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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for November 21st, 2017
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:20:23 -0800

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Group Listings:



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:
         no assignment November 26
         section 49: December 1



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:
     22 November: No assignment
     29 November: Sections 25.5–25.11
     6 December: Sections 26.1–27.2
     13 December: Sections 27.3–28.4
     20 December: Sections 28.5–29.3
     27 December: No assignment



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 21 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 28: X, 1-25, to "Aeneas ignarus abest,"
         in which Jupiter calls a council of the gods.
     Dec. 5:  X, 25-43, from "Numquamne levari...," to "... quos vincere mavis,"
         in which Venus pleads for the Trojans.
     Dec. 12 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 19: X, 44-62, from "Si nulla est regio...," to "... Iliacos Teucris,"
         in which Venus keeps on pleading.
     Dec. 26 -- Christmas



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     November 26th: "saepe in" to "lumine claro" [Catullus 64 finished!]
     December 3rd: Catullus 65
     December 10th: Catullus 66 -- "omnia qui" to "flebile discidium"
     December 17th: "quam penitus" to "cura medullas" [66]
     December 24th:  Christmas Holiday
     January 1st:  New Year's Holiday



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     November 26th: 43
     December 3rd: 44-46
     December 10th: 47-48
     December 17th: 49 Lines 1-22
     December 24th:  Christmas Holiday
     January 1st:  New Year's Holiday



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     November 26th: Lines 61-78
     December 3rd: Poem 2, Lines 1-20
     December 10th: Lines 21-40
     December 17th: Lines 41-60
     December 24th: Christmas Holiday
     January 1st: New Year's Holiday



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:
     Nov 27 p. 171, l. 64 - p. 173, l. 81



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Nov 27 6.27



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 27 9.1.34-2.4
     Dec 4 9.2.5-9
     Dec 11 9.2.10-14
     Dec 18 no assignment
     Dec 25 no assignment
     Jan 1 9.2.15-19



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 27 4.44.8-12
     Dec 4 4.44.13-45.4
     Dec 11 4.45.5-8
     Dec 18 no assignment
     Dec 25 no assignment
     Jan 1 4.46.1-5



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 27 Gaius 27.1-3
     Dec 4 Gaius 27.4-28
     Dec 11 Gaius 29.1-30.1
     Dec 18 no assignment
     Dec 25 no assignment
     Jan 1 Gaius 30.2-31



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 27 1.2
     Dec 04 1.3
     Dec 11 1.4
     Dec 18 no assignment
     Dec 25 no assignment
     Jan 01 1.5



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Nov 26 Holiday
     Dec 03 Dion 2.1-5
     Dec 10 Dion 3.1-3
     Dec 17 Dion 4.1-2
     Dec 24 Holiday
     Dec 31 Holiday



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/26/2017: IV: 740-756
     12/3/2017: IV: 757-771
     12/10/2017: IV: 772-786
     12/17/2017: IV: 787-803 [END]
     12/24/2017: V: 1-15
     12/31/2017: no assignment
     1/7/2018: no assignment
     1/14/2018: V: 16-29
     1/21/2018: V: 30-46
     1/28/2018: V: 47-68
     2/4/2018: V: 69-84
     2/11/2018: V: 85-106
     2/18/2018: V: 107-122
     2/25/2018: V: 123-143
     3/4/2018: V: 144-163



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/26/2017: 4.26 (from Praeerat quidem to ab extranea invasione liberaret)
     12/3/2017: 4.27 (from Ipso etiam to bonorum operum sumpsit exempla)
     12/10/2017: 4.27 (from Qui postquam to suo tempore facere consueverat)
     12/17/2017: 4.27 (from Erat quippe moris to ad caelestia vocaret)
     12/24/2017: 4.27 (from Cum ergo venerabilis to illis omnia communia)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Nov 22 No Assignment-Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 29 Revelation 19: 11-21
     Dec 6 Revelation 20: 1-15
     Dec 13 Revelation 21: 1-13
     Dec 20 Revelation 21: 14-27
     Dec 27 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 3 No Assignment-New Year's
     Jan 10 Revelation 22: 1-10
     Jan 17 Revelation 22:  11-21 The End!



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:
     Nov 22 No Assignment-Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 29 De Civitate Dei 1.16
     Dec 6 De Civitate Dei 1.17
     Dec 13 De Civitate Dei 1.18a, through "...ipsos, etiam facultas."
     Dec 20 De Civitate Dei 1.18b, "Neque enim eo corpus…" to the end
     Dec 27 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 3 No Assignment-New Year's



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Nov 22 No Assignment-Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 29 Gesta Tancredi 45.11-45.17
     Dec 6 Gesta Tancredi 45.18-46.5
     Dec 13 Gesta Tancredi 46.6-47.5
     Dec 20 Gesta Tancredi 47.6-47.12
     Dec 27 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 3 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:
     Nov. 21 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 28: "The Corruption of Morals," p. 300,
         to "... a pristina dignitate."
     Dec. 5: "Vergil and Lucinius," p. 99,
         from "His et huiusmodi...," to "... miscuerant deferretur."
     Dec. 12 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 19: " The Corruption of Morals," pp. 300-301,
         from "Totus clerus vacat...." to the end.
     Dec. 26 -- Christmas
     Jan. 2 -- New Year's
     Jan. 9: "Vergil and Lucinius," pp. 99-100,
         from "Dum ergo...," to "... in medium protulisset."



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:
     Nov 28 - p. 132 line 26 - p. 133 line 7
         ("erat tempestas . . . . . uenirent.)
     Dec 5 - p. 133, lines 8-19
         ("saluete!" . . . . . esse copiam?")
     Dec 12 - p. 133, line 20 - bottom
         ("minime! . . . . . mouere desistite!")
     Dec 19 - Jan 2 - no assignments
     Jan 9 - p. 134 lines 1-17
         ("Balinus . . . . . steterunt.)



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:
     2017.11.25 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.12.02 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.12.09 -- p. 52, "Hagrid non solum erat.... minutis arbiturus erat."
     2017.12.16 -- pp. 52-53, "Hagrid, qui 'Mugglensem.... tibi opus est.'"
     2017.12.23 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.12.30 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.01.06 -- p. 53, "Harrius chartam.... Quentin Trimble"



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:
     2017.11.25 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.12.02 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.12.09 -- p. 170
     2017.12.16 -- p. 171
     2017.12.23 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.12.30 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2018.01.06 -- p. 172



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:
     Nov. 21 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 28: Caput 6 EX, SA
     Dec. 5: Caput 6 PD, TR
     Dec. 12 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 19: Caput 7 EX, SA
     Dec. 26 -- Christmas
     Jan. 2 -- New Year's
     Jan. 9: Caput 7 PD, LT, TR



Group: Wheelock Review (Integremus)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Comment: Two chapters of Wheelock every week.
Comment: A very fast review for people who already know Latin
Assignments:
     Nov 26 Holiday
     Dec 03 Chapter 33 & 34
     Dec 10 Chapter 35 & 36
     Dec 17 Chapter 37 & 38
     Dec 24 Holiday
     Dec 31 Holiday
     Jan 07 Chapter 39 & 40



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>
Coordinator: Elizabeth Braae <ebraae at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Nov 26 break
     Dec 3 Ch 22 EX SA
     Dec 10 Ch 22 TR and SSS
     Dec 17 Ch 23 EX and SA



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:
     Nov 28 - cap. 17, 42-87; ex. 4 ; 7 (1-5)
     Dec 5 - cap. 17, 42-87; ex. 6 ; 7 (6-11)
     Dec 12 - cap. 17, 42-87; ex. 5
     Dec 19 - Jan 2 - no assignment
     Jan 9 - cap. 17, 88-152; ex. 8 ; 11 (1-6)
     Jan 16 - cap. 17, 88-152; ex. 9 ; 12
     Jan 23 - cap. 17, 88-152; ex. 10 ; 11 (7-13)
     Jan 30 - cap. 18, 1-61; ex. 1 ; 3 (1-8)



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:
     Nov 30 - cap. 34, 59-124, PC 5-6 (+1 more)
     Dec  7 - cap. 34, 125-175, PC 7-11
     Dec 14 - cap. 34, 176-217, PC 12 (+2 more)
     Dec 21 - no assignment
     Dec 28 - no assignment
     Jan  4 - no assignment
     Jan 11 - cap. 35, 1-101, PC 1-6
     Jan 18 - cap. 35, 102-221, PC 7-11  [Finis!]



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:
     Nov 30 - cap. 43, 208-230; ex. 8 ; 9 (14-16)
     Dec 7 - cap. 43, 231-254; ex. 12 (1-6)
     Dec 14 - cap. 43, 255-277; ex. 10 ; 12 (7-9)
     Dec 21 - Jan 4 - no assignments
     Jan 11 - cap. 43, 278-298; ex. 11 ; 12 (10-16)
     Jan 18 - cap. 43, 299-335; ex. 14 (1-11)
     Jan 25 - cap. 43, 336-358; ex. 13 ; 14 (12-16)

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