Sunday, May 18, 2008

Round-Up: May 18

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. Proverbs: Here is the audio for 10 more Latin proverbs from Latin Via 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 "zero-sum game" saying in Latin: Lucrum sine damno alterius fieri non potest.

Greek Via Fables: Here's the latest from the Greek fables of Syntipas. Today's fable is Ἰξευτὴς καὶ πέρδιξ, The Bird Catcher and the Partridge, a story about the doom that awaits all would-be traitors.

Latin Via Fables: I've added a Perry fable type, with a Latin version by Avianus plus an illustration, to the blog today. This time it is Perry 18, the story of the fisherman and the little fish. Here is the illustration:

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