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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 07:44:39 -0000
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for January 17, 2021


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

Group: Homer's Odyssey Book 1 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:   
    Jan 16: 1-15
    Jan 23: 16-30
    Jan 30: 31-44
    Feb 06: 45-62
    Feb 13: 63-79
    Feb 20: 80-95
    Feb 7: 96-112
 

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:
    18 Jan ass. 80 11.10 Rhampsinitus (2) paragraphs 2-4 end line 34
    25 Jan ass. 81 11.10 Rhampsinitus (2) lines 35-53.
    01 Feb ass. 82 11.11-12 optative (1)
    08 Feb ass. 83 11.13-14 optative (2)
 

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:
    Jan 18 ass 24 5.11-12 
    Jan 25 ass 25 5.13-15
    Feb 01 ass 26 5.16-17
    Feb 08 ass 27 5.18-19
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Jan 20 Ex 6.27 determination of Xerxes
    Jan 27 Ex 6.28 Athenians against Xerxes
    Feb 03 Ex 6.29 On the Mysteries
    Feb 10 Ex 6.30 Demosthenes
 

Group: GSCE-2 Advanced Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek Beyond GCSE" Second Edition (2017)
Assignments:
    Jan 18 Ex 3.9 Timolaus and the Spartans 22 lines
    Jan 25  Ex 3.10-3.11 ; Greek Stories 30 Solon  meets Thales
    Feb 1 Ex 3.12-3.13 ; Greek Stories 31
    Feb 8 Ex 3.14 "Flight of Themistocles" 22 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:
    Jan 18 Assignment 43 Ex 9.11 Meleager to line 23 ending in "απεκτεινεν"
    Jan 25 Assignment 44 Ex 9.11 Meleager line 24 to the end and Ex 9.12-9.13
    Feb 01 Assignment 45 Ex 9.14 Perseus(1) to line 26 ending in "φυλαχω"
    Feb 08 Assignment 46 Ex 9.14 Perseus(1) to end (line 37) and Ex 9.15
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Jan 16: 9.6 - 9.7
    Jan 23: 9.7A - 9.7B
    Jan 30: 9.8 - 9.10.1
    Feb 06: 9.10.2 - 9.11
    Feb 13: 9.12 - 9.14
    Feb 20: 9.15 - 9.16.1
    Feb 27: 9.16.2 - 9.17.2
    Mar 06: 9.16.17.3 - 9.18
 

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: 
    Jan 16 Chapter 23.2 -23.3 (Loeb 28)
    Jan 23 Chapter 24.1 -24.2 (Loeb 28)/(Loeb 29)
    Jan 30 Chapter 24.3 -25.1 (Loeb 29)/(Loeb 30)
    Feb 06 Chapter 25.2 -26.1 (Loeb 30)/(Loeb 8)
    Feb 13 Chapter 26.2 -27.1 (Loeb 8)/(Loeb 22)
    Feb 20 Chapter 27.2 -27.3 (Loeb 22)
  

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:
    Jan 17  Acts 16:22-26
    Jan 24  Acts 16:27-32
    Jan 31  Acts 16:33-36
    Feb 07  Acts 16:37-40 [End of ch 16]
 

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:
    Jan 18: Book IV para 105[1-2]
    Jan 25: Book IV para 106[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: 
    Jan 18: Book III section 44 [8-10]
    Jan 25: Book III section 44 [11-13]
 

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: 
    Jan 19: Exodus - Chapter 7 verses 16-20
    Jan 26: Exodus - Chapter 7 verses 21-25
 

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: 
    Jan 20: Book III section 10[7-8]
    Jan 27: Book III section 10[9-10]
 

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:
    Jan 21: Chapter XV  sections 11-13
    Jan 28: Chapter XVI sections 1-3
 

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:
    Jan 23: Chapter 7 page 104.1 καὶ τὸ τελευταῖον δεῖ to TBC
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