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.
    LCF likes this.
  2. Cinefactus Censor

    • Censor
    litore aureo
  3. Aurifex Aedilis

    • Aedilis
    Yes, that's a novel viewpoint. I wasn't aware that Christianity ceased before the Renaissance, or that Terence lived to see either.
    Pixie likes this.
  4. Bestiola Speculatrix

    • 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

Share This Page


Our Latin forum is a community for discussion of all topics relating to Latin language, ancient and medieval world.

Latin Boards on this Forum:

English to Latin, Latin to English translation, general Latin language, Latin grammar, Latine loquere, ancient and medieval world links.