Thursday, December 11, 2008

Barlow: De Partu Montium



Today's podcast is the audio for one of the fables in Barlow's Aesop: De Partu Montium, the story of the mountains who gave birth to a mouse. You can find out more about this fable - including grammar commentary and English translation - at the Aesopus.Ning.com website.
Rumor erat
parturire Montes.
Homines
undique accurrunt et circumstant,
monstri quidpiam
non sine pavore expectantes.
Montes tandem parturiunt;
exit ridiculus Mus.
Here is the illustration of the fable by Francis Barlow:

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