Monday, April 16, 2012

Triumphali E Stipite Surgens

Here is today's emblem and distich by Joachim Camerarius, 1:28.

Triumphali E Stipite Surgens
Hoc monet annoso lauri ortus stipite ramus:
Magnis natus avis non nisi magna paret.

Here is the vocabulary:

triumphalis - triumphal
e - from, out of
stipes - log, stock trunk
surgo - rise up
hic - this, this one
moneo - warn, advise
annosus - old, full of years
laurus - bay, laurel, laurel crown
orior - arise, spring from
ramus - branch
magnus - great, large
natus - born
avus - grandfather, ancestor
non - not, no
nisi - unless, if not
paro - prepare, supply, provide