monumentum aere perennius

Latin quotation from Horace

mo·​nu·​men·​tum ae·​re per·​en·​ni·​us ˌmȯ-nu̇-ˈmen-tu̇m-ˌī-re-pe-ˈre-nē-u̇s How to pronounce monumentum aere perennius (audio)
: a monument more lasting than bronze
used of an immortal work of art or literature

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“Monumentum aere perennius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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