Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Round-Up: April 8

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts (you can browse through previous round-ups at the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives). You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you can subscribe by email.

AudioLatinProverbs.com: Today's proverb is Ne Hercules quidem adversus duos. In English: Not even Hercules fights against two. Listen to the audio, and learn about the use of ne to negate the postpositive particle quidem.

AudioLatin.com: Verses: Here is some more audio for the Vulgate Verses book - just the audio, but there is a link to a page where you can get English notes and commentary on these verses also. Today's group includes this lovely saying about the kingdom of heaven: Non est regnum Dei esca et potus, sed iustitia et pax.

Greek Via Fables: Here's the latest from the Greek fables of Syntipas. Today's fable is Λέων καὶ δύο ταῦροι, The Lion and The Two Bulls , a fable the illustrates the process of "divide and conquer."

Here's an image to go with that fable, taken from Barlow's Aesop: