Inscription: (border, upper left) Ut riget informis sub Aquari sydere tellus / Sic primis annis mente stupescit homo.
[As the ugly earth freezes under the constellation of the Water-bearer, so man is benumbed in mind in his first years.]
(upper left) "Trasecas" [for Thrascias, NNW wind], "Aquilo" [NE wind]
(center, left) Disciderat Moses raptam de fronte coronam. / Sed pueru insontem prunula morsa docet.
[Moses had broken the crown stolen from (Pharaoh's) brow, but the bite of a burning coal shows the boy innocent.]
(border, upper center) At gemini sensim dissolunt [for dissolvunt] pascua Pisces
Annus ut obtusum septimus ingenium.
[But the twin Fishes gradually thaw out the meadows, as does the seventh year the dull mind.]
(upper center) "Notus" [S wind]
(center) Du tractata cupit mater rescire senatus. / A Pretextato luditur illa suo.
[When the mother wishes to know what has been discussed in the Senate, her boy in his youthful toga praetextata, mocks her.]
(border, lower center) Subdita lascive Veneri si tempera nescis / In placido regnat candida vere Cypris.
[If thou knowest not the season ruled by wanton Venus, the radiant Cyprian reigns in tranquil Spring.]
(border, upper right) Luxuriosa putat foecundi germina veris / Martius, ut pueri Pedia stulticiam.
[March prunes the rand sprouts of fecund Spring, as Education does the foolishness of a boy.]
(center, right) Reddit Alexader resposu a perside missis / Tam docte, ut pueri verba stupeda foret.
[Alexander replied so skillfully to the Persian envoys that they were astounded by the works of the boy.]