[Owl] Lesson 7

Latin was the only language in the universities of Europe from their beginning
and for many centuries thereafter.

John Janson
(author of "A Natural History of Latin")

  • English grammar

  • Latin Syntax I

  • Latin Tenses

  • Latin Verbs

  • Deponent Verbs

  • Verb to be - esse

  • The 1st conjugation verbs

  • The 2nd conjugation verbs

  • Maxim 51-60
    Qui dormit, non peccat.
    One who sleeps doesn't sin. (N/A)

    Stultum est timere quod vitare non potes.
    It is foolish to fear what you cannot avoid. (N/A)

    Salus populi suprema lex esto.
    Let the welfare of the people be the supreme law. (Cicero, De legibus)

    Labor omnia vincit.
    Labour conquers everything. (Vergil, Georgica)

    Verba volant, (littera) scripta manet.
    Words fly away, the written (letter) remains. (N/A)

    Audentes fortuna iuvat.
    Fortune favours the brave. (Vergil, Aenis)

    Non scholae sed vitae discimus.
    We do not learn for school, but for life. (Seneca, Epistulae)

    Margaritas ante porcos iacere.
    Throw pearls before the swines. (Versio Vulgata, Matt. 7:6)

    Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur.
    Why are you laughing? Change the name and the story is about you. (Horace, Satirae)

    Aut inveniam viam aut faciam.
    I will either find a way or make one. (N/A)

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