Tempora mutantur et nos mutamur in illis

Symposion

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There is a Latin phrase "Tempora mutantur et nos mutamur in illis" according to the English version of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Latin_phrases_(T) There is stated that the phrase is attributed to Empereur Lothaire Ier d'Occident (840-855). I have in my homework to translate a variant of the above mentioned Latin phrase. In my homework it is "Tempora mutantur et nos mutamur cum illis". What is the original version? Who said the original version? Is the sentence in my homework authentic or a later alteration?
 

Imber Ranae

Ranunculus Iracundus
It's probably also worth pointing out that the version with cum doesn't scan as an hexameter, and for that reason alone it's unlikely to have been the original.
 

Etaoin Shrdlu

μεσσηγυδορποχέστης
Tempora mutantur et nos mutamur in illis doesn't scan either, though it's fairly easily fixed.
 

Imber Ranae

Ranunculus Iracundus
Tempora mutantur et nos mutamur in illis doesn't scan either, though it's fairly easily fixed.
That's because the original is nos et. I didn't notice the change to et nos in this version.
 
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