Saturday, October 25, 2008

Round-Up: October 25

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Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Gutta fortunae prae dolio sapientiae (English: A drop of luck rather than a vat of wisdom.). 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 Ὦ παῖ, σιώπα, πόλλ' ἔχει σιωπὴ καλά. (English: O child, be quiet; quiet entails many good things). 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 Fable 12: Pastoris Puer et Agricolae, the story of the boy who cried "Wolf!" Here is Barlow's illustration:




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