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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 31 May 2020 13:22:28 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for June 1, 2020


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Group Listings:
 
Proposed new group reading selections from Polybius on Hannibal and the Second Punic War
coordinated by Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
starting at Book III chapter 13.
Sources: Loeb Polybius Books III-IV: https://ryanfb.github.io/loebolus-data/L137.pdf 
https://pace.webhosting.rug.nl/york/york/showTextPolybius?book=3&chapter=13&go.x=12&go.y=3&direction=&version=loeb&tab=&layout=split  
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0234%3Abook%3D3%3Achapter%3D13  
 

Group: Homer's Iliad Book 20 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
    May 31: 337-352
    June 7: 353-368       
    June 14: 369-385     
    June 21: 386-400     
    June 28: 401-418     
 

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:
    June 2 Assignment 2 7.5-7.9
    June 9 Assignment 3 7.10-7.11
    June 16 Assignment 4 7.12-7.18
    June 23 Assignment 5 7.19-7.20
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Jun 02 Ex. 2.16-2.17  Greek Stories 22 Perseus
    Jun 09 Ex. 2.18 the Boyhood of Cyrus first three paragraphs to end p 53
    Jun 16 Ex. 2.18 the Boyhood of Cyrus p 54 two paragraphs
    Jun 23 Ex. 2.19 Greek Stories 23 spying wife
    Jun 30 Ex. 2.20-2.21 Greek Stories 24 Persephone
    July 7 (unless 4 July) Ex. 2.22-2.23 Greek Stories 25 Dionysus and the poet
 

Group: GSCE-2 Intermediate Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek To GCSE: Part 2 (Revised Edition for OCR 2016)"
Assignments:
    Jun 02 Assignment 66 10.16 Arion and the Dolphin to end 9 lines
    Jun 09 Assignment 67 Ex 10.17-10.18
    Jun 16 Assignment 68 Ex 10.19 Perinder and Thrasybulus
 

Group: GCSE-1 Beginners' Attic (OMICRON)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek To GCSE: Part 1" (2008 or 2016 edition)
Assignments:
    Jun 02 Assignment 24 5.11-5.12
    Jun 09 Assignment 25 5.13-5.15
    Jun 16 Assignment 26 5.16-5.17 # OMICRON Assignment 23 XYZ
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    May 31: 8.80 - 8.82
    Jun 07: 8.83 - 8.85
 

Group: Lucian Courtesans (Lucian)
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:2008.01.0527
Assignments: 
    May 31  Chapter 9.3
    Jun 07  Chapter 9.4
    Jun 14  Chapter 9.5
    Jun 21  Chapter 10.1
    Jun 28  Chapter 10.2
    Jul 05  Chapter 10.3
    Jul 12  Chapter 10.4
 

Group: Greek New Testament (GNT)
Coordinator: Kelwin Wylie <greek at wylie dot ca>
Text: 
Assignments:
    Jun 01  Acts 7:52-56
    Jun 08  Acts 7:57-60 [End of ch. 7]
    Jun 15  Acts 8:01-05
    Jun 22  Acts 8:06-10
    Jun 29  Acts 8:11-15
    Jul 06  Acts 8:16-20
    Jul 13  Acts 8:21-25
    Jul 20  Acts 8:26-30
    Jul 27  Acts 8:31-34
    Aug 03  Acts 8:35-40 [End of ch. 8]
 

Group: Thucydides (Thucydides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: Goodwin and Allen's Greek Reader
Assignments:
    Jun 02: Book 4 para 41[1] to 41[4] G&A pages 209-210 section 55-56
    End of Goodwin and Allen
    Jun 09: Book IV para 42 sections 1-4
 

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: 
    Septuagint, Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' 
    June 3 Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 37 verses  31-36 (end of chapter 37)
    [We miss out one chapter]
    June 10 Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 39 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: 
    June 4: Book II section 6.22-23
    June 11: Book II section 6.24-25
 

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: 
    June 6: Chapter 5 page 67.8 Ὀφθαλμοὺς δὴ μητρόθεν ἔχεις to TBC
    

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: 
    June 5: Chapter IV  sections 10-13
    June 12: Chapter IV  sections 14-16
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