LATIN VIA FABLES: AESOPUS

Aesop's Fables... in Latin!

Fābula 30: Dē Lupō et Grue (with macrons)

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


Lupus, osse in gutture retentō, cum multum cruciārētur, Grui pretium obtulit, sī illūd ē gutture extraheret. Grūs autem, cum ōs ē gutture Lupī extraxerat, pretium sibi promissum postulat. Cui Lupus, subrīdens simulque dentēs acuens, dixit, “Satis pretiī tibi esse dēbet quod ex meō ōre caput sine capitis iactūrā ēdūxeris.”

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 82: 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 156: For more Latin and English versions.

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