Monday, November 12, 2007

Round-Up: November 12

Here is a round-up of today's Bestiaria Latina blog posts (you can browse through previous round-ups at the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives). I hope everybody had a good weekend! I'm now starting to go through Barlow's Aesop again, preparing the materials for a forthcoming book with Bolchazy-Carducci! So, as I republish the fables at, they will have accompanying vocabulary and grammar notes, something I had not included in my previous recitation of these fables. Here is the fable I published today: De leone, asino et gallo: The Lion, The Donkey and The Rooster. The idea that lions are scared of a cockcrow is an ancient one (read more at, although the poor donkey does not make the connection!

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