True Love

Love Birds.jpeg

exemplo iunctae tibi sint in amore columbae,
masculus et totum femina coniugium.
errat, qui finem vesani quaerit amoris:
verus amor nullum novit habere modum.

‘Let doves yoked in love be your model, male and female, a perfect union. He errs who seeks to put a limit to the madness of love: true love knows no bounds.’

(Propertius 2.15.27-30, transl. G. P. Goold)

About Peter Kruschwitz

Berliner. Classicist. Scatterbrain.
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One Response to True Love

  1. chattykerry says:

    This is a perfect Valentine’s Day Post. I noticed our local mourning doves are already making sweet, sweet love in the trees!

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