Single Facsimile View | View Transcribed Page

Single Emblem View

Link to an image of this page Link to an image of this page [e6v p76]

Auxilium nunquam deficiens.

Help never failing


Bina pericla unis effugi sedulus armis,
Cm premererque solo, cm premererque salo.
Incolumen ex acie clypeus me praestitit, idem
Naufragum apprensus littora adusque tulit.[1]

Double danger have I escaped by careful use of one set of arms, when I was hard-pressed on dry land and when I was in dire straits amidst the swelling billows. My shield brought me safe from the battle. The same shield, when I seized it, carried me, ship-wrecked, right to the shore.


Fingit Autor militem quendam unicis suis
armis in diversis periculis sese egregi salvas-
se, cm enim is in terra militaret, scuto seu cly
peo suo ab inimicorum ictibus protegendo
se defendit, mox cm in Mari naufragium pas-
sus, super eodem natando ad litus usque por-
tatus denu incolumis evasit. Sic viris corda-
tis & magnanimis, fortuna, etiam in rebus
quantumcunque afflictis atque adversis, facil mo-
dum auxiliumve ministrat, ut denique vulg
fertur, fortes fortuna adiuvat.


1. This is based on Anthologia graeca 9, 42. See also 9, 109.

Related Emblems

Show related emblems Show related emblems

Hint: You can set whether related emblems are displayed by default on the preferences page

Iconclass Keywords

Relating to the image:

Relating to the text:

Hint: You can turn translations and name underlining on or off using the preferences page.


Back to top

Privacy notice
Terms and conditions