Friday, May 9, 2008

Round-Up: May 9

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. I'm working away on the online guide to Latin Via Proverbs, with grammar notes and English translations, working through the book group by group. Today I've posted notes for Group 170, a group of proverbs which includes the words famously attributed to the dying emperor Vespasian: Vae, puto, deus fio! 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 the famous riddles of Samson: Quid dulcius melle? Quid fortius leone?

Latin Via Fables: I've added a Perry fable type, with Steinhowel's Latin version and illustration, to the blog today. This time it is Perry 35, the story of the Satyr and the Traveler. Here is the illustration:

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