Monthly Archives: June 2013

Dicta Thaletis Milesii

Principem honora. Τὸν κρατοῦντα τίμα. Amicos probato. Δοκίμαζε φίλους. Similis tui sis. Ὅμοιος σαυτῷ γίνου. Nemini promittito. Ἐπαγγέλλου μηδενί. Quod adest, boni consulito. Τὸ παρὸν εὖ ποίει. A vitiis abstineto. Κακίας ἀπέχου. Gloriam sectare. Δόξαν δίωκε. Vitae curam age. Ἐπιμελοῦ βίου. Pacem dilige. Εἰρήνην ἀγάπα. Laudatus esto apud omnes. Ἐπαινοῦ παρὰ πᾶσι. Susurronem ex aedibus […]

Dicta Solonis Atheniensis

Deum cole. Θεὸν σέβου. Parentes reverere. Γονεῖς αἰδοῦ. Amicis succurre. Φίλοις βοήθει. Veritatem sustineto. Ἀλήθειαν ἀνέχου. Ne jurato. Μηδενὶ φθόνει. Legibus pareto. Νόμοις πείθου. Cogita quod justum est. Νόει τὸ δίκαιον. Iracundiae moderare. Θυμοῦ κράτει. Virtutem laudato. Ἀρετὴν ἐπαίνει. Malos odio prosequitor. Κακοὺς μίσει. From Opuscula graecorum veterum sententiosa et moralia, p. 150-1

Ecce Consilia Obliqua

I have just finished a Latin translation of the first deck of Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt’s Oblique Strategies. It is called Consilia Obliqua. The text is based on this list from Gregory Taylor’s website on the cards. I will be adding more information to this site on the translation in the upcoming weeks. Enjoy—or […]