Latin Crosswords

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

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

De Adolescente canente


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 Adolescente in funere matris canente: About the Young Man who sang at his mother's funeral. 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:
amens, canere, cantare, concinere, defunctus, filius, flere, fletus, funus, gratis, increpare, lacrima, maestus, mater, pater, sacerdos, sepulchrum, una, uxor, vir
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


4 Father
6 Tear
7 To chant, sing
8 Dead, deceased
10 Son
12 Mother
13 To rebuke, chide, upbraid
14 Burial, funeral
17 Gloomy, sad
18 Man, husband


1 Demented, crazy
2 To sing, celebrate
3 To weep
5 Grave, tomb
7 To sing along, accompany
9 Together with, at the same time
10 Weeping, crying
11 Priest
15 Wife
16 Freely, without payment

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