August 5, 2012

Online and Print Book of Latin Distichs


Laura Gibbs has released a free online (and print version for sale) book of distichs, 2-line poems in Latin. Her selection of 1001 short poems includes only those that have the most common Latin vocabulary.

You can download the entire PDF version of BREVISSIMA: 1001 Tiny Latin Poems for free at . This link also contains an index of blog entries about each distich. Each blog entry has a glossed list of the vocabulary in the poem and some commentary or information about its source.

You can also download a past project of Ms. Gibbs, Mille Fabulae et Una: 1001 Fables, at .

If you want to purchase hardcopy versions of these books, they are available at

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