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Laura Gibbs's Blog – February 2008 Archive (11)

Fable of the Day (Greek): The Weasel and The File

Γαλῆ καὶ ῥίνη

Another fable from Syntipas - check out the GreekAesop wiki for more information about Syntipas and his fables! I've included the text and a segmented version here; for grammar notes and more information, please visit the wiki. You can keep up with the latest Bestiaria posts by using the RSS feed, or you can…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on February 29, 2008 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day (Greek): The Rivers and The Sea

Ποταμοὶ καὶ θάλασσα

Another fable from Syntipas - check out the GreekAesop wiki for more information about Syntipas and his fables! I've included the text and a segmented version here; for grammar notes and more information, please visit the wiki. You can keep up with the latest Bestiaria posts by using the RSS feed, or you can…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on February 26, 2008 at 6:45pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day (Greek): The Swallow and The Raven

Χελιδὼν καὶ κόραξ

Another fable from Syntipas - check out the GreekAesop wiki for more information about Syntipas and his fables! I've included the text and a segmented version here; for grammar notes and more information, please visit the wiki. You can keep up with the latest Bestiaria posts by using the RSS feed, or you can…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on February 24, 2008 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day (Greek): The Poor Man and Death

Ἄνθρωπος πένης καὶ Θάνατος

Another fable from Syntipas - check out the GreekAesop wiki for more information about Syntipas and his fables! I've included the text and a segmented version here; for grammar notes and more information, please visit the wiki. Here is Fable 2.

The Poor Man and Death = Perry 60 (English…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on February 20, 2008 at 8:32am — No Comments

Fable of the Day (Greek): Donkey and Cicada

I've decided to start a new experiment, publishing some Greek fables here in the eClassics website. I'm starting off with the fables of Syntipas, since I've been working on a Greek Aesop wiki with the fables of Syntipas. Check out the GreekAesop wiki for more information about Syntipas and his fables! I've included the text and a segmented version here; for grammar notes and more information, please visit the wiki. Here is Fable 1.…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on February 18, 2008 at 6:59pm — 1 Comment

Technology and Classics

Following on Seumas's lead, I'm posting something here with the title "Technology and the Classics" so that if Andrew wants to pick up a list of these, he'll be able to find it.



I'm someone who is absolutely passionate about the use of the Internet for teaching and learning, Classics included! I'm also very excited about how community tools, like this ning.com community, make it possible for teachers to connect and share ideas online. In addition to this Classics ning, I would… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on February 9, 2008 at 12:30am — No Comments

Fable of the Day: De avaro sacculum alloquente

Title: De viro avaro sacculum nummorum alloquente: About the miser speaking to his sack of money, by Abstemius







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Vir quidam avarus, qui ingentem aureorum acervum male partum relicturus moriebatur, interrogabat sacculum nummorum, quem morienti sibi iusserat afferri, quibus voluptatem esset allaturus? Cui sacculus: heredibus, inquit, tuis qui nummos tanto… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on February 8, 2008 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day: De sene et Morte

Title: De sene mortem differre volente: About the old man wanted to postpone death, by Abstemius







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Senex quidam mortem, quae eum e vita raptura advenerat, rogabat, ut paululum differat, dum testamentum conderet et cetera ad tantum iter necessaria praepararet. Cui mors: cur, inquit, non hactenus praeparasti, toties a me monitus? Et cum ille eam numquam a se… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on February 7, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day: De praetore repetundarum damnato

Title: De praetore repetundarum damnato: About the praetor condemned for extortion, by Abstemius







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Praetor qui provinciam cui praefuerat expilaverat, repetundarum damnatus fuerat. Cumque aegre ablata restitueret, dicebat quidam e provincialibus, hic noster praetor mulieres imitatur, quae foetus concipientes mira voluptate afficiuntur, cum autem eos emittunt,… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on February 6, 2008 at 9:49pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day: De muliere ignem ferente

Title: De muliere ignem in mariti domum ferente: About the woman bringing a fire into her husband's house, by Abstemius







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Vir quidam prudens uxorem ducebat. Interrogatus autem ab amicis, quid sibi vellet facula illa, quam nova nupta accensam a paterna domo effert, rursusque mariti domum ingressura accendit et introfert. Significat, inquit, me hodie ignem a… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on February 5, 2008 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Fable of the Day: De accipitribus et columbis

Title: De accipitribus inter se inimicis quos columbae pacaverant: About the hawks who were enemies whom the doves pacified, by Abstemius







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Accipitres invicem inimici quotidie decertabant, suisque odiis occupati, alias aves minime infestabant. Columbae illorum vicem dolentes, eos missis legatis composuere. Sed illi, ubi inter se amici effecti sunt, ceteras… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on February 4, 2008 at 8:07pm — No Comments

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