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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for May 16, 2018
Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 19:33:32 -0700

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Group Listings:


Group: Sallust's Bellum Iugurthinum (Sallust)
Coordinator: Chris Read <unctifer at cablespeed dot com>
Text: posted and see group website
Group website: http://home.wavecable.com/~unctifer/
Assignments:
     16 May: Sections 44.1–44.5
     23 May: Sections 45.1–46.3
     30 May: Sections 46.4–46.8
     6 June: Sections 47.1–48.2
     13 June: Sections 48.3–49.2
     20 June: Sections 49.3–49.6
     27 June: Sections 50.1–50.5



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 22: X, 417-438, from "Fata canens...," to "... maiore sub hoste,"
         in which Lausus counterattacks.
     May 29 -- Memorial Day
     June 5: X, 439-448, from "Interea soror...," to "... dicta tyranni:"
         in which Turnus challenges Pallas to single combat.
     June 12: X, 449-459, from "Aut spoliis...," to "... ad aethera fatur:"
         in which Turnus dismounts from his chariot.
     June 19: X, 460-473, from "Per patris...," to "... reicit arvis,"
         in which Jupiter refuses to intervene.
     June 26: X, 474-485, from "At Pallas...," to "... perforat ingens,"
         in which Turnus strikes a mortal blow.
     July 3 -- Fourth of July
     July 10: X, 486-495, from "Ille rapit...," to "... parvo hospitia,"
         in which Turnus says he will send Pallas back to Evander.
     July 17: X, 495-509, from "Et laevo...," to "... linguis acervos,"
         in which Pallas' friends carry his body away.
     July 24 -- Summer Break
     July 31 -- Summer Break



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 20th: 76 [Siqua recordanti...esse miser?]
     May 27th: 76 [difficile est..end]
     June 3rd: 77-78
     June 10th: 78b-79
     June 17th: 80
     June 24th: 81-82
     July 1st: 83



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 20th: 78
     May 27th: 79-81
     June 3rd: 82
     June 10th: 83-85
     June 17th: 86
     June 24th: 87
     July 1st: 88



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 20th: Poem 6 [41-60]
     May 27th: Poem 6 [61-80]
     June 3rd: Poem 6 [81-end]
     June 10th: Poem 7 [1-20]
     June 17th: Poem 7 [21-40]
     June 24th: Poem 7 [41-64]
     July 1st: Poem 8 [1-20]



Group: Persius' Satires (Persius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Satire V:
         May 17: lines 41-61
         May 24: lines 62-80
         May 31: lines 81-101



Group: Plautus Mostellaria (Plautus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 17: Act I, Scene II, lines 118-130
     May 24: Act I, Scene II, lines 131-143
     May 31: Act I, Scene II, lines 144-155 [end of Scene II]


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber 1:
         sections 1-3 of On Concealing One’s Plans : 21 May
         section 4-5 of  On Concealing One’s Plans : 28 May



Group: Caesar's De Bello Civile (Caesar)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
     Liber I:
         section 73: 21 May
         section 74: 28 May



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber 1, story 5,  sections   1-3: 21 May
     Liber 1, story 6,  sections   1-3: 28 May



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         ll. 9.13-10.2: 21 May
         ll. 10.3-10.8: 28 May



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: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
         May 21: p.213, l.128-p215, l.144




Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Book 7:
         letter 12: 21 May
         letters 13 & 14: 28 May



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 21 9.5.20-25
     May 28 no assignment
     Jun 4 no assignment
     Jun 11 no assignment
     Jun 18 9.5.26-29



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 21 4.56.7-13
     May 28 no assignment
     Jun 4 no assignment
     Jun 11 no assignment
     Jun 18 4.57.1-5




Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 21 Gaius 55.3-56.1
     May 28 no assignment
     Jun 4 no assignment
     Jun 11 no assignment
     Jun 18 56.2-57.2



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 21 1.22
     May 28 no assignment
     Jun 4 no assignment
     Jun 11 no assignment
     Jun 18 1.23-24



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 20 Chabrias 3.1-2
     May 27 Chabrias 3.3-4
     Jun 03 Chabrias 4.1-3
     Jun 10 Timotheus 1.1-3
     Jun 17 Timotheus 2.1-3
     Jun 24 Timotheus 3.1-3
     Jul 01 Timotheus 3.4-5
     Jul 08 Timotheus 4.1-3
     Jul 15 Timotheus 4.4-6
     Jul 22 Datames 1.1-2
     Jul 29 Datames 2.1-4



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     5/20/2018: V: 354-374
     5/27/2018: V: 375-396
     6/3/2018: V: 396-418
     6/10/2018: V: 419-439
     6/17/2018: V: 440-461



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     5/20/2018: 5.2 (from Et cum in omnibus to domum reversus est)
     5/27/2018: 5.3 (from Narravit idem to moritura videretur)
     6/3/2018: 5.3 (from Rogavit ergo to ad languentem intraret)
     6/10/2018: 5.3 (from Intravit ergo to illius referebat)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     May 16 Daniel 3:71-80
     May 23 Daniel  3:81-90
     May 30 - 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 16 De Civitate Dei 1.26a, through "...sanguinis incidisset."
     May 23 De Civitate Dei 1.26b, "Itaque unde punitur..." to the end.
     May 30 No Assignment-Memorial Day



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     May 16 Gesta Tancredi 55.8-56.4
     May 23 Gesta Tancredi 56.5-56.10
     May 30 No Assignment-Memorial Day




Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 22:"The Treasure," pp. 104-105,
          from "Unde et  difficle...," to "... ante ipsas foras."
     May 29 -- Memorial Day
     June 5: "A Legend Concerning St. Nicholas," pp. 307-308,
         from "At monachi...," to "... cum timore et dolore."
     June 12: "The Treasure," p. 105,
         from "Qui cum videret...," to "... thesauros suos."
     June 19: "A Legend Concerning St. Nicholas," p. 308,
         from "Mane autem facto...," to "... supra digestum est."
     June 26: "The Treasure," p. 105,
         from "Iuvenis autem...," to "... praecaveto."
     July 3 -- Fourth of July
     July 10: "A Legend Concerning St. Nicholas," p. 308,
         from "Et probamentum...," to "... verberari a quodam."
     July 17: "The Treasure," pp. 105-106,
         from "Sic ergo ille ...." to "... filium convocat."
     July 24: "A Legend Concerning St. Nicholas, pp. 308-309,
         from "Ad haec nimium...," to "... fabulosum esse quod audiebat."
     July 31: "The Treasure," p. 106,
         from "Accurrit iterum...," to "... liberumque dimittam."



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 22 - p. 141 line 27 - p. 142 line 13
         (Bilbo putauit . . . . . ut plures habeas!")
     May 29 - no assignment
     June 5 - p. 142 line 14 - 3rd line fr. bot.
         (itaque omnes . . . . . ulciscantur.)
     June 12 - p. 142, 2nd line fr. bot. - p. 143 line 14
         ("tua fabula . . . . . habeant)Hobbit (Hobbitus Ille)



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:
     2018.05.19 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.05.26 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.06.02 -- p. 59, "daemon epistulam .... est id tibi dicere.'"
     2018.06.09 -- p. 59, "Griphook ianuam .... cursum non regebat."
     2018.06.16 -- pp. 59-60, "oculi Harrii aere .... vomiturus sim.'"
     2018.06.23 -- p. 60, "certe viridissimus .... sub urbe Londinio sepultam."
     2018.06.30 -- p. 60, "Hagrido subveniente .... semper frigidiorum fieri."
     2018.07.07 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.07.14 -- pp. 60-61, "supra fauces .... Griphook, subridens malignius."
     2018.07.21 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.07.28 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.08.04 -- p. 61, "Harrius non dubitavit .... clausero,' inquit Hagrid.



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>
     2018.05.19 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.05.26 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.06.02 -- p. 190
     2018.06.09 -- p. 191
     2018.06.16 -- p. 192
     2018.06.23 -- p. 193
     2018.06.30 -- p. 195
     2018.07.07 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.07.14 -- p. 196
     2018.07.21 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.07.28 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.08.04 -- p. 197


Group: Wheelock Beginners (Hydra)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 22: Caput 2 PD
     May 29 -- Memorial Day
     June 5:  Caput 3 EX, PD
     June 12: Caput 3 SA
     June 19: Caput 4 EX, PD
     June 26: Caput 4 SA, LT (Martial 2.33)
     July 3 -- Fourth of July
     July 10: Caput 5 EX, PD
     July 17: Caput 5 SA, TR (Martial 7.59)
     July 24: Caput 6 EX, PD 1-6
     July 31: Caput 6 PD 7-12, SA, TR (Martial 1.32)
     Aug. 7:  Caput 7 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 14.13)
     Aug. 14: Caput 7 PD 7-11, SA
     Aug. 21: Caput 8 EX, PD
     Aug. 28: Caput 8 SA



Group: Wheelock's Drahy (Drahy)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: Exercises from Wheelock's Latin
Assignments:
     May 22:  Caput 1 SA
     May 29 -- Memorial Day
     June 5:  Caput 2 EX
     June 12: Caput 3 EX
     June 26: Caput 4 EX
     July 3 -- Fourth of July
     July 17: Caput 5 EX
     July 31: Caput 6 EX
     Aug. 14: Caput 7 EX
     Aug. 28: Caput 8 EX
     Sept. 4 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 18: Caput 9 EX
     Oct. 2:   Caput 10 EX
     Oct. 16:  Caput 11 EX
     Oct. 30:  Caput 12 EX
     Nov. 13:  Caput 13 EX
     Nov. 20 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 4 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 11:  Caput 14 EX
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas




Group: Wheelock Beginners (Phoenix)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 22: Caput 16 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 13.48), TR (Martial 12.46)
     May 29 -- Memorial Day
     June 5: Caput 16 SA, PD 7-11
     June 12: Caput 17 EX, PD
     June 19: Caput 17 SA, LT (Sallust), TR (Martial 1.38
     June 26: Caput 18 EX, PD 1-5, LT (Martial 3.9 & 14.19)
     July 3 -- Fourth of July
     July 10: Caput 18 SA, PD 6-10
     July 17: Caput 19 EX, PD 1-5, LT (Martial 3.8 & 12.73, and Vulgate)
     July 24: Caput 19 SA, PD 6-11, TR (Catullus and Martial 14.37)
     July 31: Caput 20 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 14.34)
     Aug. 7: Caput 20, SA, PD 7-13
     Aug. 14: Caput 21 EX, PD 1-7
     Aug. 21: Caput 21 SA, PD 8-14, LT (Martial 12.41)
     Aug. 28: Caput 22 EX, LT (Martial 14.42), TR (Martial 5.9)



Group: Latin to GCSE (Cullen)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin to GCSE Part 1 by H. Cullen and J. Taylor
Comment: Introductory Latin
Assignments:
     May 20 Assignment 13 dative 2.3-2.4
     May 27 Assignment 14 ablative case 2.5-2.6
     Jun 3  Assignment 15 Exercise 2.7 ( revision) and 2.8
     Jun 10 Assignment 15 Execise 2.9-2.10



Group: Latin to GCSE (Cullen Fast)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin to GCSE Part 1 by H. Cullen and J. Taylor
Comment: Introductory Latin at a quicker pace
Assignments:
     May 20 2.16-2.19
     May 27 2.20-2.23
     June 3 2.24 "the judgement of Paris" - 2.28



Group: Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati (LALI 2017)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: translating the Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati sections
Assignments:
     May 20 Reading VI The Arrest and Trial 1-25
     May 27  VI line 26  "Itaque herterno" to line 43 "venit".
     June 4  VI line 44 "Senatum frequentum" to line 55 "coniungaret"
     June 11 VI line 56 "Introducti autem" to line 68 "confessus est"
     June 18 VI line 69 "Tum ostendi" to  78 "confessus est"
     June 25 VI line 79 "Gabinius" to end (line 95).



Group: Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati (LALI 2018)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: translating the Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati sections
Assignments:
     May 20 XVIII The devil and a schoolboy (15 lines)
     May 27 Loci Immutati 1 Dedication (poem)
     Jun 3  II How many Kisses ( 8 lines)
     Jun 10 III Death of a sparrow (18 lines)
     Jun 17 IV Frater Ave atque Vale (10 lines)
     Jun 24 V Vitriolic Denunciation lines 1-15 ending  machinaris.



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 22 - cap. 19, 59-88; ex. 5
     May 29 - no assignment
     June 5 - cap. 19, 59-88; ex. 6 ; 7
     June 12 - cap. 19, 89-153; ex. 8



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 17 - cap. 44, 278-296; ex. 11 (7-10)
     May 24 - no assignment
     May 31 - cap. 44, 297-313; ex. 11 (11-13)
     June 7 - cap. 44, 314-333; ex. 9 ; 11 (14-15)
     June 14 - cap. 44, re-read 247-333; ex. 10


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