Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ortu nobilior...

Ortu nobilior quam vir suus Eva, quod illa
Nata viro, terrae filius ille fuit.

Source: Owen 12.22. Utrum vir an mulier generosior
Meter: elegiac

ortus - origin, beginning, birth
nobilis - noble
quam - than
vir - man, husband,
suus - his, her, its (reflexive)
Eva - Eve
quod - because
illa - she, that one
natus - born
terra - land, earth
filius - son
ille - he, that one


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