Sunday, January 25, 2009

Round-Up: January 25

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 Fabula: De Vitula et Bove, a wonderful fable in praise of hard work... and the uneviable fate that awaits those who don't work!

Proverbiis Pipilo: You can see my Twitter feed, full of proverbs while I am online each day - here's a famous one from today's pipilationes: Omnes viae ad Romam ferunt.

Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Scientia sol mentis (English: Knowledge is the sun of the mind - a great saying about "enlightenment"). 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 Μακραὶ τυράννων χεῖρες (English: Long are the hands of tyrants... I won't even go into all the ways this can be applied to the reach of tyrants in the technology age!). 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 CANE VETULO ET MAGISTRO (the story of an old dog and his most ungrateful master). 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: Simplified Fables: I'm now presenting the "Barlow Aesop" collection, fable by fable, in a SIMPLIFIED version (same story, but in simpler sentences) - with a SLIDESHOW presentation to go along with it, too. Today's Simplified fable is Fable 11: Rusticus et Hercules, the wonderful story of how god - in the form of the divine Hercules - helps those that help themselves!




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