Monday, December 22, 2008

Fabula: De Accipitre et Luscinia



Today's podcast is the audio for one of the fables in Barlow's Aesop: Accipiter et Luscinia, the story of the hawk and the nightingale. You can find out more about this fable - including grammar commentary and English translation - at the Aesopus.Ning.com website.
Comprehenderat Lusciniam
Accipiter,
quae misere clamabat
ut se captivam demitteret.
Cui Accipiter:
“Frustra
clamosas cies querimonias,
nam licet
omnes silvarum commoveris aviculas,
non ab unguibus meis liberabunt.”
Here is the illustration of the fable by Francis Barlow:

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