Italy needs Connecticut and the U.S. now more than ever

Apr 24, 2020 573

BY: FRANCESCO SALIMBENI

In the epic Latin poem “The Aeneid,” written between 29 and 19 BC, the Roman poet Virgil coined the phrase “Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes ” which translated into English means “Be wary of Greeks bearing gifts.”

The adage is commonly used to warn of a supposed gift or act of virtue that is a hidden threat.  This timeless warning has even more import today in Italy as we face one of our greatest historical challenge due to the coronavirus public health crisis.

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SOURCE: https://ctmirror.org

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