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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 14:11:51 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for April 19, 2021


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Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Iliad Book 21 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:   
    Apr 18: 550-564
    Apr 25: 565-580
    May 02: 581-594
    May 09: 595-611
 

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:
    Apr 20 9.14 line 27 to the end, then 9.15
    Apr 27 9.16 to line 22
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Apr 20 Ex 5.4
    Apr 27 Ex 5.5
    May 04 Ex 5.6
 

Group: GSCE-2 Advanced Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek Beyond GCSE" Second Edition (2017)
Assignments:
    Apr 20 Greek beyond GCSE Ex 1.1 and 1.2
    Apr 27 Ex 1.3-1.4
    May 04 Ex 1.5 Libyans and Pygmies 17 lines one paragraph
 

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:
    Apr 20 Assignment 10 exercise 7.29 - translate the reading "The Wisdom of Socrates"
    Apr 27 Assignment 11 7-30-7.32
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Apr 18: 2.115.5 - 2.116
    Apr 25: 2.117 - 2.118
 

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: 
    Apr 18 Chapter 9.3-9.4 (Loeb 19)
    Apr 25 Chapter 10.1 (Loeb 20)
    May 02 Chapter 10.2-10.3 (Loeb 20)
 

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:
    Apr 19  Acts 12:16-19
    Apr 26  Acts 12:20-25 [End of ch. 12]
    May 03  Acts 13:01-03
    May 10  Acts 13:04-07
    May 17  Acts 13:08-11
    May 24  Acts 13:12-15
    May 31  Acts 13:16-20
    Jun 07  Acts 13:21-24
    Jun 14  Acts 13:25-28
    Jun 21  Acts 13:29-33
    Jun 28  Acts 13:34-39
    Jul 05  Acts - no assignment, Canada Day and Independence Day
    Jul 12  Acts 13:40-43
    Jul 19  Acts 13:44-47
    Jul 26  Acts 13:48-52 [End of ch 13]
 

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:
    Apr 20: Book IV para 77[1-2]
    Apr 27: Book IV para 78[1-2]
 

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: 
    Apr 20: Book III section 29 [4-6]
    Apr 27: Book III section 29 [7-10]
 

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: 
    Apr 21: Genesis - Chapter 44 verses 31-34
    Apr 28: Genesis - Chapter 45 verses 1-5
 

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: 
    Apr 22: Book III section 4.4-5
    Apr 29: Book III section 4.6-8
 

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:
    Apr 23: Chapter IX sections 15-16
    Apr 30: Chapter IX sections 17-19
 

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:
    Apr 24: Chapter 6 page 87.23 ὁ δ’ Ἅρειος καταπεπληγμένος to 87, last line γέγψμαι Γρθφινδωρύς.
    May 01: Chapter 6 page 87, last line οἴομαι δ’οὖν τῶν Ῥαφηγχλώρων to TBC
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