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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for March 26th, 2017
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:53:17 -0700

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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 19  April 1
         section 20  April 8
         section 21  April 15
         section 22  April 22
         section 23  April 29



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:
     April 12 1.1–2.1
     April 19 2.2–3.2
     April 26 3.3–4.5
     May 3 4.6–5.2
     May 10 5.3–5.7
     May 17 6.1–6.3
     May 24 7.1–7.5
     May 31 7.6–8.2
     June 7 9.1–10.1
     June 14 10.2–10.7
     June 21 10.8–11.7
     June 28 11.8–12.4



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar. 28: IX, 390-409, from "Euryale infelix," to "... per auras,"
         in which Nisus goes in search of his friend.
     Apr.  4: IX, 410-430, from "Dixerat, et toto...," to "... dilexit amicum,"
         in which Nisus finds Euryalus.
     Apr. 11 -- Easter
     Apr. 18: IX, 430-449, from "Talia dicta...," to "... Romanus habebit,"
         in which Nisus attacks the Rutulians.
     Apr. 25: IX, 450-472, from "Victores praeda...," to "... fluentia tabo,"
         in which the Trojans discover the fate of Nisus and Euryalus.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar 26   Ode 15 Lines 01-19
     Apr 02   Ode 15 Lines 20-36
     Apr 09   Ode 16
     Apr 23   Ode 17
     Apr 30   Ode 18
     May 07   Ode 19,
     May 14   Ode 20
     May 21   Ode 21
     May 28   Ode 22



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>
Assignments:
     Mar 27 p. 119, l. 42 - p. 121, l. 61
     Apr 3 p. 121, l. 61 - p. 123, l. 81
     Apr 10 p. 123, ll. 81-100
     Apr 17 p. 123, l. 101 - p. 125, l. 118
     Apr 24 p. 125, l. 118 - p. 127, l. 138
     May 1 p. 127, ll. 139-161



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar 26: IV: 317-333
     Apr 2:  IV: 334-351
     Apr 9:  IV: 352-367
     Apr 16: IV: 368-386
     Apr 23: IV: 387-401
     Apr 30: IV: 402-415



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     March 26th – "ne” to "Hymenaee"  [5th Six]
     April 2nd – "en" to "Hymenaee" [6th Six]
     April 9th – "vos" to "ingenerari" [7th Six]
     April 16th – Easter [No Submission]
     April 23rd – "Torquatus" to end [Remainder]



Group: Martial's Book about Spectacles (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     March 26th – 28
     April 2nd – 29
     April 9th – 30, 31, 32, 33,



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Assignments:
     Mar 27 VI.6.4-9
     Apr 3 VI.7
     Apr 10 VI.8.1-6
     Apr 17 VI.8.7-9.2
     Apr 24 VI.10
     May 1 VI.11



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:
     Mar 27 VIII.x.31(contd.)-36
     Apr 3 VIII.xi.1-6
     Apr 10 VIII.xi.7-11
     Apr 17 VIII.xi.12-16
     Apr 24 VIII.xi.17-23
     May 1 VIII.xi.24-xii.5



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:
     IV.30.6-11 for Mar 27
     IV.30.12-31.1 for Apr 3
     IV.31.2-6 for Apr 10
     IV.31.7-32.2 for Apr 17
     IV.32.3-7 for Apr 24
     IV.32.8-12 for May 1



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Mar 27: XVI.8.1-9.5
     Apr 3: XVI.10
     Apr 10: XVI.11-12.2
     Apr 17: XVI.12.3-13.5
     Apr 24: XVI.14
     May 1: XVI.15-16.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Mar 27: Tiberius 71-72.2
     Apr 3: Tiberius 72.3-73.1
     Apr 10: Tiberius 73.2-74
     Apr 17: Tiberius 75-76
     Apr 24: Caligula 1-2
     May 1: Caligula 3



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Mar 26 Lysander 4.1-3
     Apr 02 Alcibiades 1.1-4
     Apr 09 Alcibiades 2.1-3
     Apr 16 Alcibiades 3.1-3
     Apr 23 Alcibiades 3.4-6
     Apr 30 Alcibiades 4.1-4
     May 07 Alcibiades 4.5-7
     May 14 Alcibiades 5.1-3
     May 21 Alcibiades 5.4-7
     May 28 Alcibiades 6.1-3
     Jun 04 Alcibiades 6.4-5
     Jun 11 Alcibiades 7.1-2
     Jun 18 Alcibiades 7.3-5
     Jun 25 Alcibiades 8.1-3
     Jul 02 Alcibiades 8.4-6
     Jul 09 Alcibiades 9.1-3
     Jul 16 Alcibiades 9.4-5
     Jul 23 Alcibiades 10.1-3
     Jul 30 Alcibiades 10.4-6



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Mar 29 Revelation 2: 11-20
     Apr 5 Revelation 2: 21-29
     Apr 12 Revelation 3: 1-11
     Apr 19 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 26 Revelation 3: 12-22
     May 3 Revelation 4: 1-11
     May 10 Revelation 5: 1-14
     May 17 Revelation 6: 1-9
     May 24 Revelation 6: 10-17
     May 31 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:
     Mar 29 De Civitate Dei 1.1a,
         through "...et captiuandi cupiditas frangebatur."
     Apr 5 De Civitate Dei 1.1b,
         from "Sic euaserunt multi, qui nunc…" to the end
     Apr 12 De Civitate Dei 1.2
     Apr 19 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 26 De Civitate Dei 1.3a,
         through "... commendat Troia penates?"
     May 3 De Civitate Dei 1.3b,
         from "Si igitur Vergilius tales…" to the end
     May 10 De Civitate Dei 1.4
     May 17 De Civitate Dei 1.5
     May 24 De Civitate Dei 1.6a,
         through "...ne quis corpus liberum uiolaret."
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar 26: 4.22 (from Ut ergo convaluit to ut promiserat misit)
     April 2: 4.22 (from Qui post haec to inserendam credidi)
     April 9: 4.23 (from Anno post hunc to intemerata servavit)
     April 16: No assignment
     April 23: 4.23 (from Quae cum relicto to vitam agebat)
     April 30: 4.23 (from Post haec facta to diligenter erudire solebant)
     May 7: 4.23 (from Cum ergo aliquot to plurimi posse reperiri)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Mar 29 Gesta Tancredi 29.1-29.6
     Apr 5 Gesta Tancredi 29.7-29.13
     Apr 12 Gesta Tancredi 30.1-31.3
     Apr 19 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 26 Gesta Tancredi 31.4-31.9
     May 3 Gesta Tancredi 31.10-32.4
     May 10 Gesta Tancredi 32.5-33.2
     May 17 Gesta Tancredi 33.3-33.9
     May 24 Gesta Tancredi 33.10-33.16
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar. 28: "A Precocious Novice,"pp. 292-293,
         from "Et respondit pater...," to "ultra modum turbatus."



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:
     Mar 28 - p. 115, lines 11-23
         ("in aerem . . . insinuabant.)
     Apr 4 - p. 115 line 24 - p. 116 line 7
         (aquilae non sunt . . . descendebant.)
     Apr 11 - p. 116, lines 8-23
         (quae res . . . uisum est.)
     Apr 18 - no assignment
     Apr 25 - p. 116 line 24 - p. 117 line 7
         (alii lupos . . . coepisse:)
     May 2 - p. 117, lines 8-21
         (quinque aues . . . perseuerabant:)
     May 9 - p. 117 line 22 - p. 118 line 18
         (arde silua . . . rapto, afuit.)
     May 16 - p. 118 line 19 - p. 119 line 4
         (gobelini . . . una ascenderunt.)
     May 23 - p. 119, lines 5-23
         (nunc longe . . . sub se uideret.)
     May 30 - no assignment
     June 6 - p. 119 line 24 - p. 120 line 7
         (uertices . . . reponatur.")



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:
     2017.04.01 -- p. 43, from "hoc nunquam speravi" to "quin noverit --'"
     2017.04.08 -- p. 43, from "'quem dicis?'" to "sibi potentiam obtineret."



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:
     2017.04.01 -- p. 143
     2017.04.08 -- p. 144



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:
     Mar 26  Wheelock ch 7 Ex and SA
     April 2 Ch 7 translation and Scribblers, Sculptors and Scribes.
     April 9 no assignment
     April 16 Easter no assignment
     April 23 chapter 8 Wheelock Exercitationes and Sententiae Antiquae



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Consules)
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:
     March 26 Study for Chapter 16
     April 2 Ch 16 EX,SA
     April 9 No assignment
     April 16 Easter no assignment
     April 23 Ch 16 TR and SSS



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aediles)
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:
     March 26 Ch 32 TR and SSS
     April 2  Ch 33 EX and SA
     April 9  no assignment
     April 16 no assignment
     April 23 Ch 33 TR and SSS



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:
     Mar 28 - cap. 13, 1-45; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-7)
     Apr 4 - cap. 13, 1-45; ex. 2 ; 3 (8-14) ; 4
     Apr 11 - cap. 13, 46-101; ex. 5 ; 6
     Apr 18 - no assignment
     Apr 25 - cap. 13, 46-101; ex. 7 ; 8
     May 2 - cap. 13, 102-149; ex. 9 ; 10 ; 12
     May 9 - cap. 13, 102-149; ex. 11; 13



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:
     Mar. 30 - cap. 25, 64-144, PC 1-8
     Apr. 6 - cap. 26, 1-67, PC 9-12
     Apr. 13 - no assignment
     Apr. 20 - cap. 26, 68-145, PC 1-4
     Apr. 27 - cap. 27, 1-49, PC 5-11
     May 4 - cap. 27, 50-114, PC 1-8
     May 11 - cap. 27, 115-180, PC 9-12
     May 18 - cap. 28, 1-55, PC 13-14
     May 25 - no assignment
     June 1 - cap. 28, 56-146, PC 1-2
     June 8 - cap. 28, 147-189, PC 3-5
     June 15 - cap. 29, 1-59, PC 6-12
     June 22 - cap. 29, 60-126, PC 1-4
     June 29 - cap. 29, 127-202, PC 5-8
     July 6 - 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:
     Mar. 30 - cap. 41, 197-220; ex. 12 (1-8)
     Apr. 6 - cap. 41, 221-231; ex. 11, 12 (9-13)
     Apr. 13 - no assignment
     Apr. 20 - cap. 41, no new reading; ex. 11

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