Sunday, September 21, 2008

Round-Up: September 21

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Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Frenis saepe repugnat equus (English: The horse often fights against the reins). 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 Ἐξ τοῦ εἰσορᾷν γίνεται ἀνθρώποις ἐρᾷν (English: From a look, people fall in love). 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: I'm presenting the "Barlow Aesop" collection, fable by fable, with my commentary on each. Today's fable is Fabe 3: De partu montium, the story of the mountains who gave birth to a mouse! (The Latin equivalent of making a mountain out of a molehill.) Here is Barlow's illustration:



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