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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 20:53:43 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for September 13, 2021


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New project starting in September, arranged by Leam Hall, reading Mounce's Basics of Biblical Greek (please see below).
 
Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Iliad Book 22 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:   
    Sep 12: 254-272      
    Sep 19: 273-288      
    Sep 26: 289-305
 

Group: Greek to GCSE, Part 2 (BETA)
Coordinator: Richard Moriarty <richardmoriarty0 at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor "Greek to GCSE - Part 2 (Revised Edition for OCR 2016)"
Assignments:
    14 Sep ass. 65 ex. 10.16 Arion and the Dolphin in 2 paragraphs
    # note the second para goes over the page to line 18
    21 Sep ass. 66 10.16 Arion and the Dolphin last paragraph
    28 Sep ass. 67 10.17-10.18 irreg. comparative and superlative
    05 Oct ass. 68 10.19 Perinder and Thrasybulus two paragraphs
 

Group: Greek to GCSE, Part 1 (GAMMA)
Coordinator: Richard Moriarty <richardmoriarty0 at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor "Greek to GCSE - Part 1" (2008 or 2016 Edition)
Assignments:
    Sep 14 ass 9 3.13-3.16
    Sep 21 ass 10 3.17-3.23
    Sep 28 ass 11 3.24-3.28
    Oct 05 ass 12 3.29-3.31
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Sep 14 Ex 6.12
    Sep 21 Ex 6.13
    Sep 28 Ex 6.14
 

Group: GSCE-2 Advanced Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek Beyond GCSE" Second Edition (2017)
Assignments:
    Sep 14 Ex. 2.9 "The Boyhood of Cyrus(1)" the rest three paragraphs 20 lines
    Sep 21 Ex 2.10-2.11 Greek Stories 20 "Herodotus on Helen"
    Sep 28 Ex 2.12-2.13
 

Group: GCSE-2 Intermediate Attic (OMICRON)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek To GCSE: Part 2" (2016 edition)
Assignments:
    Sep 14 Assignment 28 8.23-8.24
    Sep 21 Assignment 29 8.25-8.26 Socrates refuses...
    Sep 28 Assignment 30 8.27-8.28
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Sep 12: 2.145 - 2.146
    Sep 19: 2.147 - 2.148.4
    Sep 26: 2.148.5 - 2.149.2
    Oct 03: 2.149.3 - 2.150.3
    Oct 10: 2.150.4 - 2.152.2
    Oct 17: 2.152.3 - 2.154.2
    Oct 24: 2.154.3 - 2.155
    Oct 31: 2.
 

Group: Lucian Dialogues of the Dead (Lucian)
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A2008.01.0524%3Abook%3D1%3Asection%3D1
Assignments: 
    Sep 12 Chapter 14.5-14.6 (Loeb 12}
    Sep 19 Chapter 15.1-15.2 (Loeb 26}
    Sep 26 Chapter 15.3-15.4 (Loeb 26}
    Nov 03 Chapter 16.1-16.2 (Loeb 11}
    Nov 10 Chapter 16.3-16.4 (Loeb 11)
    Nov 17 Chapter 16.5 (Loeb 11)
 

Group: Greek New Testament (GNT)
Coordinator: Kelwin Wylie <greek at wylie dot ca>
Text: Greek New Testament, Suggested UBS 4 or Nestle-Aland 26 or later
Assignments:
    Sep 13  Acts 14:24-28 [End of ch 14]
    Sep 20  Acts 15:01-03
    Sep 27  Acts 15:04-06
    Oct 04  Acts 15:07-10
    Oct 11  Acts 15:11-15
    Oct 18  Acts 15:16-18
    Oct 25  Acts 15:19-21
    Nov 01  Acts 15:22-24
    Nov 08  Acts 15:25-29
    Nov 15  Acts 15:30-35 [v. 34 ommitted from many manuscripts]
    Nov 22  Acts 15:36-41 [End of ch 15]
 

Group: Thucydides (Thucydides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante05/Thukydides/thu_pe42.html  
Assignments:
    Sep 14: Book IV para93[1-2]
    Sep 21: Book IV para93[3-5]
 

Group: Polybius Histories (Polybius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
The plan is to follow Polybius' version of the Second Punic War relating to Hannibal up to the Roman debacle at Cannae,
and then if people are still interested to follow the career of Scipio Africanus in the war up to Hannibal's final defeat at Zama.
Text: posted, and http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0234%3Abook%3D3%3Achapter%3D13 
Assignments: 
    Sep 14: Book III section 39 [9-12]
    Sep 21: Book III section 40 [11-3]
    Sep 28: Book III section 40 [4-7]
    Oct 05: Book III section 40 [8-11]
    Oct 12: Book III section 40 [12-14]
 

Group: Septuagint, Selections (Septuagint)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, and https://archive.org/details/selectionsfroms01stocgoog/page/n121/mode/1up
Assignments: 
    Sep 15: Exodus - Chapter 4 verse 11-15
    Sep 22: Exodus - Chapter 4 verse 16-20
 

Group: Xenophon's Memorabilia (Memorabilia)
Coordinator:  Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~Harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante04/Xenophon/xen_mem1.html
Assignments: 
    Sep 16: Book III section 7[7-9]
    Sep 23: Book III section 8[1-3]
 

Group: Xenophon's Oeconomicus (Oeconomicus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante04/Xenophon/xen_oi00.html
Assignments:
    Sep 17: Chapter XII sections 7-10
   Sep 24: Chapter XII sections 11-13
 

Group: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Potter)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: JK Rowling's original, translated into Ancient Greek by Andrew Wilson
Assignments:
    Sep 18: Chapter 7 page 96.32 Ὑφελπύφων δ’ἄπ’οἰκέτης γεγὼς τάχα, to TBC
 

Group: Mounce Alpha (Mounce-A)
Coordinator: Leam Hall <leamhall at gmail dot com>
Thanksgiving (US Holiday), we sum up with lessons learned and ideas for the future.
The schedule includes one "grace week" in case life hits you hard.
Different collation process, see group mail.
Text: "Basics of Biblical Greek" (Mounce, 3rd or 4th ed)
Assignments:
     Sep 16    Chap   6
     Sep 23    Chap   7
     Sep 30    Chap   8
     Oct 07    Chap   9       At this point each of us can choose our own track.
     Oct 14    Chap  10/15    Track 1/Track 2
     Oct 21    Chap  11/16
     Oct 28    Chap  12/17
     Nov 04    Chap  13/18
     Nov 11    Chap  14/21
     Nov 25    'Hot Wash'
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