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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for May 8th, 2017
Date: Mon, 8 May 2017 10:17:49 -0700

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A new Wheelock beginners group is beginning to take shape, probably for
sometime in mid-May.  If you're interested, please contact Teresa
Montgomery, <teresamichele at gmail dot com>


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Group: Caesar's De Bello Civile (Caesar)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
     Liber I:
         section 25 May 13
         section 26 May 20
         section 27 May 27



Group: Sallust's Bellum Iugurthinum (Sallust)
Coordinator: Chris Read <unctifer at cablespeed dot com>
Text: posted amd see group website
Group website: http://home.wavecable.com/~unctifer/
Assignments:
     May 10 5.3–5.7
     May 17 6.1–6.3
     May 24 7.1–7.5
     May 31 7.6–8.2
     June 7 9.1–10.1
     June 14 10.2–10.7
     June 21 10.8–11.7
     June 28 11.8–12.4



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 9: IX, 490-511, from "Quo sequar...," to "... defendere bello,"
         in which Euryalus' mother keeps mourning.
     May 16: IX, 512-529, from "Saxa quoque...," to "... memorare potestis,"
         in which the Rutulians attack.
     May 23: IX, 530-545, from "Turris erat...," to "... Lycus elapsi,"
         in which a tower collapses.
     May 30 -- Memorial Day
     June 6: IX, 545-555, from "Quorum...," to "... densissima, tendit,"
         in which we learn more of Helenor.
     June 13: IX, 555-566, from "At pedibus...," to "... rapuit lupus,"
         in which we learn more of Lycus.
     June 20: IX, 566-576, from "Undique clamor...," to "... Privernum Capys,"
         in which a lot of people kill a lot of other people.
     June 27: IX, 576-589, from "Hunc primo...," to "... extendit harena,"
         in which we learn more about Privernus' death.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 14   Ode 20
     May 21   Ode 21
     May 28   Ode 22



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     5/14/2017: IV: 402-415
     5/28/2017: IV: 416-431
     No assignments 4, 11, 28 June: Summer recess



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 14:  Catullus 62 [Quid Tum to Radice Flagellum]
     May 21:  Catullus 62 [Hanc Nulli – O Hymenaee]
     May 28:  No Class – Memorial Day
     June 4:  Catullus 63 [Super Alta – Truculentaque Pelagi]
     June 11:  Catullus 63 [Et corpus – indomita iugi]
     June 18:  Catullus 63 [Rapidae ducem – Mea Genetrix]
     June 25:  Catullus 63 [Ego Quam – Limina Tepida]
     July 2:  Catullus 63 [Mihi Floridis – Imperia Cupit]
     July 9:  Catullus 63 [Age Caeda – Age Rabidos



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 14th: Poem 2
     May 21st: Poem 3
     May 28th: Poems 4, 5
     June 4th: Poems 6, 7
     June 11th: Poems 8, 9
     June 18th: Poems 10, 11
     June 25th:  Poem 12



Group: Wheelock's Latin Reader (WLR)
Comment: Selections from Cicero, Livy, Ovid, Pliny & Medieval Latin
Text: "Wheelock's Latin Reader, 2nd ed" by Wheelock, ISBN 0060935065
Coordinator:  John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
     May 8 p. 123, l. 101 - p. 125, l. 118
     May 15 p. 125, l. 118 - p. 127, l. 138
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 p. 127, ll. 139-161



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Assignments:
     May 8 6.8.7-9.2
     May 15 6.10
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 6.11



Group: Curtius Rufus' Life of Alexander (Curtius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/curtius.html
Comment: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Curtius/home.html
Assignments:
     May 8 8.11.12-16
     May 15 8.11.17-23
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 8.11.24-12.5



Group: Livy's Ab Urbe Condita (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 8 4.31.7-32.2
     May 15 4.32.3-7
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 4.32.8-12



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 8 16.12.3-13.5
     May 15 16.14
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 16.15.1-16.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 8 Tiberius 75-6
     May 15 Caligula 1-2
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 Caligula 3



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 14 Alcibiades 5.1-3
     May 21 Alcibiades 5.4-7
     May 28 Alcibiades 6.1-3
     Jun 04 Alcibiades 6.4-5
     Jun 11 Alcibiades 7.1-2
     Jun 18 Alcibiades 7.3-5
     Jun 25 Alcibiades 8.1-3
     Jul 02 Alcibiades 8.4-6
     Jul 09 Alcibiades 9.1-3
     Jul 16 Alcibiades 9.4-5
     Jul 23 Alcibiades 10.1-3
     Jul 30 Alcibiades 10.4-6



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     May 10 Revelation 5: 1-14
     May 17 Revelation 6: 1-9
     May 24 Revelation 6: 10-17
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: Augustine / The City of God (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Assignments:
     May 10 De Civitate Dei 1.4
     May 17 De Civitate Dei 1.5
     May 24 De Civitate Dei 1.6a,
         through "...ne quis corpus liberum uiolaret."
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 14: 4.23 (from Deinque quinque to multo tempore mansit)
     May 21: 4.23 (from Quo tempore antistes to morte immature praereptus est)
     May 28: 4.23 (from Non solum to operum lucis praebuit)
     June 4, 11, 18: summer recess
     June 25: 4.23 (from Verum illa to de morte transivit ad vitam)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     May 10 Gesta Tancredi 32.5-33.2
     May 17 Gesta Tancredi 33.3-33.9
     May 24 Gesta Tancredi 33.10-33.16
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 9:  "De Duobus Burgensibus," pp. 93-94,
         from "Sed unus...," to "... totum perdidit."
     May 16: "Monastic Visitations," p. 294, XVII Kal. Feb.
     May 23:  "De Duobus Burgensibus...,"  p. 94,
         from "Haec autem natura...," to "... recreatio?"
     May 30 -- Memorial Day
     June 6: "Monastic Visitations," pp. 294-295, XIV Kal. Feb.
         to "... in habitu inhonesto."
     June 13: "De Duobus Burgensibus...," p. 94,
         from "Narravit mihi magister...," to "... ministrare, rogavit"
     June 20: "Monastic Visitations," p. 295, XIV Kal. Feb,
         from "Item, presbyter....," to "... de nimia potatione."
     June 27: "De Duobus Burgensibus...," pp. 94-95,
         from "Sed in una die...," to "... posset cogitavit."
     July 4 -- Fourth of July



Group: Hobbitus Ille (Hobbit)
Text: Hobbitus Ille by JRR Tolkein; trans, by Mark Walker; ISBN:978-0007445219
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 9 - p. 117 line 22 - p. 118 line 18
         (arde silua . . . rapto, afuit.)
     May 16 - p. 118 line 19 - p. 119 line 4
         (gobelini . . . una ascenderunt.)
     May 23 - p. 119, lines 5-23
         (nunc longe . . . sub se uideret.)
     May 30 - no assignment
     June 6 - p. 119 line 24 - p. 120 line 7
         (uertices . . . reponatur.")



Group: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Lapis)
Text: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis:
Text: Copyright 1997 J.K. Rowling, translated into Latin by Peter Needham
Coordinator: Kathleen Hansen <kthlnh at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     2017.05.12 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.05.19 -- p. 45, from "Hagrid tristi vultu" to "pessum datum iri --'"
     2017.05.26 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.02 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.09 -- p. 45, from "Sed eo puncto" to "Cuidam accidit?"
     2017.06.16 -- p. 45, from "'quid rogas bene" to "ille rediturus erat."



Group: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (LapisFast)
Text: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis:
Text: Copyright 1997 J.K. Rowling, translated into Latin by Peter Needham
Coordinator: Kathleen Hansen <kthlnh at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     2017.05.12 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.05.19 -- p. 149
     2017.05.26 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.02 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.09 -- p. 150
     2017.06.16 -- p. 151



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aquilae)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 14 Ch 9 TR and Scribblers Sculptors and Scribes
     May 21 Ch 10 EX and SA
     May 28 US public holiday



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aediles)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 14   Ch 35 Ex SA
     May 21   Ch 35 TR and SSS
     May 28 - May 29 Memorial Day



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Castor)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana; Exercitia Latina I
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/castor
Comment: One chapter every 2-3 weeks
Assignments:
     May 9 - cap. 13, 102-149; ex. 11; 13
     May 16 - cap. 14, 1-32; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-5)
     May 23 - cap. 14, 1-32; ex. 2 ; 3 (6-15)
     May 30 - no assignment
     June 6 - cap. 14, 33-74; ex. 4 ; 6 (1-7)
     June 13 - cap. 14, 33-74; ex. 5 ; 6 (8-14)
     June 20 - cap. 14, 75-132; ex. 7 ; 11
     June 27 - cap. 14, 75-132; ex. 8 ; 9
     July 4 - no assignment
     July 11 - cap. 14, 75-132; ex. 10
     July 18 - cap. 15, 1-40; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-7)
     July 25 - cap. 15, 1-40; ex. 2 ; 3 (8-13)
     Aug 1 - cap. 15, 41-95; ex. 4 ; 6 (1-6)
     Aug 8 - cap. 15, 41-95; ex. 5 ; 6 (7-12)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Pollux)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/pollux
Comment: A slower pace than the Castor group
Assignments:
     May 11 - cap. 27, 115-180, PC 9-12
     May 18 - cap. 28, 1-55, PC 13-14
     May 25 - no assignment
     June 1 - cap. 28, 56-146, PC 1-2
     June 15 - cap. 28, 147-189, PC 3-5
     June 22 - cap. 29, 1-59, PC 6-12
     June 29 - cap. 29, 60-126, PC 1-4
     July 6 - no assignment
     July 13 - cap. 29, 127-202, PC 5-8
     July 20 - cap. 30, 1-69, PC 9-10
     July 27 - cap. 30, 69-158, PC 1-5
     Aug 10 - cap. 31, 1-60, PC 6-10
     Aug 17 - cap. 31, 61-131, PC 1-5
     Aug 24 - cap. 31, 132-204, PC 6-8
     Aug 31 - no assignment
     Sep 7 - cap. 32, 1-69, PC 9-11
     Sep 14 - cap. 32, 70-129, PC 1-3
     Sep 21 - cap. 32, 130-224, PC 4-6
     Oct 5 - cap. 33, 1-47, PC 7-11
     Oct 12 - cap. 33, 48-104, PC 1-5
     Oct 19 - cap. 33, 105-192, PC 6-7
     Oct 26 - cap. 34, 1-58, PC 8-10
     Nov 2 - cap. 34, 59-###, PC 1-4



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Argo)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna; Exercitia Latina II
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/argo
Assignments:
     May 11 - cap. 42, 1-19; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-4)
     May 18 - cap. 42, 20-55; ex. 3 (5-12)
     May 25 - no assignment
     June 1 - cap. 42, 56-84; ex. 2 ; 3 (13-18)
     June 8 - cap. 42, 85-113; ex. 4 ; 6 (1-4)
     June 15 - cap. 42, 114-150; ex. 6 (5-9)
     June 22 - cap. 42, 151-173; ex. 5 ; 6 (10-14)
     June 29 - cap. 42, 174-206; ex. 10 (1-4)
     July 6 - no assignment
     July 13 - cap. 42, 207-228; ex. 7 ; 9 ; 10 (5-9)
     July 20 - cap. 42, 229-253; ex. 8 ; 10 (10-16)
     July 27 - cap. 42, 254-280; ex. 13 (1-5)
     Aug. 3 - cap. 42, 281-302; ex. 11 ; 13 (6-8)
     Aug. 10 - cap. 42, 303-324; ex. 13 (9-12)
     Aug. 17 - cap. 42, 325-353; ex. 12 ; 13 (13-16)
     Aug. 24 - cap. 42, 354-377 ('Rapina...'); ex. 16 (1-6)
     Aug. 31 - no assignment
     Sep. 7 - cap. 42, 377-393 ('Mulieres...'); ex. 14 ; 16 (7-11)
     Sep. 14 - cap. 42, no new reading; ex. 15

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