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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2020 13:10:05 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for August 10, 2020


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Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Iliad Book 21 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
    Aug 16: 1-16
    Aug 23: 17-33
    Aug 30: 34-48
    Sep 6: 49-63
 

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:
    Aug 11 Assignment 12 7.33-34
    Aug 18 Assignment 13 7.35-36
    Aug 25 Assignment 14 7.37
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Aug 11 Ex 3.6-3.7; Greek Stories 28 Anacharsis and Solon part 1
    Aug 18 Ex 3.8 ; Greek Stories 29 Anacharsis visits Solon Part 2
    Aug 25 Ex 3.9 Timolaus and the Spartans 17 lines
    Sep 1  Ex 3.10-3.11
 

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:
    Aug 11 Assignment 75 Ex 11.2- 11.3 Greek Stories 1.2
    Aug 18 Assignment 76 11.4 Rhampsinitus (1) para 1-2 14 lines
    Aug 25 Assignment 77  Rhampsinitus (1) the rest
 

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:
    Aug 11 Assignment 34 ex 6.11 - reading - Alexander at Troy (11 lines)
    Aug 18 Assignment 35 ex 6.12 - 6.13
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Aug 09: 8.100.2 - 8.101.1
    Aug 16: 8.101.2 - 8.102
    Aug 23: 8.103 - 8.105
    Aug 30: 8.106
    Sep 06: 8.107 - 8.108.3
    Sep 13: 8.108.4 - 8.109
 

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: 
    Aug 09 Chapter 11.4
    Aug 16 Chapter 12.1
    Aug 23 Chapter 12.2
    Aug 30 Chapter 12.3
    Sep 06 Chapter 12.4
    Sep 13 Chapter 13.1
    Sep 20 Chapter 13.2
    Sep 27 Chapter 13.3
 

Group: Greek New Testament (GNT)
Coordinator: Kelwin Wylie <greek at wylie dot ca>
Text: 
Assignments:
    Aug 10  Acts 9:01-04
    Aug 17  Acts 9:05-09
    Aug 24  Acts 9:10-12
    Aug 31  Acts 9:13-16
    Sep 07  Acts 9:17-20
    Sep 14  Acts 9:21-25
    Sep 21  Acts 9:26-29
    Sep 28  Acts 9:30-33
    Oct 05  Acts 9:34-37
    Oct 12  Acts 9:38-39
    Oct 19  Acts 9:40-43 [End of ch. 9]
 

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:
    Aug 11:  Book IV para 48[4]-50[1]
    Aug 18:  Book IV para 50[2]-52[1]
 

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: 
    Aug 11:  Book III section 14[6-10]
    Aug 18:  Book III section 15[1-5]
 

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' 
    Aug 12  Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 40 verses 18-23
    Aug 19  Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 41 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: 
    Aug 13:  Book II section 7.3-5
    Aug 20:  Book II section 7.6-7
 

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: 
    Aug 14:  Chapter V  sections 17-19
    Aug 21:  Chapter VI 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: 
    Aug 15: Chapter 6 page 72.21 ἀλλὰ τὸ τὴν Πετουνίαν to 73.10 τῷ Ἁπείῳ.
    Aug 22: Chapter 6 page 73.11 Εὐχάριστός εἰμι to TBC
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