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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 12:15:24 -0000
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for November 23, 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:
    Nov 22: 227-239
    Nov 29: 240-256
    Dec 06: 257-271
    Dec 13: 272-286
    Dec 20: 287-304
    Dec 27: Christmas break
 

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:
    Nov 24 Assignment 27 8.20 is for practice, but do not submit. 8.21-22 
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    two weeks break 
    Dec 01 Ex 4.4-4.5
    Dec 08 Ex 4.6-4.7
 

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:
    two weeks break
    Dec 01  Assignment 89 11.16 line 35-49
    Dec 08  Assignment 90 11.16 the rest (11 lines), Greek Stories 9 The Lion in Love
    Dec 15 Assignment 91 11.17 Solon and Croesus two paragraphs to line 23
 

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:
    two weeks break
    Dec 01 Assignment 48 Ex 6.39  - "Alexander's Ambition"
    Dec 08  Assignment 49 Ex 6.40-6.41
    Dec 15 Assignment 50 Ex 6.42 - "Alexander and Dionysus"
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Nov 22: 8.130 - 8.131
    Nov 29: 8.132 - 8.133
 

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: 
    Nov 22 Chapter 15.1
    Nov 29 Chapter 15.2
    Dec 06 Chapter 15.3
 

Group: Greek New Testament (GNT)
Coordinator: Kelwin Wylie <greek at wylie dot ca>
Text: 
Assignments:
    Nov 23  Acts 10:21-24
    Nov 30  Acts 10:25-29
    Dec 07  Acts 10:30-33
    Dec 14  Acts 10:34-38
    Dec 21  Acts - no assignment - Christmas
    Dec 28  Acts - no assignment - Christmas
    Jan 04  Acts - no assignment - New Year's
    Jan 11  Acts 10:39-43
    Jan 18  Acts 10:43-48 [End of ch. 10]
 

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:
    Nov 24:  Book IV para 64[5]-65[3]
    Dec 01:  Book IV para 65[4]-66[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: 
    Nov 24:  Book III section 22 [7-10]
    Dec 01:  Book III section 22 [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: 
    Nov 25  Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 42 verses 16-20
   Dec 02  Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 42 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: 
    Nov 26: Book III section 1.8-10
    Dec 03: Book III section 1.11-2.1 
 

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: 
    Nov 27: Chapter VII sections 36-38
    Dec 04: Chapter VII sections 39-40
 

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:
    Nov 28: Chapter 6 page 8.10 ἡ δὲ μήτερ πρὸς τοῦτο to TBC
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