Friday, February 29, 2008

Round-Up: February 29

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts (you can browse through previous round-ups at the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives). You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you can subscribe by email.

Vulgate Verses. The Vulgate Verses book is now available (from Lulu Publishers), and I'm adding Study Guides at the Vulgate Verses blog. The Study Guide I've added today is for Group 24, which includes this fine proverbs about the simple life - Melior est buccella sicca cum gaudio quam domus plena victimis cum iurgio.

Greek Via Fables: Here's the latest from the Greek fables of Syntipas. Today's fable is Γαλῆ καὶ ῥίνη, The Weasel and the File, a story which is better known in the version about the snake and the file - same story, but different animal!

Here's an image of the fable showing a snake, taken from Barlow's Aesop: