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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:52:39 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for September 28, 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:
    Oct 04: 114-129
    Oct 11: 130-143
    Oct 18: 144-160
    Oct 25: 161-175
 

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:
    Sep 29 Assignment 19 8.4-5
    Oct 06 Assignment 20 8.6
    Oct 13 Assignment 21 8.7
    Oct 20 Assignment 22 8.8-8.10
    Oct 27 Assignment 23 8.11 
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Sep 29 3.17-3.18; Greek Stories 33 Solon's trick
    Oct 6 Ex 3.19 Themistocles in Persia (1)
    Oct 13 Ex 3.20-3.21 Greek Stories 34 Hipparchus
    Oct 20 Ex 3.22 Themistocles in Persia (2)
 

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:
    Sep 29 Assignment 82 Ex 11.10 Rhampsinitus (2) last two paragraphs
    Oct 6 Assignment 83 11.9 and 11.11 Greek Stories 5
    Oct 13 Assignment 84 11.12-11.13 Greek Stories 6 the fox and the crow
    Oct 20 Assignment 85 11.14, Greek Stories 7 the sick lion that is all the grammar exercises in book 2, the rest is more translation
    Oct 27  Assignment 86 11.15 Human Prosperity, Greek stories 8 the fox and the goat
 

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:
    Sep 28  Assignment 41 Ex 6.22 Alexander and the Gordian Knot (2)
    Oct 5   Assignment 42 Ex 6.23 6.24 (skip 6.25)
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Oct 04: 8.113.3 - 8.115.2
    Oct 11: 8.115.3 - 8.117
    Oct 18: 8.118 - 8.119
    Oct 25: 8.120 - 8.122
    Nov 01: 8.123 - 8.125
    Nov 08: 8.126 - 8.128.1
    Nov 15: 8.128.2 - 8.129
    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: 
    Oct 04 Chapter 13.4
    Oct 11 Chapter 13.5
    Oct 18 Chapter 13.6
    Oct 25 Chapter 14.1
    Nov 01 Chapter 14.2
    Nov 08 Chapter 14.3
    Nov 15 Chapter 14.4
    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:
    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:
    Sep 29:  Book IV para 57[3]-58[1]
    Oct 06:  Book IV para 59[1-4]
 

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: 
    Sep 29:  Book III section 20: [1-3]   
    Oct 06:  Book III section 20: [4-6]    
    Oct 13:  Book III section 20: [7-10]
    End of section 20.
 

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' 
    Sep 30  Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 41 verses 31-35
    Oct 07  Genesis - 'The Story of Joseph' Chapter 41 verses 36-40
 

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: 
    Oct 01:  Book II section 9.1-3
    Oct 08:  Book II section 9.4-6
 

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: 
    Oct 02: Chapter VII sections 8-11
    Oct 09: Chapter VII sections 12-15
 

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: 
    Sep 26: Chapter 6 page 75.29 αὕτη δὲ πορρόθριξ to 76.11 καὶ εἶτα ὁ τρίτος
    Oct 03: Chapter 6 page 76.11 τῶν ἀδελφῶν τότε to 76.30 ἴθι τὸν Ροῶνα φυάσας.
    Oct 10: Chapter 6 page 76.31 κἀκεινος μόλις κατανεύσας to TBC
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