Sunday, August 24, 2008

August 24 Round-Up

Happy back-to-school days, everybody! Not much in the round-up as a result (I hope things will quiet down for me soon!) - anyway, here are 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 Victrix fortunae sapientia (English: Wisdom is the conqueror of luck). You can use the Javascript to include the Latin proverb of the day automatically each day on your webpage or blog. Meanwhile, to read a brief essay about this proverb, visit the AudioLatinProverbs.com website.

Greek Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Ὁδοῦ παρούσης τὴν ἀτραπὸν ζητεῖς (English: The road is right in front of you, and you're looking for a shortcut). You can use the Javascript to include the Greek proverb of the day automatically each day on your webpage or blog - and each Greek proverb also comes with a Latin version.

Latin Via Fables: Today, along with a Latin fable from the great medieval writer Odo of Cheriton, I've added an image slideshow to the blog! It is for Perry 376, the story of the frog who puffed herself up until she exploded. I've got over 20 different illustrations in the slideshow; here is one of them:




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