Latin Crosswords

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

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

De Mure liberante Milvum


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 Mure liberante Milvum: The Mouse Who Freed The Kite. 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:
abrodere, auceps, avis, dens, evolare, gratia, immemor, implicere, inimicus, lacerare, laqueum, malignus, milvus, mus, quamvis, rostrum, solvere, unguis, via, vinculum
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 Bird
2 Although, even though
6 Spiteful, mean
8 Bond, chain, fetter
9 Favor, thanks (pl.)
11 Mouse
12 Enemy, hostile
14 To mangle, cut, destroy
15 Kite (bird)
16 Nail, claw, talon
17 To fly away, fly out
18 Unmindful, forgetful, heedless


1 To gnaw away, gnaw through
3 Way
4 Tooth
5 Beak
7 To tangle, entangle
10 Birdcatcher, fowler
13 To unbind, loosen, free
14 Snare, trap

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