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velut inter ignus luna mino

English translation: through the fire the moon still shines

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Latin term or phrase: velut inter ignus luna mino
English translation:through the fire the moon still shines
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04:55 Feb 26, 2002
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Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: velut inter ignus luna mino
This is from A HoLE album I want to know what it means?
Jon
through the fire the moon still shines
Explanation:
It's from the Latin poet Horace, Odes:
"crescit occulto velut arbor aevo
fama Marcellis; micat inter omnis
Iulium sidus velut inter ignis
luna minores."

HTH,

Serge L.
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through the fire the moon still shines


Explanation:
It's from the Latin poet Horace, Odes:
"crescit occulto velut arbor aevo
fama Marcellis; micat inter omnis
Iulium sidus velut inter ignis
luna minores."

HTH,

Serge L.


    Reference: http://www.hhhh.org/perseant/libellus/texts/horatius/carmina...
Serge L
Local time: 06:29
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agree  Joanna5: Spledid! A wonderful answer!
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  -> You make me blush ;-)

agree  Calliope76
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agree  Egmont
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