Latin Crosswords

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

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

De Viro et Uxore Bigamis


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 Viro et Uxore Bigamis: The and The Woman who Remarried. 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:
vir, uxor, maritus, vidua, bigamus, facinus, diligere, assiduo, defunctus, prior, pauper, capo, cena, accersere, valde, coquere, nocere, cupere, pugnare, vindicare
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


2 Poor man, beggar
5 Former, prior
8 To avenge, fight back
11 Capon, chicken
12 Twice-married
14 To desire, want, long for
16 To cook, boil, bake
18 Woman, wife
19 To summon, invite
20 Greatly, extremely, very


1 To fight, do battle
3 Deed, misdeed, crime
4 Widow
6 To favor, cherish, love
7 Husband, spouse
9 Dead, deceased
10 To hurt, harm, injure
13 Constantly, incessantly
15 Man, husband
17 Dinner, supper

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