by Paolo Antonio Rolli (1687 - 1765)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Fra le stragi e fra le morti
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Fra le stragi e fra le morti
s'immortalano gli eroi.
La Fortuna aiuta i forti
Giove assiste i figli suoi.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Heroes are rendered immortal", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Heroes are rendered immortal
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Heroes are rendered immortal
in the midst of strife and carnage.
Fortune favors the brave,
and Jove aids his sons.


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This text was added to the website: 2019-11-12
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Word count: 20