Saturday, March 7, 2009

Round-Up: March 7

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 Latin Via Proverbs: Group 20, which contains this great saying about how "truth will out" - Veritas temporis filia.

Proverbiis Pipilo: You can see my Twitter feed, full of proverbs while I am online each day - here's a recent one I really liked; so much wisdom in just three words: Amici divitum multi..

Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Ab ovo usque ad mala (English: From the egg all the way to the apples - in other words, from soup to nuts!). 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.

Vulgate Verse of the Day: Today's verse is Tempus occidendi et tempus sanandi (Ecc. 3:3). You can use the Javascript to include the Vulgate verse of the day automatically each day on your webpage or blog.

Latin Animal Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Luxurians asinus saltando comminuit crus (English: The frolicking donkey broke his leg when he leaped - a very nice use of the Latin gerund). You can use the Javascript to include the Latin proverb of the day automatically each day on your webpage or blog.

Greek Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Ἅπας ἐχῖνος τραχύς (English: The hedgehog is prickly all over - which is of course the key to the hedgehog's self-defense). 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: 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 De Vulpe Sine Cauda, a story of how misery loves company.

Fable of the Day: Today's fable of the day from Barlow's Aesop is DE LUPO OVIS PELLE INDUTO (the story of the wolf who dressed in sheep's clothing). 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 - and look at the marvelous illustration! The wolf really is in sheep's clothing!




Aesop's Fables in Latin now available at Amazon.com.

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