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January 2008 Blog Posts (24)

Fable of the Day: De Lupo pisce fluvii

Title: De Lupo pisce fluvii, maris regnum affectante: About the "Wolf-Fish" of the river who claimed to rule the sea, by Abstemius

Latin Text:

Lupus piscis erat in amne quodam, qui pulchritudine, magnitudine, et robore ceteros eiusdem fluvii pisces excedebat. Unde cuncti eum admirabantur et tamquam regem praecipuo prosequebantur honore. Quare in superbiam elatus… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on January 8, 2008 at 9:08am — No Comments

Digital Demosthenes AIA/APA Roundtable

Dr. Jennifer Sheridan Moss of Wayne State University and I co-led a lunchtime roundtable discussion on technology and teaching Latin/Greek at the 2008 annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and American Philological Society. Six teachers (one junior high, one college, four high school), one entrepreneur, and one college student joined us to fill the table. The 90-minute discussion covered everything from iPods/podcasting to Second Life to on-line flashcards and Internet-only… Continue

Added by Andrew Reinhard on January 7, 2008 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day: De aquila filios cuniculi rapiente

Title: De aquila filios cuniculi rapiente: About the eagle abducting the rabbit's children, by Abstemius

Latin Text:

Aquila in altissima arbore nidulata, catulos cuniculi, qui longe illic pascebantur, in escam pullorum suorum rapuerat, quam cuniculus blandis orabat verbis, ut suos sibi filios restituere dignaretur. At illa eum, ut pusillum et terrestre animal et ad… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on January 7, 2008 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Imaginum Vocabularium Latinum

During one of my more recent forays into the wildly growing forest that is Google books, I tripped over the roots of something interesting - William's Vocabulary for Speaking Latin "composed for the amusement of his son" (ha ha), and published in 1828.

Download The_Latin_Vocabulary Williams Speaking.pdf

As Williams was amused in the writing of it, so have I been in the… Continue

Added by Latinum Institute on January 7, 2008 at 4:32am — No Comments

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