Day: January 10, 2017

What is your personal pretentious Latin motto?

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You know, I don’t have one. But I do have several Ancient Greek ones, and those tended to end up in Latin in the West. Πάταξον μέν, ἄκουσον δέ will do. Verbera sed audi. “Verbera sed audi.” Themistocles, when Eurybiades, commander of the Spartan fleet, raised his staff to strike him. In Plutarch’s Life […]