LATIN VIA FABLES: AESOPUS

Aesop's Fables... in Latin!

Fābula 25: Dē Aucupe et Perdice (with macrons)

For your reading pleasure, here is a fable with macrons:


Auceps, rētibus extensīs, captābat Perdicem. Volucris illa captāta supplicabundē illum rogābat ut sē dēmitteret, prōmittens sē in rētia plūrimās Aves allectūram. Cui Auceps: “Nēquāquam hoc faciam, nam procul dubiō mē dēcipiēs, quae sodālēs tuōs prōditūra es.”

Post comments and questions below; here are some resources to help you:
Commentary: Segmented version of the Latin text for easy reading.
Simplified Fable: Simplified version of the Latin text for pre-reading.
Barlow 90: English translation available here, plus the original Latin moral.
Flashcards: Flashcards, with macrons, at Quia.com.
Crossword: Crossword puzzle based on vocabulary for this fable.
Audio. If you do not see a play button here, use the Audio Tab (see above).
Digital Book: Digital facsimile of page from Barlow's 1687 publication.
Perry 265: For more Latin and English versions.


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