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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2024 15:44:02 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for July 8 2024


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Donald Wright has paused his groups (marked ***) because of the situation in the Middle East 
 
Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Odyssey Book 4 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
    July 07: 609-624      
    July 14: 625-640      
    July 21: 641-656      
    July 28: 657-674
 

Group: Greek to GCSE, Part 2 (GAMMA)
Coordinator: Richard Moriarty <richardmoriarty0 at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor "Greek to GCSE - Part 2 (Revised Edition for OCR 2016)"
Assignments:
    09 July 90 11.17 Solon and Croesus one paragraphs lines 14-23
    16 July 91 11.17 Solon and Croesus two paragraphs lines 24-40
    23 July 92 11.17 Solon and Croesus one paragraph  line 41-52
 

Group: Greek to GCSE, Part 1 (DELTA)
Text: John Taylor "Greek to GCSE - Part 2 (Revised Edition for OCR 2016)"
Coordinator: Richard Moriarty <richardmoriarty0 at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
    Jul 23 Book 2 TBC
 

Group: GSCE-2 Advanced Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek Beyond GCSE" Second Edition (2017)
Assignments:
    Jul 11 Ex 7.6 Polyxena
 

Group: Eros at the Banquet (BANQUET)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: "Eros at the Banquet: Reviewing Greek with Plato's Symposium" by Louise Pratt
Assignments:
    Jul 11 Assignment 47 Reading 6D 31-45; Review Ex 6b 1-7
    Jul 18 Assignment 48 Reading 6D lines 46-50, 6E 1-9; Review Ex 6c 1-8
 

Group: Plutarch on Love (Plutarch)
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A2008.01.0313%3Asection%3D1,
http://www.faenumpublishing.com/plutarchs-dialogue-on-love.html
Assignments:
    Jul 07 Section 26.1
    END
  

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:
    May 13  Acts 28:28-31 [End of Acts] *
 

Group: Thucydides (Thucydides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante05/Thukydides/thu_pe42.html  
Assignments:
    Oct 10: Book V para 22[2]-23[1] ***
 

Group: Polybius Histories (Polybius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook 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:
    Oct 10: Book III Chapter 70[4-6] ***
 

Group: Septuagint, Selections (Septuagint)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and https://archive.org/details/selectionsfroms01stocgoog/page/n121/mode/1up
Assignments: 
    Oct 11: Judges 20: 11-15 ***
 

Group: Xenophon's Memorabilia (Memorabilia)
Coordinator:  Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~Harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante04/Xenophon/xen_mem1.html
Assignments:  
    Oct 12: Book IV section 6[10] ***
    

Group: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Potter)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: JK Rowling's original, translated into Ancient Greek by Andrew Wilson
Assignments:
    Oct 21: Chapter 10 page 144.39 ἡ δ’ἀναλαβοῦσς Εἴ γ’ἄρα to TBC ***
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