et in Arcadia ego

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Latin phrase et in Ar·ca·dia ego \ˌet-in-är-ˌkä-dē-ä-ˈe-gō\

Definition of et in Arcadia ego

  1. :  I too in Arcadia :  I (the deceased) too lived in Arcadia; also :  I (death) too am present in Arcadia —inscription viewed by Arcadian shepherds in Baroque paintings


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