Sunday, June 8, 2008

Round-Up: June 8

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 Non ducor, duco. (English: I am not led: I lead, the motto of Sao Paulo, Brazil). 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 1.90: Ἀιεὶ τὰ πέρυσι βελτίω. (English: The things of yesteryear are always better). 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.

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 adding widgets to your Blogger.com - with step-by-step instructions explaining how that words.

Learning Latin Links. As one of my new summer projects, I'm publishing some notes here about Latin resources I use online. Today's post is about Bibliotheca Augustana - a fantastic site for both Latin AND Greek texts online.

Audio Pocasts. As a summer project, I'm going to start doing some podcasts, based on the contents of the BestLatin blogs. Today's podcast is from the Latin Via Fables blog; see below.

Latin Via Fables: I've added a Perry fable type, with a Latin version by de Furia plus an illustration, to the blog today. This time it is Perry 113, the story of the tuna fish and the dolphin. Here is the illustration:




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