Latin poems to know and love.

Metamorphoses Book 12, lines 39 - 63

The House of Rumour

by Ovid

Orbe locus medio est inter terrasque fretumque

As the Trojan War becomes imminent, rumour is rife.

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Aeneid Book 1, lines 387 - 409

Venus’s swans

by Virgil

'Quisquis es, haud, credo, invisus caelestibus auras

The oracle of the swans brings good news to Aeneas

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