Translation © by Laura Prichard

Oh! Ah! Sapientia foris predicat
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
Oh! Ah! Sapientia foris predicat,
in plateis dat vocem.

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , subtitle: "Wisdom", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Text added to the website: 2011-05-16 00:00:00
Last modified: 2020-01-09 14:55:30
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Oh! Ah! Wisdom calls aloud
Language: English  after the Latin 
Oh! Ah! Wisdom calls aloud,
in the street raises [her] voice.

Subtitle: "Wisdom"

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Translator's notes:
Literally, Wisdom outside calls aloud, in the open street/courtyard offers voice.


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Text added to the website: 2020-01-07 00:00:00
Last modified: 2020-01-07 19:38:01
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Word count: 11