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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2021 20:20:29 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for October 18, 2021


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The group reading Mounce's Basics of Biblical Greek has been suspended.
 
Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Iliad Book 22 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:   
    Oct 17: 337-354
    Oct 24: 355-371
    Oct 31: 372-385
    Nov 07: 386-400
    Nov 14: 401-417
    Nov 21: 418-430
    Nov 28: 431-446
 

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:
    19 Oct ass. 70 10.21-10.22 compound verbs
    26 Oct ass. 71 10.23-24 direct and indirect questions
    02 Nov no assignment - I'm away camping
    09 Nov ass. 72 10.25 Hippocleides first two paragraphs end line 16
 

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:
    Oct 19 ass 14 4.7-4.12
    Oct 26 ass 15 4.13-4.19
    Nov 02 no assignment I am away camping
    Nov 09 ass 16 4.20-4.25 
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments
    Oct 19 Ex 6.17
    Oct 26 Ex 6.18
 

Group: GSCE-2 Advanced Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek Beyond GCSE" Second Edition (2017)
Assignments:
    Oct 19 Ex. 2.18 the Boyhood of Cyrus first three paragraphs to end p 53
    Oct 26  Ex. 2.18 the Boyhood of Cyrus p 54 two paragraphs
 

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:
    Oct 19 Assignment 33 8.32 small assignment
    Oct 26 Assignment 34 ex 8.33 - translate the reading "Socrates' Final Day"
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    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: 
    Oct 17 Chapter 16.5 (Loeb 11)
    Oct 24 Chapter 17.1-17.2 (Loeb 7)
    Oct 31 Chapter 18.1-18.2 (Loeb 5)
    Nov 07 Chapter 19.1-19.2 (Loeb 27)
    Nov 14 Chapter 20.1-20.2 (Loeb 6)
    Nov 21 Chapter 20.3-20.4 (Loeb 6)
    Nov 28 Chapter 20.5-20.6 (Loeb 6)
    Dec 05 Chapter 21.1-21.2 (Loeb 4)
    Dec 12 Chapter 22.1-22.2 (Loeb 2)
    Dec 19 Chapter 22.3 (Loeb 2)
 

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:
    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 omitted 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:
    Oct 19: Book IV para 96[5-8]
    Oct 26: Book IV para 97[1-3]
 

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: 
    Oct 19: Book III section 41 [1-3]
    Oct 26: Book III section 41 [4-6]
    Nov 02: Book III section 41 [7-9]
 

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: 
    Oct 20: Exodus - Chapter 5 verse 6-10
    Oct 27: Exodus - Chapter 5 verse 11-15
 

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: 
    Oct 21: Book III section 9[1-2]
    Oct 28: Book III section 9[3-4]
 

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:
    Oct 22: Chapter XIII sections 1-4
 

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:
    Oct 23: Chapter 7 page 99.1 οὐδ’ἐλλείντο νῦν πολλοί. to TBC
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