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Секст Проперций

Дата рождения: 47 до н.э.
Дата смерти: 14 до н.э.
Другие имена: Sextus Aurelius Propertius

Секст Авре́лий Пропе́рций — древнеримский элегический поэт. До нас дошли четыре книги его «Элегий».

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„Со смертью – не все кончается.“

—  Секст Проперций
Надпись по латыни на обороте надгробной плиты на могиле Иосифа Бродского представляет собой строку из элегии Проперция и переводится "Со смертью не все кончается".

„Make way, you Roman writers, make way, Greeks!
Something greater than the Iliad is born.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Cedite Romani scriptores, cedite Grai! Nescio quid maius nascitur Iliade. Of Virgil’s Aeneid. II, xxxiv, 65.

„The sailor tells of winds, the ploughman of bulls,
the soldier counts his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Navita de ventis, de tauris narrat arator, Enumerat miles vulnera, pastor oves. II, i, 43–4.

„Absence makes the heart grow fonder.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Semper in absentes felicior aestus amantes. II, xxxiii, 43.

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„What though strength fails? Boldness is certain to win praise. In mighty enterprises, it is enough to have had the determination.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Quod si deficiant vires, audacia certe Laus erit: in magnis et voluisse sat est. Variant translation: Even if strength fail, boldness at least will deserve praise: in great endeavors even to have had the will is enough. II, x, 5.

„Woever he was who first depicted Amor as a boy, don’t you think it was a wonderful touch? He was the first to see that lovers live without sense.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Quicumque ille fuit, puerum qui pinxit Amorem nonne putas miras hunc habuisse manus? is primum vidit sine sensu vivere amantes II, xii, 1-3; translation by A. S. Kline

„Let each man have the wit to go his own way.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Unus quisque sua noverit ire via. II, xxv, 38.

„He errs that seeks to set a term to the frenzy of love; true love hath no bound.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Errat, qui finem vesani quaerit amoris: verus amor nullum novit habere modum II, xv, 29; translation by H.E. Butler

„Nudus Amor formam non amat artificem.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Love is naked, and loves not beauty gained by artifice. I, ii, 8; translation by G.P. Goold

„I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Magnum iter ascendo; sed dat mihi gloria vires IV. 10. 3

„Never change when love has found its home.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Neque assueto mutet amore torum. I, i, 36.

„There is something beyond the grave; death does not end all, and the pale ghost escapes from the vanquished pyre.“

—  Propertius
Elegies, Sunt aliquid Manes: letum non omnia finit, Luridaque evictos effugit umbra rogos. IV, vii, 1.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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