Thursday, May 8, 2008

Round Up: May 8

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 Stultorum infinitus est numerus, which features a great example of what I call "word wrapping."

Greek Via Fables: Here's the latest from the Greek fables of Syntipas. Today's fable is Λαγωοὶ καὶ ἀλώπεκες, The Hares and the Foxes, a story about choosing your battles, and your allies, wisely.

Latin Via Fables: I've added a Perry fable type, with Steinhowel's Latin version and illustration, to the blog today. This time it is Perry 39, the story of the wise swallow and the other birds who were foolish. Here is the illustration:

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