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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for January 21st, 2018
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:56:57 -0800

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New beginner group!

Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com> will be starting a new beginners
group on February 5.  The text will be "Latin to GCSE Part 1" by Henry
Cullen and John Taylor.  Drop Jennifer a note if you're interested.


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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 56: 22 January
         section 57: 29 January



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:
     24 January: Sections 31.5–31.10
     31 January: Sections 31.11–31.17
     7 February: Sections 31.18–31.21
     14 February: Sections 31.22–31.27
     21 February: Sections 31.28–32.5
     28 February: Sections 33.1–33.4
     7 March: Sections 34.1–35.3
     14 March: Sections 35.4–35.8
     21 March: Sections 35.9–36.4
     28 March: Sections 37.1–38.2



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan. 23:  X, 100-117, from "Tum pater...," to "... ad limina ducunt,"
         in which Jupiter replies.
     Jan. 30:  X, 118-138, from "Interea Rutuli...," to "... circulus auro,"
         in which we have a description of Ascanius and his men.
     Feb. 6: X, 139-162, from "Te quoque...," to "... terraque marique,"
         in which we find out what's up with Aeneas.
     Feb. 13: X, 163-184, from "Pandite...," to "... intempestaeque Graviscae,"
         in which some of Aeneas' captains are described.
     Feb. 20: X, 185-206, from "Non ego te...," to "... in aequora pinu,"
         in which more of Aeneas' captains are described.
     Feb. 27: X, 207-229, from "It gravis Aulestes...," to "deum gens, Aenea?"
         in which we meet the ship-nymphs again.
     Mar. 6: X, 229-249, from "Vigila et velis...," to "... celerant cursus,"
         in which a ship-nymph brings Aeneas news.
     Mar. 13: X, 249-269, from "Stupet inscius...," to "... classibus aequor,"
         in which Aeneas goes to rescue Ascanius.
     Mar. 20: X, 270-290, from "Ardet apex...," to "... per remos alii,"
         in which Turnus steadies his men.
     Mar. 27 -- Easter



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     January 28th -- Catullus 67, O dulci..ad tunicam.
     February 4th -- Catullus 67,  sed pater..fecit adulterium
     February 11th -- Catullus 67, remaining lines
     February 18th -- Catullus 68, quod mihi..alebat amor..
     February 25th --  Catullus 68, cuius ego..loquatur anus..
     March 4th -- Catullus 68,  notescatque magis..exerceremus amores
     March 11th -- Catullus 68, quo mea..alebat amor..
     March 18th -- Catullus 68, quem nunc..iugum docuit
     March 25th -- Catullus 68, nam nec..aequum est..
     April 1st -- Easter Break
     April 8th -- Catullus 68,  remaining lines



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     January 28th -- 53
     February 4th -- 54
     February 11th -- 55
     February 18th -- 56, 57, 58
     February 25th -- 59, 60
     March 4th -- 61
     March 11th -- 62, 63
     March 18th -- 64, 65
     March 25th -- 66



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     January 28th -- Poem 3, Lines 21-40
     February 4th -- Poem 3, Lines 41-60
     February 11th -- Poem 3, Lines 61-80
     February 18th -- Poem 3, Lines 81-94
     February 25th -- Poem 4, Lines 1-20
     March 4th -- Poem 4, Lines 21-40
     March 11th -- Poem 4, Lines 41-60
     March 18th -- Poem 4, Lines 61-84
     March 25th -- Poem 5, Lines 1-20



Group: Persius' Satires (Persius)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Satire I
         lines 116-end: January 25
     Satire II
         lines 1-20: February 1
         lines 21-40: February 8
         lines 41-60: February 15
         lines 61-end: February 22



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Praefatio:
         22 January: sections 17.1-19.1
         29 January: sections 20.1-22.1



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:
     22 Jan: p. 183 l. 180- p. 185 l.208
     29 Jan: p.185 l.209- l. 230



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Jan 22: Book 6, letter 31 sections 13-end
     Jan 29: Book 6, letter 32



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:
     Jan 22 9.2.29-32
     Jan 29 9.2.33-3.3
     Feb 5 9.3.4-8
     Feb 12 9.3.9-14
     Feb 19 9.3.15-20
     Feb 26 9.3.21-4.2



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jan 22 4.48.1-7
     Jan 29 4.48.8-14
     Feb 5 4.48.15-49.4
     Feb 12 4.49.5-9
     Feb 19 4.49.10-13
     Feb 26 4.49.14-50.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jan 22 Gaius 35
     Jan 29 Gaius 36-37.1
     Feb 5 Gaius 37.2-38.1
     Feb 12 Gaius 38.2-4
     Feb 19 Gaius 39
     Feb 26 Gaius 40-41.1



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jan 22 1.8
     Jan 29 1.9
     Feb 5 1.10
     Feb 12 1.11
     Feb 19 1.12
     Feb 26 1.13



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Jan 28 Dion 6.1-3
     Feb 04 Dion 6.4-5
     Feb 11 Dion 7.1-3
     Feb 18 Dion 8.1-3
     Feb 25 Dion 8.4-5
     Mar 04 Dion 9.1-3
     Mar 11 Dion 9.4-6
     Mar 18 Dion 10.1-3
     Mar 25 Iphicrates 1.1-2
     Apr 01 Iphicrates 1.3-4
     Apr 08 Iphicrates 2.1-3
     Apr 15 Iphicrates 2.4-5
     Apr 22 Iphicrates 3.1-2
     Apr 29 Iphicrates 3.3-4
     May 06 Chabrias 1.1-3
     May 13 Chabrias 2.1-3
     May 20 Chabrias 3.1-2
     May 27 Chabrias 3.3-4
     Jun 03 Chabrias 4.1-3



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     1/28/2018: V: 47-68
     2/4/2018: V: 69-84
     2/11/2018: V: 85-106
     2/18/2018: V: 107-122
     2/25/2018: V: 123-143
     3/4/2018: V: 144-163



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     1/28/2018: 4.28 (from Conveniunt et to gubernacula susciperet)
     2/4/2018: 4.28 (from Qui susceptum to manifeste revelabat)
     2/11/2018: 4.29 (from Erat enim presbyter to clementia donavit)
     2/18/2018: 4.29 (from Cuius promissi to pauperibus daret)
     2/25/2018: 4.30 (from Volens autem to Domino militabat)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Jan 24 Daniel 1:1-10
     Jan 31 Daniel 1:11-21
     Feb 7 Daniel 2:1-10
     Feb 14 - No Assignment - Ash Wednesday
     Feb 21 Daniel 2:11-20
     Feb 28 Daniel 2:21-30
     Mar 7 Daniel 2:31-40
     Mar 14 Daniel 2:41-49
     Mar 21 Daniel 3:1-10
     Mar 28 Daniel 3:11-20
     Apr 4 - No Assignment - Easter
     Apr 11 Daniel 3:21-30
     Apr 18 Daniel 3:31-40
     Apr 25 Daniel 3:41-50
     May 2 Daniel 3:51-60
     May 9 Daniel 3:61-70
     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:
     Jan 24 De Civitate Dei 1.19b, "Egregie quidam..."
         through "...inpune uoluistis occidit."
     Jan 31 De Civitate Dei  1.19c, "Si ergo ad uestrum..."
         through "...falsos agere paenitentiam."
     Feb 7 De Civitate Dei 1.19d, "Verum tamen si forte..."
             through "...sed pudoris infirmitas."
     Feb 14 No Assignment-Ash Wednesday
     Feb 21 De Civitate Dei 1.19e, "Puduit enim eam..." to the end.
     Feb 28 De Civitate Dei 1.20a, through "...illorum liceat occidere."
     Mar 7 De Civitate Dei 1.20b, "Cur non ergo..." to the end.
     Mar 14 De Civitate Dei 1.21
     Mar 21 De Civitate Dei 1.22a, through "adfuit animi magnitudo."
     Mar 28 De Civitate Dei 1.22b, "Quod tamen magne..." to the end.
     Apr 4 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 11 De Civitate Dei 1.23
     Apr 18 De Civitate Dei 1.24a, through "...sine ulla dubitatione remeauit."
     Apr 25 De Civitate Dei 1.24b, "Tantus itaque uitae..." to the end.
     May 2 De Civitate Dei 1.25a, through "...de praesenti homicidium?"
     May 9 De Civitate Dei 1.25b, "Nonne satius est..." to the end.
     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
     Jan 24 Gesta Tancredi 49.5-49.10
     Jan 31 Gesta Tancredi 49.11-49.17
     Feb 7 Gesta Tancredi 49.18-50.6
     Feb 14 No Assignment-Ash Wednesday
     Feb 21 Gesta Tancredi 50.7-50.12
     Feb 28 Gesta Tancredi 51.1-51.6
     Mar 7 Gesta Tancredi 51.7-51.11
     Mar 14 Gesta Tancredi 51.12-52.2
     Mar 21 Gesta Tancredi 52.3-52.9
     Mar 28 Gesta Tancredi 52.10-52.16
     Apr 4 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 11 Gesta Tancredi 53.1-53.6
     Apr 18 Gesta Tancredi 53.7-53.12
     Apr 25 Gesta Tancredi 53.13-54.5
     May 2 Gesta Tancredi 54.6-54.12
     May 9 Gesta Tancredi 55.1-55.7
     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:
     Jan. 23:"Vergil and Lucinius," p. 100, from "At ille:"
         to "... supervixerimus diebus."
     Jan. 30: "Education Without Learning," pp. 302-303,
         from "Hi sunt pueri...," to the end.
     Feb. 6:"Vergil and Lucinius," pp. 100-101,
         from "Sumptoque qui detulerat...," to the end.
     Feb. 13: "The Faulty Translations of Aristotle," p. 303
     Feb. 20:  "The Treasure," p. 101, to "... sollicitas impendabat.
     Feb. 27: "De Instrumentis Artificiosis Mirabilibus," p. 304,
         to "... modum avis volantis."
     Mar. 6: "The Treasure, pp. 101-102,
         from "Habebat hic multos...," to "... sustentem non habeo."
     Mar. 13: "De Instrumentis...," pp. 304-305,
         from "Item instrumentum...," to the end.
     Mar. 20: "The Treasure, pp. 102-103,
         from  "Hoc tantum unum...," to "... didicerat multa."
     Mar. 27 -- Easter
     Apr. 3: "A Parody," p. 305, to ".. non habens consolationem."
     Apr. 10: "The Treasure," p. 103,
         from "Narrat ei rex...," to "... thesaurum exhauriant."
     Apr. 17: "A Parody," pp. 305-306, from "Postea venit...," to the end.
     Apr. 24: "The Treasure," pp. 103-104,
         from "Meo igitur utens...," to "... libera remanserat."



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:
     Jan 23 - p. 135 lines 3-17
         (Beorn res . . . . . quindecim arboribus ...")
     Jan 30 - p. 135, line 18 - p. 136, line 1
         ("di immortales!" . . . . . statim dimisisset.)
     Feb 6 - p. 136 lines 2-14
         (ille homines . . . . . tibi gratias maximas!")
     Feb 13 - p. 136 line 15 - p. 137 line 1
         (in aula . . . . . commode sederet.)
     Feb 20 - p. 137, lines 1-16
         (iuxta quas . . . . . altae rubrae.)
     Feb 27 - p. 137 line 16 - 3rd from bot.
         (per omnem . . . . . fabricatae sunt.)
     Mar 6 - p. 137, 2nd line fr. bot. - p. 138 line 11
         (diu apud . . . . . diu cantabant:)



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:
     2018.01.27 -- p. 54, "librarias et emporia .... quin ei crederet."
     2018.02.03 -- pp. 54-55, "'en, hic est locus .... fumum hauriebat."
     2018.02.10 -- p. 55, "homunculus petaso .... -- potest fieri --?'"
     2018.02.17 -- p. 55, "subito in Lebete .... Lebete Rimoso aderant."
     2018.02.24 -- pp. 55-56, "'ego sum Doris .... me meminit!'"
     2018.03.03 -- p. 56, "Harrius iterum .... rem modo reputans.'"
     2018.03.10 -- p. 56, "sed ceteri Professor .... umque tremit.'"
     2018.03.17 -- pp. 56-57, "'an semper sic .... surgentis numerabat.'"



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:
     2018.01.27 -- p. 175
     2018.02.03 -- p. 176
     2018.02.10 -- p. 177
     2018.02.17 -- p. 178
     2018.02.24 -- p. 179
     2018.03.03 -- p. 180
     2018.03.10 -- p. 181
     2018.03.17 -- p. 182



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:
     Jan. 23:  Caput 8 PD, TR
     Jan. 30:  Caput 9 EX, SA
     Feb. 6: Caput 9 PD, TR
     Feb. 13: Caput 10 EX, SA
     Feb. 20: Caput 10 PD, TR
     Feb. 27: Caput 11 EX, SA
     Mar. 6: Caput 11 PD
     Mar. 13: Caput 11 LT, TR
     Mar. 20: Caput 12 EX, SA
     Mar. 27 -- Easter



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:
     Jan 28  Ch 25 EX SA
     Feb 4  Chapter 25 TR and SSS
     Feb 11 Chapter 26 EX 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:
     Jan 23 - cap. 17, 88-152; ex. 10 ; 11 (7-13)
     Jan 30 - cap. 18, 1-61; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-8)
     Feb 6 - cap. 18, 1-61; ex. 3 (9-14) ; 4
     Feb 13 - cap. 18, 1-61; ex. 2 ; 5
     Feb 20 - cap. 18, 62-118; ex. 6 ; 11 (1-7)
     Feb 27 - cap. 18, 62-118; ex. 7 ; 11 (8-15)
     Mar 6 - cap. 18, 62-118; ex. 8 ; 10
     Mar 13 - cap. 18, 62-118; ex. 9 ; 15



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:
     Jan 25 - cap. 43, 336-358; ex. 13 ; 14 (12-16)
     Feb 1 - cap. 44, 1-24; ex. 2 (1-5)
     Feb 8 - cap. 44, 25-61; ex. 2 (6-9)
     Feb 15 - cap. 44, 62-90; ex. 1 ; 2 (10-14)

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