Thursday, July 04, 2013


Tendimus Huc Omnes

Ovid, Metamorphoses 10.33-34 (tr. Frank Justus Miller):
Slow or swift we speed to one abode. Hither we all make our way; this is our final home.

serius aut citius sedem properamus ad unam.
tendimus huc omnes, haec est domus ultima.
From Bernardino Genga (1620-1690), Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno (Rome: Domenico de Rossi, 1691), with the motto INGREDIMVR CVNCTI, DIVES CVM PAVPERE MIXTVS, i.e., WE ALL ENTER, RICH MIXED WITH POOR:

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