Latin Crosswords

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

Thursday, August 09, 2007

De Agricola

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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 LatinViaFables.com.

Today's fable at Latin Via Fables is De Agricola militiam et mercaturam affectante: The Farmer aspiring to the arts of war and of business. 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:
agricola, augere, bos, caper, equus, imperator, lautus, lucrum, merx, miles, militia, miseria, navis, ovis, praedium, proelium, sors, vendere, 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:

ACROSS

3 Elegant, fashionable, fine
5 Sheep
7 Soldier
10 Commodity, goods, merchandise
11 Farm, estate
14 General, commander
16 Horse
18 Military service, campaign
19 To increase, exalt, improve

DOWN

1 Ship
2 Gain, profit
4 Ox, cow, cattle
6 To sell
8 Battle, contest
9 Wound, injury
12 Farmer
13 Goat, billy-goat
15 Distress, woe, disaster
17 Fate, lot

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