Latin Crosswords

Puzzles for Latin students and anyone interested in the ancient Greco-Roman world.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

De Vidua et asino viridi


I'm using some new crossword puzzle software (online, fast, easy) to create new puzzles to go with the new Aesop's fables I'm posting at

Today's fable at Latin Via Fables is De Vidua et asino viridi: The Widow and The Green Donkey. You can visit the Latin Via Fables page for this fable to see the Latin text, English translation and some grammar help.

Word List. Here is an alphabetical word list of the Latin words included in the puzzle:
admirari, albus, asinus, audere, coelibatus, cupere, defieri, depingere, fabula, insolitus, nubere, nuptiae, puer, senex, sermo, vicus, vidua, vir, viridis, vulgus
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


3 Talk, tale, story
7 White
8 Unusual, abnormal
11 To dare, act boldly
12 Conversation, talk, rumor
13 To grow less, run out, subside
14 Crowd
17 Widow
18 To paint


1 Celibacy, single life
2 Village, hamlet
4 To admire, regard with wonder
5 To desire, long for
6 (pl.) marriage
9 Boy
10 Husband
11 Donkey
15 Old man
16 To get married

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