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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 13:13:23 -0000
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for February 22, 2021


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Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Iliad Book 21 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
    Feb 21: 423-438      
    Feb 28: 439-452
    Mar 07: 453-467
    Mar 14: 468-484
    Mar 21: 485-501
    Mar 28: 502-517
 

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:
    Feb 23 9.5-6
    Mar 02 9.7
    Mar 09 9.8-9
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Feb 23 Ex 4.17 12-end
    Mar 02 Ex 4.18 Greek Stories 38
 

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:
    Feb 23 Assignment 99 Croesus and Adrastos line 65-78 13 lines; Greek stories 14
    Mar 02 Assignment 100 Croesus and Adrastos line 79-end ( line 102) 23 lines
 

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:
    Feb 23 Assignment 5a ex 7.19 - translate Socrates and the Philosophers (3)
    Mar 02 Assignment 5b ex 7.20 - translate Socrates in Comedy (1)
    Mar 09 Assignment 6 7.21-7.23
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments: 
    Feb 21: 2.102.4 - 2.104.2
    Feb 28: 2.104.3 - 2.106.3
    Mar 07: 2.106.4 - 2.108.2
    Mar 14: 2.108.3 - 2.110
    Mar 21: 2.111
    Mar 28: 2.112 - 2.113
    Apr 11: 2.114 - 2.115.4
    Apr 18: 2.115.5 - 2.116
    Apr 05: 2.117 - 2.118
 

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: 
    Feb 21 Chapter 6.1-6.2 (Loeb 16)
    Feb 28 Chapter 6.3
    Feb 07 Chapter 6.4-6.5
    Feb 14 Chapter 5 (Loeb 15)
    Feb 21 Chapter 6.1-6.2 (Loeb 16)
    Feb 28 Chapter 6.3
    Mar 07 Chapter 6.4-6.5
 

Group: Greek New Testament (GNT)
Coordinator: Kelwin Wylie <greek at wylie dot ca>
Text: 
Assignments:
    Feb 22  Acts 11:19-22
    Mar 01  Acts 11:23-26
    Mar 08  Acts 11:27-30 [End of Ch. 11]
 

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:
    Feb 23: Book IV para 72[4]-73[1]
    Mar 02: Book IV para 73[2-3]
 

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: 
    Feb 23: Book III section 26 [1-4] 
    Mar 02: Book III section 26 [5-7]
    [End of Section 26]
 

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: 
    Feb 24: Genesis - Chapter 43 verses 31-34
    [End of Chapter 43]
    Mar 03: Genesis - Chapter 44 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: 
    Feb 25: Book III section 3.15-4.1
    Mar 04: Book III section 4.2-4
 

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:
    Feb 26: Chapter VIII sections 20-21
    Mar 05: Chapter VIII sections 22-23
    [End of Chapter 8]  
 

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:
    Feb 27: Chapter 6 page 84.15 ὁ δ’ Ἄρειος ἀναπτύχας to 84.33 καὶ τῇ σφαιροβολίᾳ
    Mar 06: Chapter 6 page 84.34 σφαιροβολίαν γὰρ καλοῦσιν to TBC
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