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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for October 4th, 2018
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2018 19:44:16 -0700

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Group Listings:


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:
     10 October: Sections 62.6–63.2
     17 October: Sections 63.3–64.1
     24 October: Sections 64.2–64.5
     31 October: Sections 64.6–65.4
     7 November: Sections 65.5–66.2
     14 November: Sections 66.3–67.3
     21 November: No assignment
     28 November: Sections 68.1–69.2
     5 December: Sections 69.3–70.4
     12 December: Sections 70.5–71.4
     19 December: Sections 71.5–73.1
     26 December: No assignment



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Oct. 9:  X, 633-652, from "Haec ubi dicta...," to "... sua gaudia ventos,"
         in which Juno lures Turnus away.
     Oct. 16: X, 653-669, from "Forte ratis...," to "... expendere poenas,"
         in which Turnus boards a ship.
     Oct. 23:  X, 670-688, from "Quo feror...," to "... ad urbem,"
         in which Turnus despairs.
     Oct. 30:  X 689-706, from "At Iovis...," to "... ora Mimanta,"
         in which Mezentius counterattacks.
     Nov. 6:  X, 707-729, from "Ac velut ille...," to "... Mezentius hostis,"
        in which Mezentius keeps on fighting.
     Nov. 13:  X, 730-746, from "Sternitur infelix...," to "... lumina noctem,"
         in which Mezentius keeps on and on fighting.
     Nov. 20 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 27: X, 747-768, from "Caedicus...," to "... Mezentius armis,"
         in which a lot of people kill a lot of other people.
     Dec. 4 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 11: X, 769-790, from "Huic contra Aeneas...," to "... ora volutae,"
         in which Aeneas wounds Mezentius.
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas




Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Oct 07: 102-103
     Oct 14: 104-106
     Oct 21: 107
     Oct 28: 108-109
     Nov  4: 110
     Nov 11: 111-113
     Nov 18: 114
     Nov 25: 115
     Dec 02: 116
     Dec 09: Fragments [I-III]  [Finis]



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Oct 07: 108
     Oct 14:  109 [Lines 1-13]
     Oct 21: 109 [finish]
     Oct 28: 110-112
     Nov 4: 113
     Nov 11: 114
     Nov 18: 115
     Nov 25:  116
     Dec 02: 117 [Lines 1-12]
     Dec 09:  117 [finish] - 118



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Oct 07: Poem 1, Lines 81-90
     Oct 14: Poem 2
     Oct 21: Poem 3, Lines 1-20
     Oct 28: Lines 21-40 [3]
     Nov  4: Lines 41-60 [3]
     Nov 11: Lines 61-80 [3]
     Nov 18: Poem 4, Lines 1-20
     Nov 25: Lines 21-40 [4]
     Dec 02: Lines 41-60 [4]
     Dec 09: Poem 5, Lines 1-20



Group: Plautus Mostellaria (Plautus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Oct 04: Act II scene I lines  386-405
     Oct 11: Act II scene I lines 406-430 [end of scene I]



Group: Silvae by P. Statius (Silvae)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/statius/silvae1.shtml
Assignments:
     Dedication:
	ll. 16-30: 9 October
     Ecus Maximus Domitiani Imperator:
         ll. 1-16:  16 October
	ll. 17-31: 23 October
	ll. 32-45: 30 October



Group: Ad Alpes (Alps)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: Ad Alpes — A Tale of Roman Life by H.C. Nutting
Text: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b60534;view=1up;seq
Comment: easy Latin
Assignments:
     Caput II: Ad Marem:
	8 October: p. 21, ll. 40-52 [Cum hic sermo .. nisi Latine scit]
	15 October: p. 22, ll..53-65 [suspicior igitur … commissa est]
	22 October: p. 22, ll. 66-76 [Olim inquit .. autem neglegerent]
	29 October: pp. 22-23, ll. 77-90 [Quod ubi … in pupi sedebant]


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber 1:
         section 5: 1-3: 8 October
	section 5: 4-5: 15 October
	section 5: 6-8: 22 October
	section 5: 9-11: 29 October



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 II:
	section 4: 8 October
	section 5: 15 October
	section 6: 22 October
	section 7: 29 October



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber 1:
	Story 12 sections 1-8: 8 October
	Story 12 sections 9-12: 15 October
	Story 12 sections 13-16: 22 October
	Story 12 sections 17-end: 29 October



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         18.9-18.12: 8 October
	19.1 - 19.3: 15 October
	19.4- 19.7: 22 October
	20.1 - 20.4: 29 October



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:
     Midas and the Golden Touch:
         pp. 251-253 letter 1.12 ll.86-99: 8 October
	pp. 253-255 letter 2.6, 1-5: 15 October
	pp 255- 257 letter 6.16 (excerpts) ll. 117-135: 22 October
	pp. 257-259 letter 6.16 (excerpts) ll. 136-145: 29 October



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 27, sections 7-9: 8 October
	letter 27, sections 10-13: 15 October
	letter 27, sections 14 - end: 22 October
	letter 28: 29 October



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:
     Oct 8 9.7.18-22
     Oct 15 no assignment
     Oct 22 no assignment
     Oct 29 no assignment
     Nov 5 9.7.23-8.2



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Oct 8: 5.1.1-7
     Oct 15 no assignment
     Oct 22 no assignment
     Oct 29 no assignment
     Nov 5: 5.1.8-2.4



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Oct 8 Claudius 6
     Oct 15 no assignment
     Oct 22 no assignment
     Oct 29 no assignment
     Nov 5: Claudius 7-8



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Oct 8 1.34-35
     Oct 15 no assignment
     Oct 22 no assignment
     Oct 29 no assignment
     Nov 5 1.36



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Oct 07 Datames 8.1-3
     Oct 14 Datames 8.4-6
     Oct 21 Datames 9.1-5
     Oct 28 Datames 10.1-3
     Nov 04 Datames 11.1-3
     Nov 11 Datames 11.4-5
     Nov 18 Epaminondas 1.1-4
     Nov 25 Epaminondas 2.1-5
     Dec 02 Epaminondas 3.1-3
     Dec 09 Epaminondas 3.4-6
     Dec 16 Epaminondas 4.1-3
     Dec 23 Holiday
     Dec 30 Holiday



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     10/7: VI: 34-49
     10/14: VI: 50-69
     10/21: VI: 70-86
     10/28: VI: 87-100
     11/4: VI: 101-114
     11/11: VI: 115-133
     11/18: VI: 134-151
     11/25: VI: 152-171
     12/2: VI: 171-187
     12/9: VI: 188-203
     12/16: VI: 204-217
     Recess until 1/13/2019



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     10/7: 5.9 (from At post dies to domi passus est)
     10/14: 5.9-5.10 (from At vero to converterent Christi)
     10/21: 5.10 (from Horum secuti to secum retinuit)
     10/28: 5.10 (from Qui cum cogniti to Octobrium die)
     11/4: 5.10 (from Nec matryrio to dona profundat)
     11/11: 5.11 (from Primis sane to praedicandum rediit)
     11/18: 5.11 (from Quo tempore to clausit ultimum)
     11/25: 5.11 (from Postquam vero to tota mente suspirans)
     12/2: 5.12 (from His temporibus to vita loqueretur)
     12/9: 5.12 (from Narrabat autem to quem putas)
     12/16: 5.12 (from At cum me to hostibus insultantis)
     Recess until 1/13/2019



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Oct 10 Daniel 10:1-10
     Oct 17 Daniel 10:11-21
     Oct 24 Daniel 11:1-11
     Oct 31 Daniel 11:12-22
     Nov 7 Daniel 11:23-33
     Nov 14 Daniel 11:34-45
     Nov 21 - No Assignment - Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 28 Daniel 12:1-13
     Dec 5 Daniel 13:1-11
     Dec 12 Daniel 13:12-22
     Dec 19 Daniel 13:23-33
     Dec 26 - No Assignment - Christmas
     Jan 2 - No Assignment - New Year'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:
     Oct 10 De Civitate Dei 2.4a, "...through  scaenicorum deceret audire."
     Oct 17 De Civitate Dei 2.4b, "Habet enim quiddam..." to the end .
     Oct 24 De Civitate Dei 2.5a,  through "...libenter audiret? "
     Oct 31 De Civitate Dei 2.5b,"Absit, ut senator populi..." to the end.
     Nov 7 De Civitate Dei 2.6
     Nov 14 De Civitate Dei 2.7a,  through "....honores decernerentur!"
     Nov 21 No Assignment-Thanksgiving
     Nov 28 De Civitate Dei 2.7b, "Quanto satius erat ad ..." to the end.
     Dec 5 De Civitate Dei 2.8
     Dec 12 De Civitate Dei 2.9a, through "... Marco Catoni maledicere."
     Dec 19 De Civitate Dei 2.9b "Dein paulo post:" to the end
     Dec 26 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 2 No Assignment-New Year



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Oct 10 Gesta Tancredi 68.1-68.7
     Oct 17 Gesta Tancredi 68.8-69.4
     Oct 24 Gesta Tancredi 69.5-69.10
     Oct 31 Gesta Tancredi 70.1-70.9
     Nov 7 Gesta Tancredi 70.10-71.4
     Nov 14 Gesta Tancredi 71.5-71.11
     Nov 21 No Assignment-Thanksgiving
     Nov 28 Gesta Tancredi 71.12-72.2
     Dec 5 Gesta Tancredi 72.3-72.8
     Dec 12 Gesta Tancredi 72.9-73.6
     Dec 19 Gesta Tancredi 73.7-74.5
     Dec 26 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 2 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:
     Oct. 9: "The Vision of Boso," pp.311-312,
         from "'Ductore,' inquit...," to "... hic recognosco."
     Oct. 16: "Quid Agendum...", p. 109, from "Pari etiam modo...." to the end.
     Oct. 23: "The Vision of Boso," p. 312,
         from "Et ille, 'Dicito...." to "... ex oculis evanuit."
     Oct. 30: "De Positione...", pp. 109-110, to ... regnare cum Christo."
     Nov. 6: "The Vision of Boso," p. 312,
         from "Quo facto...." to "... expectat cruciatus.'
     Nov. 13: "De Positione...", pp. 110-111, from "Nam si vos...."  to the end.
     Nov. 20 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 27: "The Vision of Boso," pp. 312-313, from "Inde in loco...." to end
     Dec. 4 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 11: "De Antiquariis...", p. 111, to "... de opere suo."
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas



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:
     Oct 9 - p. 150, 0-15
         (CAPVT OCTAVVM . . . . . destitit.)
     Oct 16 - p. 150, 16 - 151, 9
         (erant in . . . . . desiderabant.)
     Oct 23 - p. 151, 9-27
         (sub tecto . . . . . ingentiores sunt.")
     Oct 30 - p. 151, 28 - 152, 13
         (quamquam . . . . . coniecerunt.)
     Nov 6 - p. 152, 14 - 153, 3
         (sitiebant . . . . . audemus.")
     Nov 13 - p. 153, 4-20
         ("potetisne . . . . . flumen iecit.)
     Nov 20 - no assignment
     Nov 27 - p. 153, 21 - 154, 5
         (qui aspergine . . . . . fluuium defluit.)
     Dec 4 - no assignment



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:
     2018.10.06 -- pp. 63-64, "'edepol, Harri ... habuerit sororem!'"
     2018.10.13 -- p. 64, "'quid igitur est Quidditch?' ... erat Quidam.'"
     2018.10.20 -- p. 64, "'num Vol-- da veniam-- Quidam ... Vindicto Viridian."



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>
     2018.10.06 -- p. 205
     2018.10.13 -- p. 206
     2018.10.20 -- p. 207



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:
     Oct. 9:   Caput 11 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 1.5)
     Oct. 16:  Caput 11 PD 7-13, SA, LT (Martial 14.29)
     Oct. 23:  Caput 12 EX, PD 1-4, TR (Martial 1.47)
     Oct. 30:  Caput 12 PD 5-8, SA, LT (Martial 8.74)
     Nov. 6:   Caput 13 EX, PD 1-5
     Nov. 13:  Caput 13 PD 6-10, SA, LT (Martial 14.73)
     Nov. 20 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 27:  Caput 14 EX, PD 1-7, TR (Martial 5.43), LT (Apicius)
     Dec. 4 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 11:  Caput 14 PD 8-15, SA
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas



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:
     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:
     Oct. 9:  Caput 24 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 1.19)
     Oct. 16: Caput 24 SA, PD 7-12, LT (Twelve Tables)
     Oct. 23: Caput 25 EX, LT (Martial 5.58)
     Oct. 30: Caput 25 PD, LT (Twelve Tables, Martial 9.15 & 14.6)
     Nov. 6:  Caput 25 SA
     Nov. 13: Caput 26 EX, LT (Martial 12.13), TR (Caesar)
     Nov. 20 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 27: Caput 26 PD, LT (Phaedrus)
     Dec. 4 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 11: Caput 26 SA, LT (Apuleius & Martial 8.79)
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas



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:
     Oct 7 Assignment 30 Ex 3.1-3.2
     Oct 14 Assignment 31 Ex 3.3-3.4
     Oct 21 Assignment 32 Ex 3.5-3.7
     Oct 28 Assignment 33 Ex 3.8-3.9



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:
     Oct 7 4.9-4.12
     Oct 14 4.13-4.15
     Oct 21 4.16 Danger in Sicily (1) 13 lines 4.17
     Oct 28 4.18-4.21


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:
     Oct 7 XVII Livy on the death of Cicero 16 lines
     Oct 14 XVIII Miltiades two paragraphs ending dominationi (19 lines)



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:
     Oct 9 - cap. 21, 79-149; ex. 12 (1-7)
     Oct 16 - cap. 21, 79-149; ex. 9 ; 12 (8-15)
     Oct 23 - cap. 21, 79-149; ex. 10 ; 11
     Oct 30 - cap. 21, 79-149; ex. 13 ; 14
     Nov 6 - cap. 22, 1-55; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-9)
     Nov 13 - cap. 22, 1-55; ex. 3 (10-16) ; 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:
     Oct 4 - cap. 45, no new reading ; ex. 1
     Oct 11 - cap. 45, 90-114; ex. 6 (1-6)
     Oct 18 - cap. 45, 115-137; ex. 6 (7-9)
     Oct 25 - cap. 45, 138-167; ex. 7 (10-17)
     Nov 1 - cap. 45, reread 90-167; ex. 5
     Nov 8 - cap. 45, ex. 4
     Nov 15 - cap. 45, 168-183; ex. 9 (1-4)
     Nov 22 - no assignment


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