Posted in Latin VII

Four days before the ides of January

To-day we applied our homemade definitions of fables by applying them to The Lion King (or Finding Nemo, or Zootopia, or …).  We then set up our Conjuguemos accounts.  Hint: The Conjuguemos exercise will help you with your homework …

pensum (homemwork): The worksheet Decia et Publius.


The Arval Brethren were one of eldest of the many priestly colleges of the religion of the Ancient Roman state, tending to the cult of dea Dia, a nature-goddess, and of the ancestors so as to ensure a good harvest. During the reign of the emperor Augustus, the college was used as a tool of imperial unity and control. The term ‘arval’ comes from ‘arvum’, which means ‘a ploughed field’, and reflects their agricultural origin.

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