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From: "Alun Williams" <alun.j.williams at btopenworld dot com>
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 20:19:48 +0100
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for August 1, 2022


 
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New: Lucian On the Syrian Goddess (see below)
 
Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Odyssey Book 1 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments
    Jul 31: 436-444
    Aug 07: one week break     
    Aug 14: Book 2, 1-16           
    Aug 21: 17-34          
    Aug 28: 35-49          
 

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:
    02 Aug Assignment 107 PP.2 Darius and Democedes 1-9
    09 Aug Assignment 108 PP.2 Darius and Democedes 10-19 (just do the questions for yourself)
    16 Aug Assignment 109 PP.3 Miltiades becomes ruler of the Dolonci 
 

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 ass. 51 6.43
    Aug 09 ass. 1 Book II 7.1-7.4
    Aug 16 ass. 2 Book II 7.5-7.9
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Aug 04 Ex 8.4 lines 43-57
    Aug 11  57-68
    Aug 18 68-74
    Aug 25 75-86
    Sep 01 87-95
    Sep 08 95-104 (end of Ex 8.4)
 

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 02 Ex 5.1
    Aug 09 Ex 5.3
    Aug 16 Ex 5.4
    Aug 23 Ex 5.5
 

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:t
    Aug 02 Assignment 67 Ex 10.17-10.18
    Aug 09 Assignment 68 Ex 10.19 Perinder and Thrasybulus
    Aug 16 Assignment 69 Ex 10.20
    Aug 23 Assignment 70 Ex 10.21-10.22
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments:
    Jul 31: 9.53.2 - 9.55.1
    Aug 07: 9.55.2 - 9.57
    Aug 14: 9.58 - 9.59
    Aug 21: 9.60 - 9.61
    Aug 28: 9.62 - 9.63
    Sep 04: 9.64 - 9.66.2
    Sep 11: 9.66.3 - 9.69.1
    Sep 18: 9.69.2 - 9.70
 
Group: Lucian On the Syrian Goddess (Lucian) 
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:2008.01.0460
Assignments:               
    Jul 31 Section 19     
    Aug 07 Section 20   
    Aug 14 Section 21   
    Aug 21 Section 22   
    Aug 28 Section 23   
    Sep 04 Section 24    
    Sep 11 Section 25    
    Sep 18 Section 26    
    Sep 25 Section 27
  

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 01  Acts 19:29-32
    Aug 08  Acts 19:33-36
    Aug 15  Acts 19:37-40 [End of ch. 19]
 

Group: Thucydides (Thucydides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante05/Thukydides/thu_pe42.html  
Assignments:
    Aug 02: Book IV para 123[1-3]
    Aug 09: Book IV para 123[4]-124[1]
 

Group: Polybius Histories (Polybius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook 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 02: Book III Chapter 53[1-4]
    Aug 09: Book III Chapter 53[5-7]
    Aug 16: Book III Chapter 53[8-10]
 

Group: Septuagint, Selections (Septuagint)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and https://archive.org/details/selectionsfroms01stocgoog/page/n121/mode/1up
Assignments: 
    Aug 03: Exodus - Chapter 12 verses 21-25
    Aug 10: Exodus - Chapter 12 verses 26-30
 

Group: Xenophon's Memorabilia (Memorabilia)
Coordinator:  Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~Harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante04/Xenophon/xen_mem1.html
Assignments: 
    Aug 04: Book III section 2[4-5]
    

Group: Xenophon's Oeconomicus (Oeconomicus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante04/Xenophon/xen_oi00.html
Assignments:
    Aug 05: Chapter XX    sections 7-10
    

Group: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Potter)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: JK Rowling's original, translated into Ancient Greek by Andrew Wilson
Assignments: 
    Jul 30: Chapter 9 page 118.13 ἀριστῶντας γὰρ τῇ Πεμπτῇ πάνυ to 118.31
    Aug 06: Chapter 9 page 118.31 τοῦτο δὲ σημαίνειτοῦτο δὲ σημαίνειτο TBC