aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Ovid, The Art of Love 1.637

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One of Ovid’s more cynical lines.

expedit esse deos, et, ut expedit, esse putemus.

It is expedient for gods to exist, and, as it is expedient, let’s believe that they exist.

Written by aleatorclassicus

May 23, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Posted in Ovid

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  1. *let’s believe

    Dunstan Lowe

    May 24, 2013 at 11:31 AM


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