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October 2007 Blog Posts (22)

Fable of the Day: De Ariete et Tauro

Title: De Ariete cum tauro pugnante: The Ram Who Fought The Bull, by Abstemius







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Aries quidam inter lanigeros erat, tanta cornuum et capitis firmitate ut ceteros arietes statim facileque superaret. Quare cum nullum amplius arietem inveniret qui occursanti sibi auderet obsistere, crebris elatus victoriis taurum ausus est ad certamen provocare. Sed primo… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on October 3, 2007 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day: De anu et ancillis (Barlow)

Title: De Anu et Ancillis: The Old Lady and Her Maids, by Francis Barlow

Anus quaedam domi habebat complures Ancillas, quas quotidie, antequam lucesceret, ad Galli gallinacei, quem domi alebat, cantum excitabat ad opus. Ancillae tandem, quotidiani negotii commotae taedio, Gallum

obtruncant, sperantes iam, necato illo, sese in medios dormituras dies.

Sed haec spes miseras frustrata est. Hera enim, ut…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on October 1, 2007 at 7:16pm — No Comments

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