Latin Crosswords

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

Thursday, July 26, 2007

De mulo et equo


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 mulo et equo: The Mule and The Horse. 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:
aureus, beatus, calamitas, cibus, clitella, discrimen, equus, felix, frenus, infelix, insignis, invidia, mors, mulus, onus, ornatus, pugna, quotidie, victus, vulnus
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


5 Happy, lucky
6 Adornments, finery
8 Daily, every day
10 Fight, battle
11 Wound, injury
15 Crisis, distinction
16 Unhappy, unlucky
17 Death
19 Horse
20 Blessed, fortunate


1 Food
2 Envy, jealousy
3 Golden
4 Mule
7 Disaster, damage
9 Distinguished, outstanding
12 Living, way of life, food
13 Pack-saddle
14 Bridle, harness, reins
18 Weight, burden

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