aleator classicus

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Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 1.12

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Ἔρωτος δὲ ἰσχὺν καὶ ἰχθύων γένη πολλὰ ἔγνω, τοῦ τοσούτου θεοῦ μηδὲ τοὺς κάτω καὶ ἐν τῷ βυθῷ τῆς θαλάσσης ὑπεριδόντος καὶ ἀτιμάσαντος.

The species of fish also know the power of Love: such a great god has neither overlooked nor disdained those below in the depths of the sea.

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September 15, 2012 at 12:00 PM

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