Symphosius Riddle 61: Ancora


Date: Fri 09 Sep 2022
Original text:

Mucro mihi geminus ferro coniungitur uno.
Cum vento luctor, cum gurgite pugno profundo.
Scrutor aquas medias, ipsas quoque mordeo terras.


My twin points are joined by one iron.
When I struggle with the wind, when I fight with the deep water,
I search amid the waters, and I bite the ground itself.

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This edition is based on Raymond T. Ohl, ed. The Enigmas of Symphosius. PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1928.

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