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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for December 9th, 2018
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2018 18:40:40 -0800

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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:
     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:
     Dec. 11: X, 769-790, from "Huic contra Aeneas...," to "... ora volutae,"
         in which Aeneas wounds Mezentius.
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas
     Jan. 1 -- New Year's Day
     Jan. 8:  X, 791-811, from "Hic mortis durae...," to "... pietas tua,'"
         in which Mezentius' son attacks Aeneas.
     Jan. 15: X, 811-832, from "Nec minus ille...," to "... de more capillos,"
         in which Aeneas kills Lausus.
     Jan. 22: X, 833-854, from "Interea genitor...," to "... ipse dedissem,"
         in which Mezentius learns of Lausus' death.
     Jan. 29:  X, 855-872, from "Nunc vivo...," to "... conscia virtus,"
         in which Mezentius returns to battle.
     Feb. 5: X, 873-894, from "Atque hic...," to "... cernuus armo,"
         in which Aeneas and Mezentius fight again.
     Feb. 12: X, 895-908, from "Clamore incendunt...," to the end of Book X,
         in which Aeneas defeats Mezentius.



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     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:
     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:
     Dec 09: Poem 5, Lines 1-20



Group: Plautus Mostellaria (Plautus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Dec 13: Act III scene I lines 595 [part]- 619
     Dec 27: no assignment
     Jan 3: resume after holidays, assignment to be posted



Group: The Elegies of Propertius (Propertius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: http://latin.packhum.org/loc/620/1/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 13: Elegy V lines  1-18
     Dec 20: Elegy V lines 19-32
     Dec 27 no assignment
     Jan 3: resume after holidays, assignment to be posted



Group: Silvae by P. Statius (Silvae)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/statius/silvae1.shtml
Assignments:
     Epithalamium in Stellam et Violentillam:
         ll.16 -30: 11 December
         ll. 31 -44: 18 December
         no assignments (holidays): 25 December & 1 January



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 III: Ad Marem:
         10 December: p. 27, ll. 63-76 [Spero inquit …domum perveniret]
         17 December: pp. 27-28, ll. 77-95 [Postquam haec … Romanis inferret]
         no assignments (holidays): 24 & 31 December


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: 24-26: 10 December
         section 5: 27-28: 17 December
         no assignments (holidays): 24 & 31 December



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 11: 10 December
         section 12: 17 December
         no assignments (holidays): 24 & 31 December



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber 1:
         Story 15 sections 1-4: 10 December
         Story 5-9: 17 December
         no assignments (holidays): 24 & 31 December



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         22.8-23.2: 10 December
         23.3-23.6: 17 December
         no assignments (holidays): 24 & 31 December




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:
         p. 267 letters 7.5 & 8.9: 10 December
         p. 269 letter 10.6: 17 December
         no assignments (holidays): 24 & 31 December




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 32 & letter 33, sections 1-3: 10 December
         33 sections 4-end: 17 December (end Liber VII)
         no assignments (holidays): 24 & 31 December



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:
     Nov 5 9.7.23-8.2
     Nov 12 9.8.3-7
     Nov 19 9.8.8-12
     Nov 26 9.8.13-18



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 10 no assignment
     Dec 17 5.3.9-4.3
     Dec 24 5.4.4-9
     Dec 31 5.4.10-14



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 10 no assignment
     Dec 17 Divus Claudius 11.3-12.2
     Dec 24 Divus Claudius 12.3-13.2
     Dec 31 Divus Claudius 14-15.



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 10 no assignment
     Dec 17 1.39
     Dec 24 1.40
     Dec 31 1.41



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Dec 09 Epaminondas 3.1-3
     Dec 16 Epaminondas 3.4-6
     Dec 23 Holiday
     Dec 30 Holiday
     Jan 06 Epaminondas 4.1-3
     Jan 13 Epaminondas 4.4-6
     Jan 20 Epaminondas 5.1-3
     Jan 27 Epaminondas 5.4-6
     Feb 03 Epaminondas 6.1-4
     Feb 10 Epaminondas 7.1-2
     Feb 17 Epaminondas 7.3-5
     Feb 24 Epaminondas 8.1-2
     Mar 03 Epaminondas 8.3-5
     Mar 10 Epaminondas 9.1-4
     Mar 17 Epaminondas 10.1-4



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     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:
     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
     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:
     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
     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:
     Dec. 11: "De Antiquariis...", p. 111, to "... de opere suo."
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas
     Jan. 1 -- New Year's Day
     Jan. 8: "Te Deum Laudamus," p. 314, to  "... in gloria numerari."
     Jan. 15: "De Antiquariis...", pp. 111-112,
         from "Sed ne tanto...." to "... maxima parte notissimum."
     Jan. 22: "Te Deum Laudamus," pp. 314-315, from "Salvum fac,..." to end.
     Jan. 29: "De Antiquariis...," p. 112, from "His etiam...." to the end.
     Feb. 5: "De Passione Christi," p. 315, to "... a ligno Deus."
     Feb. 12: "De Monachis Curam...", pp. 113-114.
     Feb. 19: "De Passione Christi," p. 315, from "Arbor decora...." to end.
     Feb. 26: "De Cellarario...", p. 114, to "... redditurus est."
     Mar. 5: "Ad Chilpericum et Fredegundem", p. 316.
     Mar. 12: "De Cellerario...", pp. 114-115, from "Omnia vasa...." to end.
     Mar. 19: "Versus Isidori," pp. 316-317, sections A-D.
     Mar. 26: "De Hebdomadario Lectore," pp. 115-116.
     Apr. 2: "Versus Isidori," p. 317, sections E-G.
     Apr. 9: "De Opera Manuum Cotidiana," pp. 116-117, to "... pusillanimes."
     Apr. 16 -- Easter
     Apr. 23: "Prayer of Eugenius," p. 318.
     Apr. 30: "De Opera Manuum Cotidiana," p. 117,
         from "A kalendas...." to "... dandi sunt."
     May 7: "Carmen Philomelaicum," pp. 318-319.
     May 14:  "De Opera Manuum Cotidiana," p. 117,
         from "Ante  omnia sane...." to the end.
     May 21: "Alcuin's Farewell to His Cell," p. 319, to the bottom of  page.
     May 28 -- Memorial Day



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:
     Dec 11 - p. 154, 6-20
         ("ligata est . . . . . hobbitus rogauit.)
     Dec 18 - p. 154, 21 - 155, 9
         ("mihi da . . . . . audiuerunt.)
     Dec 25 - no assignment
     Jan 1 - no assignment
     Jan 8 - p. 155, 10-25
         (antequam . . . . . exceptis.)
     Jan 15 - p. 155, 26 - 156, 12
         (super eum . . . . . inutiles fuerunt.)
     Jan 22 - p. 156, 13 to 3rd l. fr. bot.
         (illa nocte . . . . . odore foedo.)
     Jan 29 - p. 156, 2nd l. fr. bot. - 157, 16
         (circum . . . . . se agerent.)



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:
     2018.12.15 -- p. 66, "Dominus Ollivander ... candido tetegit."
     2018.12.22 -- No assignment, Winter Holiday.
     2018.12.29 -- No assignment, Winter Holiday.
     2019.01.05 -- No assignment, Winter Holiday.
     2019.01.12 -- pp. 66-67, "'me paenitet ... severa usus voce."
     2019.01.19 -- p. 67, "'ehem -- ita vero ... utor,' inquit Harrius."



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>
     2018.12.15 -- p. 215
     2018.12.22 -- No assignment, Winter Holiday.
     2018.12.29 -- No assignment, Winter Holiday.
     2019.01.05 -- No assignment, Winter Holiday.
     2019.01.12 -- p. 216
     2019.01.19 -- p. 217



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:
     Dec. 11:  Caput 14 PD 8-15, SA
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas
     Jan. 1 -- New Year's Day
     Jan. 8:  Caput 15 EX, PD 1-7, LT (Martial 7.81)
     Jan. 15: Caput 15 PD 8-14, SA, LT (Martial 6.8)
     Jan. 22: Caput 16 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 13.48), TR (Martial 12.46)
     Jan. 29: Caput 16 SA, PD 7-11
     Feb. 5:  Caput 17 EX, PD
     Feb. 12: Caput 17 SA, LT (Sallust), TR (Martial 1.38)
     Feb. 19: Caput 18 EX, PD 1-5, LT (Martial 3.9 & 14.19)
     Feb. 26: Caput 18 SA, PD 6-10
     Mar. 5:  Caput 19 EX, PD 1-5, LT (Martial 3.8 & 12.73, and Vulgate)
     Mar. 12: Caput 19 SA, PD 6-11, TR (Catullus and Martial 14.37)
     Mar. 19: Caput 20 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 14.34)
     Mar. 26: Caput 20 SA, PD 7-13



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:
     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:
     Dec. 11: Caput 26 SA, LT (Apuleius & Martial 8.79)
     Dec. 18 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 25 -- Christmas
     Jan. 1 -- New Year's Day
     Jan. 8:  Caput 27 EX, TR (Catullus 58)
     Jan. 15: Caput 27 PD, LT (Martial 8.51 & Apicus)
     Jan. 22: Caput 27 SA, TR ((Catullus 49)
     Jan. 29: Caput 28 EX, LT (Sulpicia)
     Feb. 5:  Caput 28 PD, LT (Martial 13.30 & 14.208, Apicus)
     Feb. 12: Caput 28 SA, TR (Martial 7.3 & 6.11.9-10)
     Feb. 19: Caput 29 EX, LT (Pliny), TR (Martial 12.80)
     Feb. 26: Caput 29 PD, LT (Martial 12.30 and the Vulgate)
     Mar. 5:  Caput 29 SA, LT (Catullus)
     Mar. 12: Caput 30 EX, LT (Seneca), TR (Martial 10.54, 11.67, & 14.195)
     Mar. 19: Caput 30 PD, LT (Catullus, Martial 1.71)
     Mar. 26: Caput 30 SA, LT (Martial 14.8, 11.64, & 3.34, and Pliny)



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:
     Dec 9 Assignment 39  3.21-3.23
     Dec 16 Assignment 40 3.24-3.25 3.26 first paragraph "The journey begins"
     Dec 24 no assignment
     Dec 31 no assignment
     Jan 6 Assignment 41 3.26 2nd and 3rd paragraph, 3.27
     Jan 13 Assignment 42 3.28-3.29 "The Trojans depart from Crete"
     Jan 20 Assignment 43 3.30-3.31
     Jan 27 Assignment 44 3.32-3.33; 3.34 "Two contrasting receptions"
     Feb 3 Assignment 45 3.35-3-37



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:
     Dec 9 4.35 Dido and Aeneas (2) 12 lines;
                 Ex 4.36; Ex 4.37 Dido and Aeneas (3) 8 lines
     Dec 16 4.38-4.40 Dido and Aeneas(4)
     Dec 23 break
     Dec 30 break
     Jan 6 Chapter 5.1-5.4
     Jan 13 5.5-5.8
     Jan 20 5.9 reading “The Sibyl and the Underworld”
     Jan 27 Ex 5.10-5.13



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:
     Dec 9 XX Aristides to line 13
     Dec 16 XX Aristides line 14 to line 31
     Jan 6 XXI Timoleon to line 16 "benevolentia tenuit"
           XXI Timoleon line 17 to end 9 line 32
           XXII Carpe Diem 5 lines
           XII Integer Vitae 16 lines
           XXIV Aurea Mediocritas to line 12
           XXIV Aurea Mediocritas  " to end line 24
           XXV Labuntur Anni 16 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:
     Dec 11 - cap. 22, 56-121; ex. 5 ; 7 (1-7)
     Dec 18 - cap. 22, 56-121; ex. 7 (8-12) ; 8
     Dec 25 & Jan 1 - no assignments
     Jan 8 - cap. 22, 56-121; ex. 6 ; 9 ; 10
     Jan 15 - cap. 23, 1-40; ex. 3 (1-7)
     Jan 22 - cap. 23, 1-40; ex. 2 ; 3 (8-12)
     Jan 29 - cap. 23, 1-40; ex. 1



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:
     Dec 13 - cap. 45, 168-183; ex. 9 (1-4)
     Dec 20 - no assignment
     Dec 27 - no assignment
     Jan 3 - no assignment
     Jan 10 - cap. 45, 184-204; ex. 9 (5-10)
     Jan 17 - cap. 45, 205-228; ex. 9 (11-17)
     Jan 24 - cap. 45, reread 168-228; ex. 7 ; 8
     Jan 31 - cap. 45, 229-252; ex. 12 (1-5)



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