Friday, November 14, 2008

Round-Up: November 14

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Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Discipulus est prioris posterior dies (English: The following day is the student of the previous day - in other words: live and learn!). 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 Ἐυήθει δάκτυλον μὴ δείξῃς, ἵνα μὴ τὴν παλάμην σου καταπίῃ (English: Don't offer a finger to a fool, because he might swallow your hand). 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 21: Equus et Asinus, the story of the proud horse and the humble donkey. Here is Barlow's illustration:




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