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Publilius Syrus

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Biography - Publilius Syrus:

Latin writer *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -85 - Died: -43
Period:
1st century BC
Place of birth: Syria
Syria

There is a universal law that commands that we shall be born and we shall die.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin)



French
Une loi régit l’univers, c’est celle qui nous fait naître et mourir.

Latin
Lex universi est, quae jubet nasci et mori.




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