Frases de Tibulo
Fecha de nacimiento: 5 a.C.
Fecha de muerte: 19 a.C.
Albio Tibulo fue un poeta lírico latino.
„Whatsoever [Love] does, whithersoever she turns her steps, Grace follows her unseen to order all aright.“
Bk. 4, no. 2, line 7. Tibullus' authorship of this poem is doubtful.
Bk. 1, no. 1, line 59. Variant translation: May I be looking at you when my last hour has come, and dying may I hold you with my weakening hand.
„Because of thee thy Egypt never sues for showers, nor does the parched blade bow to Jove the Rain-giver.“
Bk. 1, no. 7, line 25. Of the River Nile. Variant translation: Because of you your land never pleads for showers, nor does its parched grass pray to Jupiter the Rain-giver.
Bk. 3, no. 6, line 34.
„Be not afraid to swear. Null and void are the perjuries of love; the winds bear them ineffective over land and the face of the sea. Great thanks to Jove! The Sire himself has decreed no oath should stand that love has taken in the folly of desire.“
Bk. 1, no. 4, line 21.
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