIX, HOMINUM DIVUMQUE VOLUPTAS : Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura, a work devoted to science, begins with an invocation of the goddess Venus, the mother of Aeneas, ancestor of the Romans. It translates - mother of the Aeneas-born, delight of people and of gods.
       
     

AENEADUM GENETRIX, HOMINUM DIVUMQUE VOLUPTAS : Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura, a work devoted to science, begins with an invocation of the goddess Venus, the mother of Aeneas, ancestor of the Romans. It translates - mother of the Aeneas-born, delight of people and of gods.

 ira furor brevis est. animum rege qui, nisi paret, imperat : Anger is a momentary madness. Guide your spirit which, unless it obeys, commands. Horace Epistles 1, 2, 62
       
     

ira furor brevis est. animum rege qui, nisi paret, imperat : Anger is a momentary madness. Guide your spirit which, unless it obeys, commands. Horace Epistles 1, 2, 62

 exegi monumentum aere perennius : I have created a monument more lasting than bronze regalique situ pyramidum altius : and loftier than the royal structure of the pyramids
       
     

exegi monumentum aere perennius : I have created a monument more lasting than bronze regalique situ pyramidum altius : and loftier than the royal structure of the pyramids

 aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem - remember in difficult matters to keep a level mind - Horace Odes 2.3.1.
       
     

aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem - remember in difficult matters to keep a level mind - Horace Odes 2.3.1.

 passer mortuus est meae puellae, passer, deliciae meae puellae, quem plus illa oculis suis amabat.
       
     

passer mortuus est meae puellae, passer, deliciae meae puellae, quem plus illa oculis suis amabat.

 dā mī bāsia mīlle, deinde centum, dein mīlle altera, dein secunda centum, deinde ūsque altera mīlle, deinde centum
       
     

dā mī bāsia mīlle, deinde centum, dein mīlle altera, dein secunda centum, deinde ūsque altera mīlle, deinde centum

 ingens bellum civile commovit cogente uxore Cleopatra, regina Aegypti, dum cupiditate muliebri optat regnare : he set in motion a great civil war at the instigation of his wife Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, as she desired with a woman's passion to rule - Eutropius VII
       
     

ingens bellum civile commovit cogente uxore Cleopatra, regina Aegypti, dum cupiditate muliebri optat regnare : he set in motion a great civil war at the instigation of his wife Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, as she desired with a woman's passion to rule - Eutropius VII

 inbide, calco te : envious one, I step on you. Caroline sent a photo of a mosaic from a fishmonger in Ostia. The image is of a dolphin biting an octopus. inbide is an alternate form of invide, the vocative of invidus.
       
     

inbide, calco te : envious one, I step on you. Caroline sent a photo of a mosaic from a fishmonger in Ostia. The image is of a dolphin biting an octopus. inbide is an alternate form of invide, the vocative of invidus.

 Aeneid Book 1
       
     

Aeneid Book 1

 nunc est bibendum, nunc pede libero pulsanda tellus. Horace AlternateHistory
       
     

nunc est bibendum, nunc pede libero pulsanda tellus. Horace AlternateHistory

 Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artes intulit agresti Latio : Captured Greece captured her savage victor, and brought the arts into rustic Latium.
       
     

Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artes intulit agresti Latio : Captured Greece captured her savage victor, and brought the arts into rustic Latium.

 vix ea fatus erat, summo cum monte videmus ipsum inter pecudes vasta se mole moventem pastorem Polyphemum et litora nota petentem, monstrum horrendum, informe, ingens, cui lumen ademptum.
       
     

vix ea fatus erat, summo cum monte videmus ipsum inter pecudes vasta se mole moventem pastorem Polyphemum et litora nota petentem, monstrum horrendum, informe, ingens, cui lumen ademptum.

 quem recitas meus est, o Fidentine, libellus: sed male cum recitas, incipit esse tuus.  The little book which you are reciting, Fidentinus, is mine: but when you recite it badly, it begins to be yours. Martial I.38
       
     

quem recitas meus est, o Fidentine, libellus: sed male cum recitas, incipit esse tuus. The little book which you are reciting, Fidentinus, is mine: but when you recite it badly, it begins to be yours. Martial I.38

 quis tibi tum, Dido, cernenti talia sensus! quosve dabas gemitus, cum litora fervere late prospiceres arce ex summa totumque videres misceri ante oculos tantis clamoribus aequor! Aeneid Book IV
       
     

quis tibi tum, Dido, cernenti talia sensus! quosve dabas gemitus, cum litora fervere late prospiceres arce ex summa totumque videres misceri ante oculos tantis clamoribus aequor! Aeneid Book IV

 semper pauper eris, si pauper es, Aemiliane. dantur opes nullis nunc nisi divitibus. : You will always be poor, if you are poor, Aemilianus. Now wealth is given to none except the rich. Martial Book V 81
       
     

semper pauper eris, si pauper es, Aemiliane. dantur opes nullis nunc nisi divitibus. : You will always be poor, if you are poor, Aemilianus. Now wealth is given to none except the rich. Martial Book V 81

 timeo Danaos et dona ferentes
       
     

timeo Danaos et dona ferentes

 cur non mitto meos tibi, Pontiliane, libellos?   ne mihi tu mittas, Pontiliane, tuos.
       
     

cur non mitto meos tibi, Pontiliane, libellos?

ne mihi tu mittas, Pontiliane, tuos.

 Camilla
       
     

Camilla

 Neptunus
       
     

Neptunus

 Cerberus
       
     

Cerberus

 cui dono lepidum novum libellum arida modo pumice expolitum? - Catullus I
       
     

cui dono lepidum novum libellum arida modo pumice expolitum? - Catullus I

 nunc bibendum est, nunc pede libero pulsanda tellus - now it is time to drink in celebration
       
     

nunc bibendum est, nunc pede libero pulsanda tellus - now it is time to drink in celebration

 ille mi par esse deo videtur, ille, si fas est, superare divos, qui te spectat et audit dulce ridentem
       
     

ille mi par esse deo videtur, ille, si fas est, superare divos, qui te spectat et audit dulce ridentem

 atque in perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale.
       
     

atque in perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale.

 cenabis bene, mi Fabulle, apud me paucis, si tibi favent, diebus - 1/2
       
     

cenabis bene, mi Fabulle, apud me paucis, si tibi favent, diebus - 1/2

 si tecum attuleris bonam atque magnam cenam, non sine vino et sale et omnibus cachinnis. 2/2
       
     

si tecum attuleris bonam atque magnam cenam, non sine vino et sale et omnibus cachinnis. 2/2

 ibam forte via sacra, sicut meus est mos, nescio quid meditans nugarum, totus in illis: accurrit quidam notus mihi nomine tantum.   - Horace
       
     

ibam forte via sacra, sicut meus est mos, nescio quid meditans nugarum, totus in illis: accurrit quidam notus mihi nomine tantum.

- Horace

 beatus ille, qui procul negotiis, ut prisca gens mortalium, paterna rura bobus exercet suis, solutus omni faenore.   - Horace
       
     

beatus ille, qui procul negotiis, ut prisca gens mortalium, paterna rura bobus exercet suis, solutus omni faenore.

- Horace

 inter hamadryadas celeberrima naias una fuit: nymphae Syringa vocabant. non semel satyros eluserat illa sequentes et quoscumque deos. - Ovid
       
     

inter hamadryadas celeberrima naias una fuit: nymphae Syringa vocabant. non semel satyros eluserat illa sequentes et quoscumque deos. - Ovid

 Verani, omnibus e meis amicis antestans mihi, venistine? o nuntii beati! visam te incolumem audiamque narrantem loca.
       
     

Verani, omnibus e meis amicis antestans mihi, venistine? o nuntii beati! visam te incolumem audiamque narrantem loca.

 atque ubi solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant. And where they make a wasteland, they call it peace. - Tacitus
       
     

atque ubi solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant. And where they make a wasteland, they call it peace. - Tacitus

 facilis descensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum, hoc opus, hic labor est.
       
     

facilis descensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum, hoc opus, hic labor est.

 multas per gentes et multa per aequora vectus advenio has miseras, frater, ad inferias, ut te postremo donarem munere
       
     

multas per gentes et multa per aequora vectus advenio has miseras, frater, ad inferias, ut te postremo donarem munere

 vivamus, mea Lesbia, atque amemus, rumoresque senum severiorum omnes unius aestimemus assis!
       
     

vivamus, mea Lesbia, atque amemus, rumoresque senum severiorum omnes unius aestimemus assis!

 est et Volscorum egregia de gente Camilla agmen agens equitum et florentes aere catervas.
       
     

est et Volscorum egregia de gente Camilla agmen agens equitum et florentes aere catervas.

 miser Catulle, desinas ineptire, et quod vides perisse perditum ducas. fulsere quondam candidi tibi soles, cum ventitabas quo puella ducebat
       
     

miser Catulle, desinas ineptire, et quod vides perisse perditum ducas. fulsere quondam candidi tibi soles, cum ventitabas quo puella ducebat

 interea magno misceri murmure pontum emissamque hiemem sensit Neptunus commotus; summa placidum caput extulit unda.
       
     

interea magno misceri murmure pontum emissamque hiemem sensit Neptunus commotus; summa placidum caput extulit unda.

 et nox umida caelo praecipitat suadentque cadentia sidera somnos. sed si tantus amor supremum audire laborem, incipiam.
       
     

et nox umida caelo praecipitat suadentque cadentia sidera somnos. sed si tantus amor supremum audire laborem, incipiam.