Monday, May 9, 2011

Roman Epitaphs B 129

Remains of the Appian Way in Rome, near Quarto Miglio [photo: Wikipedia, Appian Way]

 B 129

Quod quisque vestrum mortuo optarit mihi,
[Whatever anyone of you should wish for me, now dead,]

id illi eveniat semper vivo et mortuo.
[let this come to pass for him both in life and in death.]
B 151

Mi fili, mater rogat ut me ad te recipias.
[My son, your mother asks that you receive my body besides yours.]