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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2021 20:13:17 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for August 02, 2021


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Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Iliad Book 22 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:   
    Aug 01: one-week break     
    Aug 08: 177-193      
    Aug 15: 194-207      
    Aug 22: 208-223      
    Aug 29: 224-237      
    Sep 05: 238-253
 

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 03 Ex. 10.10 Polycrates three paragraphs - ends line 32
    # note typo in paragraph 2 assume that the sentence is supposed to read:
    "κελεύσας οὖν τοὺς ναύτας τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ναῦν παρασκευάσαι, etc
    Aug 10 Ex. 10.10 Polycrates to the end (two paragraphs)
 

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:
    Aug 02 Ex. 1.10-1.14
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Aug 03 Ex 6.6
    Aug 10 Ex 6.7
    Aug 17 Ex 6.8
 

Group: GSCE-2 Advanced Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek Beyond GCSE" Second Edition (2017)
Assignments:
    Aug 03 Ex. 1.19-2.1
    Aug 10 Ex. 2.2-2.3; Greek Stories 17 Priam's warning
    Aug 17 Ex.2.4 the infancy of Cyrus (2)
 

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:
    Aug 3 Assignment 22 Ex 8.8-8.10
    Aug 10 Assignment 23 8.11 translate the reading "The Magic Ring" (23 lines)
    Aug 17 Assignment 24 8.12-8.15
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Aug 01: 2.134 - 2.135.3
    Aug 08: 2.135.4 - 2.136.2
    Aug 15: 2.136.3 - 2.137
    Aug 22: 2.138 - 2.139
    Aug 29: 2.140 - 2.141.4
 

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: 
    Aug 01 Chapter 12.7 (Loeb 25)
    Aug 08 Chapter 13.1-13.2 (Loeb 13)
    Aug 15 Chapter 13.3-13.4 (Loeb 13)
    Aug 22 Chapter 13.5-13.6 (Loeb 13)
    Aug 29 Chapter 14.1-14.2 (Loeb 12)
 

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:
    Aug 02  Acts 14:01-03
    Aug 09  Acts 14:04-08
    Aug 16  Acts 14:09-12
    Aug 23  Acts 14:13-16
    Aug 30  Acts 14:17-20
    Sep 06  Acts 14:21-23
    Sep 13  Acts 14:24-28 [End of ch 14]
 

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 03: Book IV para 89[1-2]
    Aug 10: Book IV para 90[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: 
    Aug 03: Book III section 34 [4-6]
    Aug 10: Book III section 34 [7-9]
 

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: 
    Aug 04: Exodus - Chapter 3 verse 1-5
    Aug 11: Exodus - Chapter 3 verse 6-10
 

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 05: Book III section 6[10-11]
    Aug 12: Book III section 6[12-13]
 

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:    Jul 30: Break
    Aug 06: Chapter XI sections 15-17
    Aug 13: Chapter XI sections 18-20
 

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 07: Chapter 7 page 94.8 Τὴν δ’οὖν νέμησιν to 94.24 ἂρτι ἀφικόμενος,
    Aug 14: Chapter 7 page 94.24 περιβλεψας δὲ to TBC
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