Latin Crosswords

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

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

De Lupo et Histrice

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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 Lupo suadente histrici, ut tela deponeret: The Wolf Persuading the Hedgehog to lay down his weapons. 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:
astutia, audere, esuriens, fraus, histrix, intendere, invadere, lupus, munire, onus, portare, proelium, sagitta, sagittarius, sapiens, suadere, telum, tempus, tergus, undique
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

4 Battle, fight, contest
7 Hedgehog
9 Weight, burden
10 Back, hide
12 Hungry, famished
14 Archer, bowman
15 Time
17 Wise, wise man
18 To dare, be brave enough to
19 Trick, cunning strategy

DOWN

1 Trick, deceit
2 To carry
3 On all sides, all around
5 To attack
6 Wolf
8 To stretch, strain, direct
11 Spear, dart, weapon
13 To fortify, defend, arm
14 Arrow
16 To urge, suggest, advise

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