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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

When the older generation makes mistakes, the younger learns a bad lesson.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
Quand les plus âgés commettent des fautes, la jeunesse apprend à mal faire.

Latin
Ubi peccat aetas major, male discit minor.

German
Wo die Alten Narren sind, lernt die Narrheit auch das Kind.




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