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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for June 18, 2017
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:59:26 -0700

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A new Wheelock beginners group, Suo, has started.  Please contact
Teresa Montgomery, <teresamichele at gmail dot com>, for more information.


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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 31 June 24
	section 32 July 1
	section 33 July 8
	then on break until ...
         section 34 August 12



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:
     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:
     June 20: IX, 555-566, from "At pedibus...," to "... rapuit lupus,"
         in which we learn more of Lycus.
     June 27: IX, 566-576, from "Undique...," to "... Privernum Capys,"
         in which a lot of people kill a lot of other people.
     July 4 -- Fourth of July
     July 11: IX, 576-589, from "Hunc primo...," to "... extendit harena,"
         in which we learn more about Privernus' death.
     July 18: IX, 590-600, from "Tum primum...," to "... conubia poscunt,"
         in which Numanus taunts the Trojans.
     July 25: IX, 601-613, from "Quis deus...," to "... vivere rapto,"
         in which Numanus keeps on taunting the Trojans.
     Aug. 1: IX, 614-624, from "Vobis picta...," to "... per vota precatus:"
         in which Numanus still keeps on taunting the Trojans.
     Aug. 8: IX, 625-637, from "Iuppiter...," to "...ad sidera tollunt,"
         in which Ascanius prays to Jupiter.
     Aug. 15: IX, 638-649, from "Aetheria tum...," to "... pater addidit,"
         in which Apollo comes to Ascanius.
     Aug. 22: IX, 649-660, from "Ibat Apollo...," to "... sensere sonantem,"
         in which Apollo speaks to Ascanius.
     Aug. 29: IX, 661-671, from "Ergo avidum...," to "... nubila rumpit,"
         in which the Trojans obey Apollo.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     Jun 18   Ode 25
     Jun 25   Ode 26



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     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:
     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:
     Jun 19 p. 133, ll. 223 - 241
     Jun 26 p. 133, l. 242 - p. 135, l. 261
     Jul 3 p. 135, l. 216 - 275
     Jul 10 p. 139, l. 1 - p. 141, l. 21 (beginning Livy, Legends of Early Rome)
     Jul 17 p. 141, l. 22 - p. 143, l. 40
     Jul 24 p. 143, l. 41 - p. 145, l. 62
     Jul 31 p. 147, ll. 63 - 83



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:
     Jun 19 6.16.1-5
     Jun 26 6.16.6-10
     Jul 3 6.16.11-13
     Jul 10 6.16.14-17
     Jul 17 6.16.18-22
     Jul 24 6.17.1-4
     Jul 31 6.17.5-18.3



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:
     Jun 19 8.13.3-7
     Jun 26 8.13.8-12
     Jul 3 8.8.13.13-18
     Jul 10 8.13.19-24
     Jul 17 8.13.25-14.3
     Jul 24 8.13.14.4-9
     Jul 31 8.14.10-14



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:
     Jun 19 4.34.4-35.2
     Jun 26 4.35.3-7
     Jul 3 4.35.9-36.2
     Jul 10 4.36.3-37.2
     Jul 17 4.37.3-8
     Jul 24 4.37.9-38.3
     Jul 31 4.38.4-39.4



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jun 19 16.20-21
     Jun 26 16.22.1-6
     Jul 3 16.22.7-23.3
     Jul 10 16.24.1-26.1
     Jul 17 16.26.2-27.1
     Jul 24 16.27.2-28.4
     Jul 31 16.28.5-30.2



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jun 19 Gaius 8.4-5
     Jun 26 Gaius 9-10
     Jul 3 Gaius 11-12.1
     Jul 10 Gaius 12.2-3
     Jul 17 Gaius 13-14.1
     Jul 24 Gaius 14.2-15.1
     Jul 31 Gaius 15.2-4



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     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: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     6/25/2017: IV: 447-463
     7/2/2017: IV: 464-480
     7/9/2017: IV: 480-494
     7/16/2017: IV: 495-511
     7/23/2017: IV: 512-530
     7/30/2017: IV: 531-542
     8/6/2017: IV: 543-560
     8/13/2017: IV 561-580
     8/20/2017: IV: 581-597
     8/27/2017: IV: 598-620



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     June 25: 4.23 (from Verum illa to de morte transivit ad vitam)




Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
    Jun 21 Revelation 8:1-13
    Jun 28 Revelation 9: 1-10
    July 5 No Assignment-Independence Day (U.S.)
    July 12 Revelation 9: 11-21
    Jul 19 Revelation 10: 1-11
    Jul 26 Revelation 11: 1-10
    Aug 2 Revelation 11: 11-19
    Aug 9 Revelation 12: 1-9
    Aug 16 Revelation 12: 10-18
    Aug 23 Revelation 13: 1-9
    Aug 30 Revelation 13: 10-18
    Sep 6 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:
     Jun 21, De Civitate Dei 1.1.8a, "Dicet aliquis: "Cur..."
         through, "...quia felicitate corrumpitur."
     Jun 28 De Civitate Dei 1.8b, "Ostendit tamen…" to the end.
     Jul 5 No Assignment - U.S. Independence Day
     July 12 De Civitate Dei 1.9a, through "...eis amari esse noluerunt."
     July 19 De Civitate Dei 1.9b, "Nam si propterae…"
         through, "non propter officia caritatis."
     Jul 26 De Civitate Dei 1.9c, ""Non mihi ita…" to the end
     Aug 2 De Civitate Dei 1.10a,  through "nudus reuertar in terra."
     Aug 9 De Civitate Dei 1.10b, "Dominus dedit,..."
         through "...pinguit inde transferre."
     Aug 16 De Civitate Dei 1.10c,  "Nam qui receperunt…"
         through "incursantibus amiserunt."
     Aug 23 De Civitate Dei 1.10d, "Quos autem…"
         through "...sui amore torquebant."
     Aug 30 De Civitate Dei 1.10e, "Sed quidam etiam…" to the end
     Sep 6 No Assignment-Labor Day (U.S.)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     June 21 Gesta Tancredi 34.11-35.3.
     June 28 Gesta Tancredi 35.4-36.2
     July 5 No Assignment-Independence Day (U.S.)
     July 12 Gesta Tancredi 36.3-36.10
     July 19 Gesta Tancredi 36.11-37.6
     Jul 26 Gesta Tancredi 37.6-38.2
     Aug 2 Gesta Tancredi 38.3-38.11
     Aug 9 Gesta Tancredi 38.12-39.6
     Aug 16 Gesta Tancredi 40.1-40.7
     Aug 23 Gesta Tancredi 40.8-40.13
     Aug 30 Gesta Tancredi 40.14-40.19
     Sep 6 No Assignment-Labor Day (U.S.)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     June 20: "Monastic Visitations," p. 295, XIV Kal. Feb,
         from "Item, presbyter....," to "... de nimia potatione."
     June 27: "De Duobus Burgensibus...," pp. 94-95,
         from "Sed in una die...," to "... posset cogitavit."
     July 4 -- Fourth of July
     July 11: "Monastic Visitations," pp. 295-296, XIV Kal. Feb.,
         from "Istos monuimus...," to "...super praemissis."
     July 18: "De Duobus Burgensibus...," p. 95,
         from "Et hoc facto...," to "... meis providebo."
     July 25: "Monastic Visitations," p. 296, IX Kal. Dec.
     Aug. 1: "De Duobus Burgensibus...," p. 95,
         from "Talibus dictis...," to ... vitae solverunt."
     Aug. 8: "Monastic Visitations," p. 296, XII Kal. Mai. and XI Kal. Mai.
     Aug. 15: "De Duobus Burgensibus...," pp. 95-96,
         from "Qui, respirans...," to the end.
     Aug. 22: "Monastic Visitations," pp. 296-297, X Kal. Mai. and IX Kal. Mai.



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:
     June 20 - p. 121 line 11 to 5th line fr. bott.
         (aquila rediuit . . . deponerentur.)
     June 27 - p. 121, 4th line fr. bott. - p. 122 line 8
         (Dominus Aquilarum . . . Aquilarum inquit.)
     July 4 - no assignment
     July 11 - p. 122 line 9 - end
         (serius . . . potuit.)
     July 18 - p. 123 top - line 16
         (CAPVT . . . adhaesit.)
     July 25 - p. 123 line 17 - p. 124 line 10
         ("noli uellicare!" . . . iacta.)
     Aug 1 - p. 124, lines 11-23
         (celeriter nunc . . . de eo dicimus.)
     Aug 8 - p. 124 line 24 - p. 125 line 4
         (fuit spatium . . . animaduertendum est.")
     Aug 15 - p. 125, lines 5-23
         (nani, uultibus . . . quocumque ualetis!'")
     Aug 22 - p. 125 line 24 - p. 126 line 10
         (eum precati sunt . . . quis id scit?")
     Aug 29 - p. 126, lines 11-25
         ("Aliquis ille . . . Bilbo rogauit.)
     Sep 5 - no assignment




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: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     1st. July p. 46  Si re vera.....mira effecisti.
     8th. July p. 46  Harrius ignem.... contemplantem




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:
     2017.06.24 -- p. 151
     2017.07.01 -- p. 152
     2017.07.08 -- p. 153
     2017.07.15 -- p. 154
     2017.07.22 -- p. 155
     2017.07.29 -- p. 156
     2017.08.05 -- p. 157
     2017.08.12 -- p. 158
     2017.08.19 -- Holiday, no assignment
     2017.08.26 -- Holiday, no assignment



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Suo)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Teresa Montgomery <teresamichele at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     June 18: Chapter 1



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:
     June 18 Ch 11 Translate and Scribblers
     June 25 Ch 12 EX and SA
     July 2 break for US Independance day
     July 9 Ch 12 TR and Scribblers



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:
     June 18  ch 37 ex sa
     June 25  ch 37 tr sss
     July 2  break. I've heard some people have a national holiday that week.
     July 9   ch 38 ex sa
     July 16  ch 38 sss
     July 23  ch 39 ex sa
     July 30  ch 39 sss
     August 6 ch 40 ex
     August 13 ch 40 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:
     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:
     June 22 - cap. 29, 1-59, PC 6-12
     June 29 - cap. 29, 60-126, PC 1-4
     July 6 - no assignment
     July 13 - cap. 29, 127-202, PC 5-8
     July 20 - cap. 30, 1-69, PC 9-10
     July 27 - cap. 30, 69-158, PC 1-5
     Aug 10 - cap. 31, 1-60, PC 6-10
     Aug 17 - cap. 31, 61-131, PC 1-5
     Aug 24 - cap. 31, 132-204, PC 6-8
     Aug 31 - no assignment
     Sep 7 - cap. 32, 1-69, PC 9-11
     Sep 14 - cap. 32, 70-129, PC 1-3
     Sep 21 - cap. 32, 130-224, PC 4-6
     Oct 5 - cap. 33, 1-47, PC 7-11
     Oct 12 - cap. 33, 48-104, PC 1-5
     Oct 19 - cap. 33, 105-192, PC 6-7
     Oct 26 - cap. 34, 1-58, PC 8-10
     Nov 2 - cap. 34, 59-###, PC 1-4



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:
     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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