Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Round-Up: December 4

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've also published a piece today on "The Good Thief" at the ReligiousReading.com blog, if you are interested.

AudioLatin.com: Here is the audio for 10 more Latin proverbs - just the audio, but there is a link to a page where you can get English translations and commentary on the proverbs, too. Today's group includes this fine rhyming proverb: Doctrinae cultus nemo spernit nisi stultus..

Latin Holiday Songs. For the holiday season, instead of a Latin Fable of the Day, I'll be posting a "holiday song of the day" at the eClassics ning. Today's holiday song is A Solis Ortus Cardine, a beautiful medieval carol based on an alphabetic hymn by the fifth-century Christian poet Sedulius.

Meanwhile, here is a medieval depiction of the nativity.

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