Highly Useful Latin Phraseology
Auribus Teneo Lupum
It is used to describe an unsustainable situation, and, in particular, one in which both doing nothing and doing something to resolve it are equally risky.
Corvus Oculum Corvi Non Eruit
Picture a politician sticking up for a colleague even in the face of widespread criticism—that’s a fine example of the old Latin saying corvus oculum corvi non eruit, meaning "a crow will not pull out the eye of another crow".
Literally meaning "Who benefits?", "Cui bono?" is a rhetorical Latin phrase. It’s used in English to question the meaningfulness or advantages of carrying something out.
Why Should You Learn Latin?
The study of Latin is an ongoing practice in linguistic puzzle-solving that generally helps students to become thoughtful readers and writers.
Studying Latin is a way of performing advanced study in multiple subject areas simultaneously. It is a master art that enables students to master other subjects.
Deciphering the “secret code” of Latin, learning how to see the meanings behind words and read great authors in their own tongue is a pleasure that will last a lifetime.