Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Round-Up: August 5

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.

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Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Intacta invidia media sunt (English: Middling things are untouched by envy - in other words, watch out for greatness: that's what provoke envy). You can use the Javascript to include the Latin proverb of the day automatically each day on your blog or webpage. Meanwhile, to read a brief essay about this proverb, visit the AudioLatinProverbs.com website.

Greek Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Ἑαυτὸν οὐ τρέφων, κύνας τρέφεις (English: You don't have enough food for yourself, and you're feeding your dogs). You can use the Javascript to include the Greek proverb of the day automatically each day on your blog or webpage - 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 great saying about the lamentable life of a foolish person: Luctus mortui septem dies; fatui autem et impii, omnes dies vitae illorum.

RomanSudoku.com: For your numerical amusement, it's Sudoku played with Roman numerals! You can visit the blog for a large version of today's puzzle (it's a perdifficile puzzle this time, very difficult!), which is conveniently sized to print out and play.

How-To Technology Tips. Today's technology tip is about PBWiki and Javascript - an important note for any of you out there currently using javascripts in your PBWiki pages. I've also added some notes about Editing and Creating Pages at PBWiki - it's such a great system for web publishing!

Latin Via Fables: Today I've added an image slideshow to the blog, along with a version of the story from Jacobs & Doering's Latin reader! It is for Perry 346, the story of the wolf and the dog. I've got about 20 different illustrations in the slideshow; here is one of them:




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