Sunday, March 9, 2008

Round-Up: March 9

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 commenting on various verses included in that book for their special qualities in Latin. Today's verse is Filioli, adhuc modicum vobiscum sum. , which features the use of the affectionate Latin diminutive, filioli.

Greek Via Fables: Here's the latest from the Greek fables of Syntipas. Today's fable is Κόραξ ἀετὸν μιμούμενος, The Raven Imitating The Eagle, a story about an overly ambitious little bird!

Here's an image to go with that fable, taken from Steinhowel's Aesop: