Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto.

By HomoSum, in 'Latin Mottoes', Aug 5, 2013.

  1. HomoSum New Member

    (I am a man, nothing that is human I consider foreign to me.)

    - Terence

    A quote that marked the downfall of Christianity and the dawn of Renaissance.
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  2. Cinefactus Censor

    • Censor
    Location:
    litore aureo
    ??
  3. Aurifex Aedilis

    • Aedilis
    Location:
    England
    Yes, that's a novel viewpoint. I wasn't aware that Christianity ceased before the Renaissance, or that Terence lived to see either.
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  4. Bestiola Praetor

    • Praetor
    • Praeco
    Maybe it was meant in the way that it embodies the feelings of the renaissance man more than any other line...
    Last edited by Pixie, Aug 5, 2013

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