Thursday, May 29, 2008

Round-Up: May 29

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How-To Technology Tips. For those of you interested in great free tools for publishing online, I've created a blog where I'm posting tips on the tools that I use. Today's posts are about Typing Classical Greek Online, Creating a Randomized Widget with Text, and Creating a Randomized Widget with Images. Today's proverb is Echinus partum differt. In English: The hedgehog postpones its giving birth. Listen to the audio, and read a story about the viper who invited a hedgehog to share her den. I'm working away on the online guide to Latin Via Proverbs, with grammar notes and English translations, working through the book group by group. Today I've posted notes for Group 173, a group of proverbs which includes the Latin version of "he who lives by the sword" - Qui gladio ferit, gladio perit.

Latin Via Fables: I've added a Perry fable type, with a Latin version by Steinhowel plus an illustration, to the blog today. This time it is Perry 302, the story of the trees who gave wood to a man who used it to make an axe! Here is the illustration:

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