Thread: Quod licet Jovi
View Single Post
  #1  
Old July 6th, 2018, 11:53 AM
Wolfgang Plattner Wolfgang Plattner is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Koblach, Austria
Posts: 1,025
Default Quod licet Jovi

... non licet bovi.
It is a Latin phrase, literally "What is permissible for Jove is not permissible for a bull" is often translated as "Gods may do what cattle may not".

But you may read this as a memento mori, too.

__________________
greetings from a hill
zenfolio
Flickr
Reply With Quote