LATIN VIA FABLES: AESOPUS

Aesop's Fables... in Latin!

Fābula 27: Dē Mīlvō Aegrōtō (with macrons)

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


Aegrōtus lectō dēcumbebat Mīlvus, iam fermē moriens. Mātrem ōrat precātum īre deōs, multa prōmittens, sī redīre ad salūtem licēret. Māter autem respondēbat nil opis spērandum ā diīs, quōrum sacra et āras rapīnīs tōties violāsset.

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 75: 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 324: For more Latin and English versions.

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