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Sunday, May 20, 2007

De Iove et Camelo


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 Iove et Camelo: Jupiter and the Camel. You can visit the Latin Via Fables page 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:
animal, auricula, bestia, camelus, cornu, decurtare, donare, fugere, geminus, homo, inermis, insignis, Iupiter, negare, orare, queri, ridere, stultitia, taurus, votum
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


1 To grant, bestow
4 To crop, mutilate
7 To complain, bewail
9 Person, man
10 To deny, refuse
15 Bull
16 Unarmed, defenseless
17 Jupiter, king of the gods
18 Living creature, animal
19 Beast, animal
20 Foolishness


2 To laugh
3 To speak, plead
5 To flee, run away
6 Horn
8 Prayer, wish
11 Twin, double
12 Camel
13 Ear
14 Distinguished, remarkable

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