Latin Crosswords

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

Friday, July 27, 2007

De Porco 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 Porco et Equo: The Pig 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:
adimere, bellator, cultellus, dignus, equus, fortasse, gerere, gloria, honestus, laus, lutum, mori, mors, porcus, prodire, properare, pugna, sordes, stultus, vita
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 Horse
5 To die
7 Fight, battle
9 To go forth, advance
10 Praise
13 Mud, dirt
14 Worthy
16 Fool
17 To hurry
18 Martial, war-like
19 Respectable, worthy


2 Filth, squalor
3 Life
4 Death
6 Perhaps, possibly
7 Pig, hog
8 To carry, carry on, conduct
11 To withdraw, take away
12 Knife, dagger
15 Fame, renown

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