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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - In excessive altercation, truth is lost....


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

In excessive altercation, truth is lost.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
La vérité se perd par trop de disputes.

Latin
Nimium altercando veritas amittitur.

German
Durch allzu langen Streit verliert man die Wahrheit.




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