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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for May 25th, 2017
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:21:23 -0700

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A new Wheelock beginners group is beginning to take shape, probably for
sometime in mid-May.  If you're interested, please contact Teresa
Montgomery, <teresamichele at gmail dot com>


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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 23 April 29
         section 24 May 6
         section 25 May 13
         section 26 May 20
         section 27 May 27



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 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:
     Apr. 25: IX, 450-472, from "Victores praeda...," to "... fluentia tabo,"
         in which the Trojans discover the fate of Nisus and Euryalus.
     May 2: IX, 473-489, from "Interea pavidam...," to "...solabar anilis,"
         in which Euryalus' mother mourns for him.
     May 9: IX, 490-511, from "Quo sequar...," to "... defendere bello,"
         in which Euryalus' mother keeps mourning.
     May 16: IX, 512-529, from "Saxa quoque...," to "... memorare potestis,"
         in which the Rutulians attack.
     May 23: IX, 530-545, from "Turris erat...," to "... Lycus elapsi,"
         in which a tower collapses.
     May 30 -- Memorial Day
     June 6: IX, 545-555, from "Quorum...," to "... densissima, tendit,"
         in which we learn more of Helenor.
     June 13: IX, 555-566, from "At pedibus...," to "... rapuit lupus,"
         in which we learn more of Lycus.
     June 20: IX, 566-576, from "Undique clamor...," to "... Privernum Capys,"
         in which a lot of people kill a lot of other people.
     June 27: IX, 576-589, from "Hunc primo...," to "... extendit harena,"
         in which we learn more about Privernus' death.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     Apr 30   Ode 18
     May 07   Ode 19,
     May 14   Ode 20
     May 21   Ode 21
     May 28   Ode 22



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     4/30/2017: IV: 368-386
     5/07/2017: IV: 387-401
     5/14/2017: IV: 402-415



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     April 30:  Catullus 62 [Vesper Adest to  Respondere Decebit]
     May 7:  Catullus 62 [Hymen O to Carpere Questu]
     May 14:  Catullus 62 [Quid Tum to Radice Flagellum]
     May 21:  Catullus 62 [Hanc Nulli – O Hymenaee]
     May 28:  No Class – Memorial Day
     June 4:  Catullus 63 [Super Alta – Truculentaque Pelagi]
     June 11:  Catullus 63 [Et corpus – indomita iugi]
     June 18:  Catullus 63 [Rapidae ducem – Mea Genetrix]
     June 25:  Catullus 63 [Ego Quam – Limina Tepida]
     July 2:  Catullus 63 [Mihi Floridis – Imperia Cupit]
     July 9:  Catullus 63 [Age Caeda – Age Rabidos



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     April 30th: Rest of Prologue
     May 7th:  Poem 1
     May 14th: Poem 2
     May 21st: Poem 3
     May 28th: Poems 4, 5
     June 4th: Poems 6, 7
     June 11th: Poems 8, 9
     June 18th: Poems 10, 11
     June 25th:  Poem 12


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:
     May 1 p. 123, ll. 81-100
     May 8 p. 123, l. 101 - p. 125, l. 118
     May 15 p. 125, l. 118 - p. 127, l. 138
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 p. 127, ll. 139-161



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:
     May 1 6.8.1-6
     May 8 6.8.7-9.2
     May 15 6.10
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 6.11



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:
     May 1 8.11.7-11
     May 8 8.11.12-16
     May 15 8.11.17-23
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 8.11.24-12.5



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:
     May 1 4.31.2-6
     May 8 4.31.7-32.2
     May 15 4.32.3-7
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 4.32.8-12



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 1 16.11.1-12.2
     May 8 16.12.3-13.5
     May 15 16.14
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 16.15.1-16.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 1 Tiberius 73.2-74
     May 8 Tiberius 75-6
     May 15 Caligula 1-2
     No assignment for May 22, May 29
     Jun 5 Caligula 3



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     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
     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:
     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:
     April 30: 4.23 (from Post haec facta to diligenter erudire solebant)
     May 7: 4.23 (from Cum ergo aliquot to plurimi posse reperiri)
     May 14: 4.23 (from Deinque quinque to multo tempore mansit)
     May 21: 4.23 (from Quo tempore antistes to morte immature praereptus est)
     May 28: 4.23 (from Non solum to operum lucis praebuit)
     June 4, 11, 18: summer recess
     June 25: 4.23 (from Verum illa to de morte transivit ad vitam)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     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:
     Apr. 25: "De Duobus Burgensibus...,"
     May 2: "A Precocious Novice," pp. 293-294,
         from "Sequenti vero nocte...," to the end.
     May 9:  "De Duobus Burgensibus," pp. 93-94,
         from "Sed unus...," to "... totum perdidit."
     May 16: "Monastic Visitations," p. 294, XVII Kal. Feb.
     May 23:  "De Duobus Burgensibus...,"  p. 94,
         from "Haec autem natura...," to "... recreatio?"
     May 30 -- 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:
     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:
     2017.04.29 -- p. 44, from "Hagrid subito sudarium" to "potuit occidere."
     2017.05.05 -- p. 44-45, from "nonne te rogavisti" to "frigidum, crudelem."
     2017.05.12 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.05.19 -- p. 45, from "Hagrid tristi vultu" to "pessum datum iri --'"
     2017.05.26 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.02 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.09 -- p. 45, from "Sed eo puncto" to "Cuidam accidit?"
     2017.06.16 -- p. 45, from "'quid rogas bene" to "ille rediturus erat."



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:
     2017.04.29 -- p. 147
     2017.05.05 -- p. 148
     2017.05.12 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.05.19 -- p. 149
     2017.05.26 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.02 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.06.09 -- p. 150
     2017.06.16 -- p. 151



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:
     April 30 chapter 8 Cicero translation p.69, corresponding SSS assignment



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:
     April 30 Ch 34 EX SA
     May 7    Ch 34 TR and SSS
     May 14   Ch 35 Ex SA
     May 21   Ch 35 TR and SSS
     may 28 - may 29 memorial day



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:
     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
     May 16 - cap. 14, 1-32; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-5)
     May 23 - cap. 14, 1-32; ex. 2 ; 3 (6-15)
     May 30 - no assignment
     June 6 - cap. 14, 33-74; ex. 4 ; 6 (1-7)
     June 13 - cap. 14, 33-74; ex. 5 ; 6 (8-14)
     June 20 - cap. 14, 75-132; ex. 7 ; 11
     June 27 - cap. 14, 75-132; ex. 8 ; 9
     July 4 - no assignment
     July 11 - cap. 14, 75-132; ex. 10
     July 18 - cap. 15, 1-40; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-7)
     July 25 - cap. 15, 1-40; ex. 2 ; 3 (8-13)
     Aug 1 - cap. 15, 41-95; ex. 4 ; 6 (1-6)
     Aug 8 - cap. 15, 41-95; ex. 5 ; 6 (7-12)



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:
     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
     July 13 - cap. 30, 1-69, PC 9-10
     July 20 - cap. 30, 69-158, PC 1-5
     July 27 - cap. 31, 1-60, PC 6-10
     Aug. 3 - cap. 31, 61-131, PC 1-5
     Aug. 10 - cap. 31, 132-204, PC 6-8
     Aug. 17 - cap. 32, 1-69, PC 9-11
     Aug. 24 - cap. 32, 70-129, PC 1-3
     Aug. 31 - 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:
     Apr. 27 - cap. 41; ex. 13
     May 4 - cap. 41; ex. 14
     May 11 - cap. 42, 1-19; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-4)
     May 18 - cap. 42, 20-55; ex. 3 (5-12)
     May 25 - no assignment
     June 1 - cap. 42, 56-84; ex. 2 ; 3 (13-18)
     June 8 - cap. 42, 85-113; ex. 4 ; 6 (1-4)
     June 15 - cap. 42, 114-150; ex. 6 (5-9)
     June 22 - cap. 42, 151-173; ex. 5 ; 6 (10-14)
     June 29 - cap. 42, 174-206; ex. 10 (1-4)
     July 6 - no assignment
     July 13 - cap. 42, 207-228; ex. 7 ; 9 ; 10 (5-9)
     July 20 - cap. 42, 229-253; ex. 8 ; 10 (10-16)
     July 27 - cap. 42, 254-280; ex. 13 (1-5)
     Aug. 3 - cap. 42, 281-302; ex. 11 ; 13 (6-8)
     Aug. 10 - cap. 42, 303-324; ex. 13 (9-12)
     Aug. 17 - cap. 42, 325-353; ex. 12 ; 13 (13-16)
     Aug. 24 - cap. 42, 354-377 ('Rapina...'); ex. 16 (1-6)
     Aug. 31 - no assignment
     Sep. 7 - cap. 42, 377-393 ('Mulieres...'); ex. 14 ; 16 (7-11)
     Sep. 14 - cap. 42, no new reading; ex. 15


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