Saturday, January 17, 2009

Fabula: De Accipitre Columbam Insequente

Today's podcast is the audio for one of the fables in Barlow's Aesop: De Accipitre Columbam Insequente, the story of the hawk who was caught as he was hunting a dove. You can find out more about this fable - including grammar commentary and English translation - at the website.
Cum Accipiter
Columbam praecipiti insequeretur volatu,
villam quandam ingressus,
a Rustico captus est,
quem blande,
ut se dimitteret, obsecrabat.
“Non etenim te laesi,”
Cui Rusticus:
“Nec haec te laeserat.”
Here is the illustration of the fable by Francis Barlow:

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