Thursday, April 30, 2009

pridie Kal. Mai.

MEMORĀBILE DICTŪ

Ō tempora, ō mōrēs!
“O, the times, o, the customs!” (Cicero, Against Catiline 1.1)

Cicero exclaimed these words in perhaps his most famous speech, in which he denounced Catiline—Lūcius Sergius Catilīna—for having conspired to overthrow the Roman republic.

From Latin for the New Millennium