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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for September 16th, 2017
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:30:17 -0700

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Meredith Dixon has started a new Wheelock Beginner's group as of
September 12.  There's still plenty of time to join and catch up.
See below for 'Phoenix' for more information

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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 39: 16th September
         section 40: 23rd September
         section 41: 30th September



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:
     20 September: Sections 17.6–18.3
     27 September: Sections 18.4–18.11
     4 October: Sections 18.12–19.6
     11 October: Sections 19.7–20.4
     18 October: Sections 20.5–21.2
     25 October: Sections 21.3–22.3
     1 November: Sections 22.4–24.1
     8 November: Sections 24.2–24.8
     15 November: Sections 24.9–25.4
     22 November: No assignment
     29 November: Sections 25.5–25.11
     6 December: Sections 26.1–27.2
     13 December: Sections 27.3–28.4
     20 December: Sections 28.5–29.3
     27 December: No assignment



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 19: IX, 661-671, from "Ergo avidum...," to "... nubila rumpit,"
         in which the Trojans obey Apollo.
     Sept. 26: IX, 672-690, from "Pandarus et...," to "... longius audent,"
         in which battle is joined in earnest.
     Oct. 3: IX, 691-709, from "Ductori Turno...," to "... intonat ingens,"
         in which the battle continues.
     Oct. 10: IX, 710-721, from "Talis in Euboico...," to "... deus incidit,"
         in which we have a metaphor.
     Oct. 17: IX, 722-739, from "Pandarus ut...," to "... exire potestas,"
         in which Pandarus challenges Turnus.
     Oct. 24: IX, 740-761, from "Olli subridens...," to ... egit in adversos,"
          in which Turnus answers the challenge.
     Oct. 31: IX, 762-777, from "Principio...," to "... pugnasque canebat,"
          in which Turnus kills people.
     Nov. 7: IX, 778-798, from "Tandem ductores...," to "... exaestuat ira,"
         in which Mnestheus gives the Trojans a pep-talk.
     Nov. 14: IX, 799-818, from "Quin etiam...," to the END of Book IX,
         in which Turnus is driven away.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     Sep 17 Ode 35 Lines 1-20
     Sep 24 Ode 35 Lines 21-40
     Oct 01 Ode 36
     Oct 08 Ode 37 Lines 1-16
     Oct 15 Ode 37 Lines 17-32
     Oct 22 Ode 38



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     September 17th: 10th section -- nam quo to caeca furore
     September 24th: 11th section -- quae quoniam to mandate dedisse
     October 1st:  12th Section -- gnate mihi to prospera sistet
     October 8th: 13th Section -- haec mandata -- ********



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     September 17th:  25
     September 24th: 26
     October 1st: 27, 28, 29
     October 8th: 30, 31
     October 15th: 32, 33, 34
     October 22nd: 35
     October 29th: 36, 37, 38
     November 5th:  39, 40



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>
Coordinator:  Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>, resuming Sept 18.
Assignments:
     Sep 18: p. 155, l. 169 - p. 157, l. 189
     Sep 25: p. 157, l. 190 - p. 158, l. 205



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Coordinator:  Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>, resuming Sept 18.
Assignments:
     Sep 18: 6.20.14-17
     Sep 25: 6.20.18-20



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:
     Sept 18: 8.14.38-41
     Sept 25: 8.14.42-46



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:
     Sept 18 4.41.1-5
     Sept 25 4.41.6-10



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 18 Gaius 20-22.1
     Sep 25 Gaius 22.2-3



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Sep 17 Thrasybulus 3.1-3
     Sep 24 Thrasybulus 4.1-4
     Oct 01 Conon 1.1-3
     Oct 08 Conon 2.1-4
     Oct 15 Conon 3.1-4
     Oct 22 Conon 4.1-2
     Oct 29 Conon 4.3-5
     Nov 05 Conon 5.1-4
     Nov 12 Dion 1.1-2
     Nov 19 Dion 1.3-5
     Nov 26 Holiday
     Dec 03 Dion 2.1-5
     Dec 10 Dion 3.1-3
     Dec 17 Dion 4.1-2
     Dec 24 Holiday
     Dec 31 Holiday



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     On Break most of September
     10/8/2017: IV: 635-650
     10/15/2017: IV: 651-667
     10/22/2017: IV: 668-684
     10/29/2017: IV: 695-703
     11/5/2017: IV: 704-720
     11/12/2017: IV: 721-739
     12/19/2017: IV: 740-756
     11/26/2017: IV: 757-771
     12/3/2017: IV: 772-786
     12/10/2017: IV: 787-803 [END]
     12/17/2017: V: 1-15
     12/24/2017: V: 16-29



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Group on break most of September
     10/8/2017: 4.25 (from Siquidem in adolescentia to tibi plenius ostendam)
     10/15/2017: 4.25 (from Quibus dictis to indefessus agebat)
     10/22/2017: 4.25 (from Quod dum multo to Dominum deprecari)
     10/29/2017: 4.25 (from Qui adiciens to saevientibus praeparata est)
     11/5/2017: 4.25 (from Dixit autem abbatissa to districtius examinans tollat)
     11/12/2017: 4.26 (from Anno Dominicae to revocare cupiebant, audiret)
     12/19/2017: 4.26 (from Ex quo tempore to dignum conditum est)
     11/26/2017: 4.26 (from Praeerat quidem to ab extranea invasione liberaret)
     12/3/2017: 4.27 (from Ipso etiam to bonorum operum sumpsit exempla)
     12/10/2017: 4.27 (from Qui postquam to suo tempore facere consueverat)
     12/17/2017: 4.27 (from Erat quippe moris to ad caelestia vocaret)
     12/24/2017: 4.27 (from Cum ergo venerabilis to illis omnia communia)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Sep 20 Revelation 14: 11-20
     Sep 27 Revelation 15: 1-8
     Oct 4 Revelation 16: 1-10
     Oct 11 Revelation 16: 11-21
     Oct 18 Revelation 17: 1-9
     Oct 25 Revelation 17: 10-18
     Nov 1 Revelation 18: 1-12
     Nov 8 Revelation 18: 13-24
     Nov 15 Revelation 19: 1-10
     Nov 22 No Assignment-Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 29 Revelation 19: 11-21
     Dec 6 Revelation 20: 1-15
     Dec 13 Revelation 21: 1-13
     Dec 20 Revelation 21: 14-27
     Dec 27 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 3 No Assignment-New Year's
     Jan 10 Revelation 22: 1-10
     Jan 17 Revelation 22:  11-21 The End!



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:
     Sep 20 De Civitate Dei 1.12a, through "...quod veritas dixit."
     Sep 27 De Civitate Dei 1.12b, "Dictum est…" through, "...uilis aut nulla."
     Oct 4 De Civitate Dei 1.12c, "Praeclarae exequias in…" to the end
     Oct 11 De Civitate Dei 1.13a, through "...tegendum sepeliendumque curarunt."
     Oct 18 De Civitate Dei 1.13b, "Verum istae auctoritates…" to the end.
     Oct 25 De Civitate Dei 1.14
     Nov 1 De Civitate Dei 1.15a, through "....magna infelicitate maiorem."
     Nov 8 De Civitate Dei 1.15b,  "Et per deos…" through "...quam ille Regulus 
fuit?"
     Nov 15 De Civitate Dei 1.15c, "Nisi forte contra…" to the end
     Nov 22 No Assignment-Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 29 De Civitate Dei 1.16
     Dec 6 De Civitate Dei 1.17
     Dec 13 De Civitate Dei 1.18a, through "...ipsos, etiam facultas."
     Dec 20 De Civitate Dei 1.18b, "Neque enim eo corpus…" to the end
     Dec 27 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 3 No Assignment-New Year's



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Sep 20 Gesta Tancredi 40.26-41.2
     Sep 27 Gesta Tancredi 41.3-42.2
     Oct 4 Gesta Tancredi 42.3-42.8
     Oct 11 Gesta Tancredi 42.9-43.6
     Oct 18 Gesta Tancredi 43.7-43.13
     Oct 25 Gesta Tancredi 43.14-43.20
     Nov 1 Gesta Tancredi 44.1-44.7
     Nov 8 Gesta Tancredi 44.8-45.3
     Nov 15 Gesta Tancredi 45.4-45.10
     Nov 22 No Assignment-Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 29 Gesta Tancredi 45.11-45.17
     Dec 6 Gesta Tancredi 45.18-46.5
     Dec 13 Gesta Tancredi 46.6-47.5
     Dec 20 Gesta Tancredi 47.6-47.12
     Dec 27 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 3 No Assignment-New Year's



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 19: "Vergil and Lucinius, p. 97,
         from "Sicque paulatim...," to ... annuit voluntati."
     Sept. 26: "Monastic Visitations," p. 297, XVII Kal. Apr.,
         to "... de accentu mediae."
     Oct. 3: "Vergil and Lucinius," p. 97,
         from "Ob dilectionem...," to "... amicabiliter disserens."
     Oct. 10: "Monastic Visitations," pp.297-298, XVII Kal. Apr.,
         from "Item quaesivimus...," to "... scire de cantu."
     Oct. 17: "Vergil and Lucinius, pp. 97-98,
         from "Et primo quidem...," to "... in sequentibus monstrabitur."
     Oct. 24: "Monastic Visitations," pp. 298-299, II Nones Sept.,
         to "... grangiarum."
     Oct. 31: "Vergil and Lucinius, p. 98,
         from "Postquam igitur...," to "... vino venenum admiscerent."
     Nov. 7: "Monastic Visitations," p. 299, II Nones Sept.,
         from " Frater Guillelmus...," to ".. III denarii," and VI Kal. Sept.
     Nov. 14:"Vergil and Lucinius," pp. 98-99,
         from "Quod tamen eum non latuit...," to "... facere affirmabat."
     Nov. 21 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 28: "The Corruption of Morals," p. 300,
         to "... a pristina dignitate."



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:
     Sep 19 - p. 127, lines 11-28
         ("utique ille . . . decidissent.)
     Sep 26 - p. 127, 2nd line fr. bott. - p. 128 line 12
         (fuit medio . . . apium eius sumus.")
     Oct 3 - p. 128, line 13 - bot.
         (post paulo . . . aerem implebat.)
     Oct 10 - p. 129, lines 1-14
         (magus et . . . assistebant.)



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:
     2017.09.16 -- p. 49-50, "Harrius strigem.... Harrius deprompsit."
     2017.09.23 -- p. 50, "'da ei quinque Knuces,'.... dic mihi--'"
     2017.09.30 -- p. 50, "'quid est?' inquit.... natalem tuam facti.'"
     2017.10.07 -- p. 50-51, "'num magi argentarias.... ut vides.



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:
     2017.09.16 -- p. 161
     2017.09.23 -- p. 162
     2017.09.30 -- p. 163
     2017.10.07 -- p. 164



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:
     Sept. 19: Caput 1 PD, TR
     Sept. 26: Caput 2 SA
     Oct. 3:  Caput 2 PD, TR
     Oct. 10: Caput 3 EX, SA
     Oct. 17: Caput 3 PD, TR
     Oct. 24: Caput 4 EX, SA
     Oct. 31: Caput 4 PD, LT, TR
     Nov. 7: Caput 5 EX, SA
     Nov. 14: Caput 5 PD, TR
     Nov. 21 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 28: Caput 6 EX, SA
     Dec. 5: Caput 6 PD, TR
     Dec. 12 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 19: Caput 7 EX, SA
     Dec. 26 -- Christmas
     Jan. 2 -- New Year's
     Jan. 9: Caput 7 PD, LT, TR



Group: Wheelock Review (Integremus)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Comment: Two chapters of Wheelock every week.
Comment: A very fast review for people who already know Latin
Assignments:
     Sep 17 Chapter 13 & 14
     Sep 24 Chapter 15 & 16
     Oct 01 Chapter 17 & 18
     Oct 08 Chapter 19 & 20
     Oct 15 Chapter 21 & 22
     Oct 22 Chapter 23 & 24
     Oct 29 Chapter 25 & 26
     Nov 05 Chapter 27 & 28
     Nov 12 Chapter 29 & 30
     Nov 19 Chapter 31 & 32
     Nov 26 Holiday
     Dec 03 Chapter 33 & 34
     Dec 10 Chapter 35 & 36
     Dec 17 Chapter 37 & 38
     Dec 24 Holiday
     Dec 31 Holiday
     Jan 07 Chapter 39 & 40



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>
Coordinator: Elizabeth Braae <ebraae at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Sept 17 Ch 17 EX and SA
     Sept 24 Ch 17 TR and Scribblers
     Oct 1 Ch 18 EX and SA



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:
     Sep 19 - cap. 16, 41-95: ex. 7 (1-9)
     Sep 26 - cap. 16, 41-95: ex. 4 ; 7 (10-15)
     Oct 3 - cap. 16, 41-95; ex. 5 ; 6
     Oct 10 - cap. 16, 96-150; ex. 8 ; 11 (1-6)
     Oct 17 - cap. 16, 96-150; ex. 9 ; 11 (7-12)
     Oct 24 - cap. 16, 96-150; ex. 10 ; 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:
     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:
     Sep 21 - cap. 43, 1-28; ex. 3 (1-7)
     Sep 28 - cap. 43, 29-48; ex. 2 ; 3 (8-12)
     Oct 5 - cap. 43, 49-76; ex. 1 ; 3 (13-15)
     Oct 12 - cap. 43, 77-95; ex. 4 ; 6 (1-4)
     Oct 19 - cap. 43, 96-126; ex. 6 (5-12)
     Oct 26 - cap. 43, 127-153; ex. 5 ; 6 (13-18)
     Nov 2 - cap. 43, 154-181; ex. 9 (1-7)
     Nov 9 - cap. 43, 182-207; ex. 7 ; 9 (8-13)
     Nov 16 - cap. 43, 208-230; ex. 8 ; 9 (14-16)
     Nov 23 - no assignment
     Nov 30 - cap. 43, 231-254; ex. 12 (1-6)
     Dec 7 - cap. 43, 255-277; ex. 10 ; 12 (7-9)
     Dec 14 - cap. 43, 278-298; ex. 11 ; 12 (10-16)
     Dec 21 - Jan 4 - no assignment

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