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

Apr 24, 2020 627


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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