For more about HYPNOS and HYPNOTIC, see this blog post.

I got: Hypnos! Who Is Your Minor Greek Godly Parent? So if i wasn't a daughter of Hermes, Hypnos would he my father.

The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Leo Iratus et Puteus, in which anger is a lion's undoing (this fable has a vocabulary list).

The Hare and the Lion. A sly rabbit decides to challenge the tyrannical rule of the lion.

Here is today's free book online: Stories from the Greek Tragedians by Alfred Church.

Here is today's free book online: Stories from the Greek Tragedians by Alfred Church.

Here is today's audio fable: Vulpes Pacem Annuntians, with links to the audio and to the blog post.

Latin Fables Read by Justin Slocum Bailey. Here is today's audio fable: Vulpes Pacem Annuntians, with links to the audio

Altius tendo. I will go higher.

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: March 11

For more about Aphrodite and aphrodisiacs, see this blog post.

The Pistoxenos Painter (Ancient Greek)
White-ground kylix with Aphrodite riding on a goose,
the curling tendril of a plant held in her outstretched hand, detail.
Around 460 BC

Discat, qui nescit, nam sic sapientia crescit. Let him learn who does not know, for in this way does knowledge grow.

Let him learn who does not know, for thus does knowledge grow.

The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Leo Iratus et Puteus, in which anger is a lion's undoing

The Hare and the Lion. A sly rabbit decides to challenge the tyrannical rule of the lion.

The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Iuvencus et Rusticus, the story of a recalcitrant calf.

The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Iuvencus et Rusticus, the story of a recalcitrant calf.

For more about the CORNUCOPIA, see this blog post.

Mosaic with Genius of the Year, late century AD, found in Aranjuez National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid © Carole Raddato

Here is today's free book online: Greek and Roman Ghost Stories by Lacy Collison-Morley. There's also an audiobook version of this one!

Here is today's free book online: Greek and Roman Ghost Stories by Lacy Collison-Morley. There's also an audiobook version of this one!

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