Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Kal. Iul.

MEMORĀBILE DICTŪ

Sine īrā et studiō.
“Without anger and partisanship.” (Tacitus, Annals 1.1)

This is the promise made by the Roman historian Tacitus in the beginning of his Annals. The phrase has become proverbial for claims of impartiality in historical writing.

From Latin for the New Millennium