Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Round-Up: June 11

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.

Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is In tenebris salto (English: I take a leap in the shadows.). You can use the Javascript to include the Latin proverb of the day automatically each day on your webpage, blog, or wiki. Meanwhile, to read a brief essay about this proverb, visit the AudioLatinProverbs.com website.

Greek Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Λίθος κυλιόμενος φῦκος οὐ ποιεῖ. (English: The rolling stone does not make seaweed... yes, this is "a rolling stone gathers no moss"). You can use the Javascript to include the Greek proverb of the day automatically each day on your webpage, blog, or wiki - and each Greek proverb also comes with a Latin version.

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 verse from the Prayer of Manasseh: Tu es Dominus altissimus super omnem terram.

How-To Technology Tips. For those of you interested in great free tools for publishing online, I've created a blog where I'm posting tips on the tools that I use. Today's post is about Ning.com - where you can create your own social network (with discussion board, blogging, etc.) for free.

Verbosum: Latin and English Vocabulary-Building. As one of my new summer projects, I'm publishing some notes here about Latin word formation, along with some tips for English-vocabulary-building, too. Today's post is about the prefix ad - and all the different ways it "assimilates" when it is attached to the word stem.

For an image today, I'll let the Roman Emperor of the Week widget supply us a portrait of this week's ruler!




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