image of vultures (Aberdeen Bestiary)

Week 8: Physiologus.

Background | Background Quiz | Starting Assumptions | Resources | Extras
Vocabulary | Etymology | Grammar | Perseus Dictionary | Perseus Tool

Reading Overview | Reading Quiz: English
| Reading Quiz: Latin
Discussion Questions | Latin Composition | Weekly Checklist

Background Quiz

You will take this quiz at the Blackboard course site. You may find it helpful to print this page out and choose your answers before logging on to Blackboard to take the quiz. You may take the quiz as many times as you like; your most recent score is what will be recorded in the gradebook. The quiz will be available until Tuesday midnight.


1. dragon
2. perindens tree
3. ydrus
4. phoenix
5. vulture
6. firestones
7. partridge
8. ibis
9. hoopoe
10. pelican
A. eats filth
B. chicks drink blood
C. virgin birth
D. enemy of elephant
E. cares for parent
F. reborn from fire
G. enemy of crocodile
H. steals eggs
I. combust during sex
J. enemy of dragon


Modern Languages 4970 / MRS 4903: Medieval Latin. Spring 2003 Online Course at the University of Oklahoma. Visit for more info.
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