Tuesday, March 17, 2009

a.d. XVI Kal. Apr.

MEMORĀBILE DICTŪ

Aurī sacra famēs.
“Accursed hunger for gold.” (Vergil, Aeneid, 3.57)

Vergil’s words have become proverbial as a concise phrase condemning the insatiable human appetite for money.

From Latin for the New Millennium