Sunday, December 28, 2008

Round-Up: December 28

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.

Bestiaria Latina Podcasts: Today's audio podcast is LaFontaine in Latin: Muli Duo, a story in praise of the simple life.

Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Repetitio mater memoriae (English: Repetition is the mother of memory - one of the all-time best sayings for language teachers and learners). 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 Τὰ πέρα Γαδείρων οὐ περατά (English: The things beyond Cadiz are not navigable - meaning the Atlantic Ocean, which lies beyond Cadiz and the Strait of Gibraltar which separates the Mediterranean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean). 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.

Fable of the Day: Today's fable of the day from Barlow's Aesop is DE VULPE ET AQUILA (the story of what happened when the eagle stole the fox's pups). You can use the Javascript to include the fable of the day automatically each day on your webpage or blog - meanwhile, to find out more about today's fable, visit the Ning Resource Page, where you will find links to the text, commentary, as well as a discussion board for questions and comments.

Latin Via Fables: Grammar Commentary: I'm presenting the "Barlow Aesop" collection, fable by fable, with my commentary on each (a more expanded commentary than is possible within the confines of the book). Today's grammar commentary is Fable 63: Vulpes in Puteo, the story of the fox and the goat who were trapped in a well.

Latin Christmas Carols: Today's Christmas song in Latin is XII Dies Natalis (The Twelve Days of Christmas). You can use the Javascript to include the Christmas carol of the day automatically each day on your webpage or blog - meanwhile, to find out more about today's song, visit the Gaudium Mundo Christmas Carol website, where you will find the lyrics to the song in Latin, along with links to additional online information about the song:



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