Thursday, May 22, 2008

Round-Up: May 22

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts - and for previous posts, check out the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives. You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you might prefer to subscribe by email. Today's proverb is Post nubila Phoebus. In English: After clouds, the sun. Listen to the audio, and read about the Aesop's fable in which the sun and the wind do battle with one another.

Greek Via Fables: Here's the latest from the Greek fables of Syntipas. Today's fable is Κύων κρέας φέρων, The Dog Carrying The Meat, a very famous fable about letting your greed get the better of you, thanks to the world's traps and illusions.

Latin Via Fables: I've added a Perry fable type, with a Latin version plus an illustration, to the blog today. This time it is Perry 117 and Perry 50, the story of the cat (or weasel) who was turned into a woman, and also a story about a fox who was turned into a human being. Here is the illustration:

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