Rerum cognoscere causas

Rerum cognoscere causas

Library in Brodsworth Hall, South Yorkshire, England (UK).

“Felix, qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas” is verse 490 of Book 2 of the “Georgics”, by the Latin poet Virgil. It is literally translated as: “Fortunate who was able to know the causes of things”.

“Rerum Cognoscere Causas” – “to discover the causes of things” is the motto of the University of Sheffield.

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