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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for July 10, 2018
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2018 16:42:24 -0700

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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:
     July 11: 50.6–51.5
     July 18: 52.1–52.6
     July 25: 53.1–53.7
     August 1: 53.8–54.4
     August 8: 54.5–54.9
     August 15: 54.10–55.7
     August 22: 55.8–56.3
     August 29: 6.4–57.4



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     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
     Aug. 7: X, 510-520, from "Nec iam...," to "...sanguine flammas,"
         in which the scene shifts to Aeneas' fighting.
     Aug. 14: X, 521-530, from "Inde Mago...," to "... Dixerat."
         in which Mago begs for his life.
     Aug. 21: X, 530-542, from "Aeneas contra...," to "... tropaeum,"
         in which Aeneas replies.
     Aug. 28: X, 543-552, from "Instaurant acies...," to "... sese obtulit,"
         in which Aeneas keeps on fighting.



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     July 15th - 85-87
     July 22nd - 88
     July 29th - 89-90
     August 5th - 91
     August 12th - 92-94
     August 19th – 95-95
     August 26th - 96
     September 2nd - 97
     September 9th - 98
     September 16th - 99
     September 23rd - 100
     September 30th – 101



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     July 15th - 90-91
     July 22nd - 92
     July 29th - 93-95
     August 5th - 96
     August 12th - 97-98
     August 19th – 99
     August 26th - 100-101
     September 2nd - 102-103
     September 9th – 104 [Lines 1-11]
     September 16th – 104 [finish]
     September 23rd - 105-106
     September 30th – 107




Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     July 15th - Poem 9 [Lines 1-20]
     July 22nd - Poem 9 [Lines 21-40]
     July 29th - Poem 9 [Lines 41-60]
     August 5th - Poem 9 [Lines 61-End]
     August 12th - Poem 10 [Lines 1-20]
     August 19th – Poem 10 [Lines 21-40]
     August 26th - Poem 10 [Lines 41-60]
     September 2nd - Poem 10 [Lines 61-End]
     September 9th – Book 2, Poem 1 [Lines 1-20]
     September 16th – Poem 1 [Lines 21-40]
     September 23rd - Poem 1 [Lines 41-60]
     September 30th – Poem 1 [Lines 61-80]



Group: Persius' Satires (Persius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Satire 6 lines  1-17: July 12
     Satire 6 lines 18-36: July 19
     Satire 6 lines 37-56: July 26



Group: Plautus Mostellaria (Plautus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Act I Scene III lines  245-264  July 12
     Act I Scene III lines  265-268  July 19
     Act I Scene III lines  279-295  July 26


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber 1:
         section 2: 3-5: 16 July
         section 2: 6-7: 23 July
         section 3: 1-4: 30 July



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 80: 16 July
         section 81: 23 July
         section 82: 30 July



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber 1, story 7, 13-17: 16 July
     Liber 1, story 7, 18-20: 23 July
     Liber 1, story 8, 1-6: 30 July



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         14.6-14.8: 16 July
         15.1-15.7: 23 July
         15.8-15.12: 30 July



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:
     Orpheus and Eurydice:
         16 July p. 229, l. 40- p. 231, l.59
         23 July p. 231, l.60- p. 233, l. 71
         30 July p. 233, l. 72- p.235, l.65



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 18: 16 July
         letter 19: sections 1-7: 23 July
         letter 19: sections 8–11: 30 July



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:
     Jul 16 9.6.11-15
     Jul 23 no assignment
     Jul 30 no assignment
     Aug 6 9.6.16-19
     Aug 13 9.6.20-23
     Aug 20 9.6.24-7.1
     Aug 27 9.7.2-7



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jul 16 4.58.4-10
     Jul 23 no assignment
     Jul 30 no assignment
     Aug 6 4.58.11-59.2
     Aug 13 4.59.3-8(part)
     Aug 20 4.59.8(contd.)-60.2
     Aug 27 4.60.3-7



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jul 16 Gaius 59-60
     Jul 23 no assignment
     Jul 30 no assignment
     Aug 6 Claudius 1.1-3
     Aug 13 Claudius 1.4-6
     Aug 20 Claudius 2.1-3.1
     Aug 27 Claudius 3.2-4.2



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jul 16 1.27
     Jul 23 no assignment
     Jul 30 no assignment
     Aug 6 1.28-29(part)
     Aug 13 1.29(contd.)-30(part)
     Aug 20 1.30(contd.)
     Aug 27 1.31



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Jul 15 Timotheus 4.4-6
     Jul 22 Datames 1.1-2
     Jul 29 Datames 2.1-4
     Aug 05 Datames 3.1-3
     Aug 12 Datames 3.4-5
     Aug 19 Datames 4.1-3
     Aug 26 Datames 4.4-5
     Sep 02 Datames 5.1-3
     Sep 09 Datames 5.4-6
     Sep 16 Datames 6.1-3
     Sep 23 Datames 6.4-8
     Sep 30 Datames 7.1-3



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     7/15/2018: V: 481-503
     7/22/2018: V: 504-522
     7/29/2018: V: 523-542
     8/5/2018: V: 543-563
     8/12/2018: V: 564-584
     8/19/2018: V: 585-606
     8/26/2018: V: 607-625
     9/2/2018: V: 626-647




Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     7/15: 5.5 (from Alio item tempore to et cito)
     7/22: 5.5 (from Cumque post haec to perhibet esse relatum)
     7/29: 5.6 (from Neque hoc praetereundum to probare licet)
     8/5: 5.6 (from At ille primo to mortuo fierem)
     8/12: 5.6 (from Et quia moveri non poteram to si voluerit Dominus)
     8/19: 5.6 (from Qui inponens to conversatione conplevit)
     8/26: 5.7 (from Anno autem regni to ergo hoc modo)
     9/2: 5.7 (from Culmen, opes to facere consuerunt)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Jul 11 Daniel 5:1-10
     Jul 18 Daniel 5:11-20
     Jul 25 Daniel 5:21-30
     Aug 1 Daniel 6:1-10
     Aug 8 Daniel 6:11-20
     Aug 15 Daniel 6:21-29
     Aug 22 Daniel 7:1-14
     Aug 29 Daniel 7:15-28
     Sep 5 - No Assignment - Labor 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:
     Jul 11 De Civitate Dei 1.29
     Jul 18 De Civitate Dei 1.30
     Jul 25 De Civitate Dei 1.31
     Aug 1 De Civitate Dei 1.32
     Aug 8 De Civitate Dei 1.33
     Aug 15 De Civitate Dei 1.34
     Aug 22 De Civitate Dei 1.35
     Aug 29 De Civitate Dei 1.36
     Sep 5 No Assignment-Labor Day



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Jul 11 Gesta Tancredi 60.4-60.10
     Jul 18 Gesta Tancredi 61.1-61.7
     Jul 25 Gesta Tancredi 61.8-62.2
     Aug 1 Gesta Tancredi 62.3-62.9
     Aug 8 Gesta Tancredi 62.10-63.5
     Aug 15 Gesta Tancredi 63.6-64.3
     Aug 22 Gesta Tancredi 64.4-64.10
     Aug 29 Gesta Tancredi 64.11-64.17
     Sep 5 No Assignment-Labor Day



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     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:
     July 10 - p. 144, lines 14-29
         (illi gratias . . . . . flumini iungitur.)
     July 17 - p. 144, 3rd line fr. bot. - p. 145 line 11
         (ibi erat uadum . . . . . tendebat.)
     July 24 - p. 145, lines 12-21
         ("gobelini," . . . . . potestis!")
     July 31 - p. 145, 22 - 146, 2
         (id est . . . . . venerunt.)
     Aug 7 - p. 146, 3-18
         (nihilominus . . . . . animaduertere!")
     Aug 14 - p. 146, 19 - bottom
         (postridie . . . . . remittendi sunt.")
     Aug 21 - p. 147, 1-16
         (de hac . . . . . equito!")
     Aug  28 - p. 147, 17 to 3rd l. fr. bot.
         (tum intellexerunt . . . . . mane cras!")
     Sep 4 - no assignment
     Sep 11 - p. 147, 2nd l. fr. bot. to 148, 13
         (cum mane . . . . . ambulare.)
     Sep 18 - p. 148, 14 - bottom
         (nunc Gandalphus . . . . . circumit?")
     Sep 25 - p. 149, 1-16
         ("ita est . . . . . exspectaturum esse.")



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:
     2018.07.14 -- 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>
     2018.07.14 -- 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:
     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:
     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:
     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:
     July 15 Assignment 19 2.15 translate "the birth of Paris"
     July 22 Assignment 20 2.16-2.18



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:
     July 15 3.5-3.8
     July 22 possum 3.9-3.12
     July 29 3.13-3.16



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:
     July 15 VI line 79 "Gabinius" to end (line 95)
     July 22 VII Socrates' "Either-or" belief 17 lines
     July 29 VIII A more positive view to line 12 ending "venire propero?"
     Aug 5 VIII A more positive view line 13 "Non est ita"  to end 16 lines



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:
     July 14 line 33-47 "Quamquam non nulli to  "autem residebit"
     July 21 line 48-65 "Quare secedant" to end




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:
     July 10 - cap. 20, 1-46; ex. 1 ; 4 (1-10)
     July 17 - cap. 20, 1-46; ex. 2 ; 3 ; 4 (11-13)
     July 24 - cap. 20, 47-102; ex. 5 ; 7 (1-5)
     July 31 - cap. 20, 47-102; ex. 6 ; 7 (6-11)
     Aug 7 - cap. 20, 103-164; ex. 10 (1-10)
     Aug 14 - cap. 20, 103-164; ex. 8 ; 10 (11-14)
     Aug 21 - cap. 20, 103-164; ex. 9 ; 11
     Aug 28 - cap. 21, 1-26; ex. 1 ; 2 (1-7) ; 4 (1-8)
     Sep 4 - no assignment



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:
     July 12 - cap. 44, 382-406; ex. 15 (13-15)
     July 19 - cap. 44, re-read 334-406; ex. 12
     July 26 - cap. 44, no new reading; ex. 13 ; 14
     Aug 2 - cap. 44, 407-426; ex. 18 (1-5)
     Aug 9 - cap. 44, 427-451; ex. 18 (6-12)
     Aug 16 - cap. 44, 452-473; ex. 16 ; 18 (13)
     Aug 23 - cap. 44, re-read 407-473; ex. 17
     Aug 30 - no assignment


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