Friday, June 17, 2011

Caeca dea est...

Caeca dea est rerum rectrix, Fortuna vocatur.
Non minus at caeci, quos dea caeca regit.

Source: Owen 12.20. Vitam regit Fortuna non Sapientia
Meter: elegiac

caecus - blind
dea - goddess
sum - be, exist
res - thing, matter, business
rectrix - director (fem.)
Fortuna - Fortune, Lady Luck
voco - call
non - not, no
minus - less
at - but, whereas, on the contrary
qui - who, which, that
rego - direct, guide, command

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