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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 21:27:45 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for November 1st, 2021


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A new Vergil group has started with Sally Winchester as coordinator.
The group will be reading the Eclogues.  See below for 'Vergil' for
more information.

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Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 2: "De Johanne Abbate," p. 343, stanzas 1-4.
     Nov. 9: "Boniface Destroys the Oak of Thor," pp. 147-148,
         to  "... succidere temptavit."
     Nov. 16 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 23 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 30 "De Johanne Abbate," p. 344, stanzas 5-8.
     Dec. 7 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 14: "Boniface Destroys the Oak of Thor," from "Cumque, mentis..."
         to the end.
     Dec. 21 -- Christmas
     Dec. 28 -- New Year's




Group: Ovid's Heroides (Ovid Heroides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: http://latin.packhum.org/loc/959/2/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     Poem XXI: Cydippe Acontio: Lines 59-78:         5th. November
     Poem XXI: Cydippe Acontio: Lines 79-96:       12th. November



Group: The Elegies of Propertius (Propertius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: http://latin.packhum.org/loc/620/1/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     Book III Elegy 7 lines:21-40:              4th. November
     Book III Elegy 7 lines 41-60:             11th. November



Group: Terence (Terence)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Act 2: lines 243-264 :                   4th. November
     Act 2: lines 265 285 :                 11th. November



Group: Eclogues (Vergil)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/verg.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Ecloga Prima:
         ll. 59-78: 1 November
         ll. 7-end &
     Ecloga II: ll. 1-13: 8 November
         ll. 14-27: 15 November
         ll. 28-44: 22 November
         ll. 45-63: 29 November



Group: Ovid's Ars Amatoria (ArsAmatoria)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ovid/ovid.artis1.shtml
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber II:
        1 November: ll. 695-710
        8 November: ll. 711-724
        15 November: ll. 725-739
        22 November: ll. 740 - end & the start of
     Liber III: ll. 1-8
         29 November: ll.9-24



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
      Liber III:
          1 November:  Epigrams 83-85
          8 November:  Epigrams 86 & 87
          15 November: Epigrams 88-90
          22 November: Epigrams 91&92
          29 November: Epigram 93



Group: Aeneas to Augustus (RomaAUC)
Text: Aeneas to Augustus by Hammond & Amory
Comment: Selections from Latin authors
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments
     LX Verses from Ennius, sections A-C: 1 November
     LX The rest from Ennius, sections D-I: 8 November
     LXI Vergil copies Ennius, sections A-B: 15 November
     LXI the rest, section C: 22 November
     LXII The eloquence of the Gracchi Brothers, ll. 1-14: 29 November



Group: Ad Alpes (AdAlps)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: Ad Alpes — A Tale of Roman Life by H.C. Nutting
Text: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b60534;view=1up;seq=19
Comment: easy Latin
Assignments:
     Caput XXII To the Appi Forum:
         p.123, ll. 1-6: 1 November
         p. 123, ll. 7-22: 8 November
         pp. 123-124, ll. 23-38: 15 November
         pp. 124-125, ll. 39-55: 22 November
         p. 125, ll 56-71: 29 November


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber IV:
         De Affectu et Moderatione:
             sections 1-4: 1 November
         De Variis Consiliis:
             sections 1-5: 8 November
             section 6: 15 November
             sections 7-9: 22 November
             sections 10-13: 29 November



Group: Caesar's De Bello Civile (CaesarCW)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
   Liber III:
     section 100: 1 November
     section 101 (stop at the end of line ending with uti ammitteretur): 8 November
     section 101 (begin at Sed opportunissime to the end of section): 15 November
     section 102: 22 November
     section 103: 29 November



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber IV:
         Story 9 On the meaning of 'religiosus':
             sections 1-4: 1 November
             sections 5-9: 8 November
             sections 10-14: 15 November
         Story 10 The Order on Calling Senators:
             sections 1-5: 22 November
             sections 6-end: 29 November



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Book 10 Ad Traianum Imperatorem cum Eiusdem Responsis:
         letter 65: 1 November
         letter 66: 8 November
         letters 67&68: 15 November
         letters 69 & 70(section 1): 22 November
         letter 70 to the end: 29 November



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA) (Hadrian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Antoninus Pius by Julius Capitolinus:
         Section VIII: 1 November
         Section IX: 8 November
         Section X: 15 November
         Section XI: 22 November
         Section XII: 29 November



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 1 6.6.14-18
     Nov 8 6.7.1-4
     Nov 15 6.7.5-8.4
     Nov 22 6.8.5-9



Group: Livy  Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 1 21.36.1-7
     Nov 8 21.36.8-37.5
     Nov 15 21.37.6-38.5
     Nov 22 21.38.6-39.2



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 1 Vitellius 2.4-5
     Nov 8 Vitellius 3
     Nov 15 Vitellius 4-5
     Nov 22 Vitellius 6-7.1




Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 1 2.95.2-96.2
     Nov 8 2.97-98
     Nov 15 2.99-100.1
     Nov 22 2.100.2-101



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Nov 1 2.96
     Nov 8 2.97
     Nov 15 2.99
     Nov 22 2.100



Group: Poetry of Claudian (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/7: III:97-110
     11/14: III:111-123
     11/21: III:124-136
     11/28: III:137-158
     12/5: III:159-178
     12/12: III:179-192a
     BREAK until 1/16/22: 192b-209



Group: De Excidio et conquestu Britanniae (Gildas)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/7: 1 Legebam certe ... ineluctabile
     11/14: 1 Quid ... habent
     11/21: 1 Praeoccupant ... demonstravit
     11/28: Preface In zelo igitur ... excipient
     12/5: 2 Sed ante ... conamur
     12/12: 3 Britannia insula ... decorata
     BREAK until 1/16/2022: 3 campis ... irrigua



Group: Bede’s Commentary on Tobit (Bede Tobit)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/7: Insultabant ... fideles
     11/14: (Tob 3) Sara filia ...humanitas
     11/21: Nec mirabitur ... significet?
     11/28: Missus est .. (Tob 4) salvaret
     12/5: Introduxit ... lumen vitae
     12/12: Promittit angelus ... salvus fieret
     BREAK until 1/16/2022: Interrogante ... veritatis



Group: Lactantius’ De mortibus persecutorum (Lactantius Persecutors)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/7: 41
     11/14: 42
     11/21: 43
     11/28: 44.1-6
     12/5: 44.7-12
     12/12: 45
     BREAK until 1/16/2022: 46.1-6
     1/23: 46.7-12
     1/30: 47
     2/6: 48.1-6
     2/13: 48.7-13
     2/20: 49
     2/27: 50
     3/3: 51-52



Group: Seneca’s Epistulae morales ad Lucilium (Seneca)
Text: posted, and http://thelatinlibrary.com/sen.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/7: 3.27.4-6
     11/14: 3.27.7-9
     11/21: 3.28.1-3
     11/28: 3.28.4-6
     12/5: 3.28.7-10
     12/12: 3.29.1-3
     BREAK until 1/16/2022:  3.29.4-6



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/7: IX:134-158
     11/14: IX:159-180
     11/21: IX:181-196
     11/28: IX:197-210
     12/5: IX:211-225
     12/12: IX:226-249
     BREAK until 1/16/2022: IX:250-272



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Nov 3 1 Kings 7:21-30
     Nov 10 1 Kings 7:31-40
     Nov 17 1 Kings 7:41-51
     Nov 24 - No Assignment
     Dec 1 1 Kings 8:1-11
     Dec 8 1 Kings 8:12-22
     Dec 15 1 Kings 8:23-33
     Dec 22 - No Assignment
     Dec 29 - No Assignment



Group: Augustine / The City of God (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 3 De Civitate Dei 4.3b, from, "Nescio utrum quisquam..." to the end.
     Nov 10 De Civitate Dei 4.4
     Nov 17 De Civitate Dei 4.5a through "...uice uaporis euanescit."
     Nov 24 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 1 De Civitate Dei 4.5b, from, "Quid enim interest eorum…" to the end.
     Dec 8 De Civitate Dei 4.6a through, "...continua possessione firmauit. "
     Dec 15 De Civitate Dei 4.6b, from "Domitis igitur proximis..." to the end.
     Dec 22 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 29 No Assignment - New Year's holiday



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Nov 3 Gesta Tancredi 151.1-151.7
     Nov 10 Gesta Tancredi 151.8-151.13
     Nov 17 Gesta Tancredi 152.1-152.7
     Nov 24 - No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 1 Gesta Tancredi 152.8-152.13
     Dec 8 Gesta Tancredi 152.14-152.20
     Dec 15 Gesta Tancredi 152.21-152.26
     Dec 22 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 29 No Assignment - New Year's Day



Group: Augustine / De Doctrina Christiana (Christiana)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also https://www.augustinus.it/latino/dottrina_cristiana/index.htm
Assignments
     Nov 3 De Doctrina Christiana 2.22.33
     Nov 10 De Doctrina Christiana 2.22.34
     Nov 17 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.35a,
         through, "...perniciosissimi erroris."
     Nov 24 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 1 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.35b,
         from, "Hoc genus fornicationis..." to the end.
     Dec 8 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.36a,
         through, "...curam pertinent."
     Dec 15 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.36b,
         from, "Quae non sunt..." to the end.
     Dec 22 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 29 No Assignment - New Year's




Group: Wheelock Beginners (Argus)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev., ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two or three weeks
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/argus
Assignments:
      Nov 4 - caput 10, SA
      Nov 11 - caput 10, TR
      Nov 18 - caput 11, EX
      Nov 25 - no assignment
      Dec 2 - caput 11 SA
      Dec 9 - caput 11, TR
      Dec 16 - caput 12, EX
      Dec 23 through Jan 6 - no assignments
      Jan 13 - caput 12, SA
      Jan 20 - caput 12, TR
      Jan 27 - caput 13, EX
      Feb 3 - caput 13, SA
      Feb 10 - caput 14, EX
      Feb 17 - caput 14, SA
      Feb 24 - caput 14, TR



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Davenport)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Nov. 2: Caput 26 SA, TR
     Nov. 9: Caput 27 EX
     Nov. 16 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 23 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 30: Caput 27 SA
     Dec. 7 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 14: Caput 27 TR
     Dec. 21 -- Christmas
     Dec. 28 -- New Year's



Group: Latin to GCSE, Part 2 (Cullen2)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin to GCSE Part 2 by H. Cullen and J. Taylor
Comment: Introductory Latin
Assignments:
     Nov 2 Assignment 46 Ex 9.1-9.4
     Nov 9 Assignment 47 Ex 9.5-9.6
     Nov 16 Assignment 48 Ex 9.7-9.8
     (Nov 23 or Nov 30 break for Thanksgiving?)



Group: Latin to GCSE, Part 1 (Cullen Fast)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin to GCSE Part 1 by H. Cullen and J. Taylor
Comment: Introductory Latin at a quicker pace
Assignments:
     Nov 3 Ex 3.1-3.2 ; Ritchie 22
     Nov 9 Ex 3.3-3.4 ; Ritchie 23
     Nov 16 Ex 3.5-3.6 ; Ritchie 24



Group: Hobbitus Ille (Hobbit)
Text: Hobbitus Ille by JRR Tolkein; trans, by Mark Walker; ISBN:978-0007445219
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 2 - p. 222, 3-17
         (nihilominus is ..... iacebant.)
     Nov 9 - p. 222, 18 - 223, 4
         (Smaug iacebat ..... numerandum aspexit.)
     Nov 16 - p. 223, 5-19
         (per quod ..... nihil plura audiemus!")
     Nov 23 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, U.S.)
     Nov 30 - p. 223, 20 - 224, 6
         (plura non ..... quassaretur.)
     Dec 7 - p. 224, 7-22
         (tum nani ..... desiderauit!)
     Dec 14 - p. 224, 23 - 225, 8
         (fures! ignes! nex! ..... uitaturos esse.)
     Dec 21 to Jan 4 - no assignments
     Jan 11 - p. 225, 9-26
         (in illo loco ..... inuenerit.)
     Jan 18 - p. 225, 26 - 226, 9
         (Bofur ascendit ..... discessit.)
     Jan 25 - p. 226, 10 - 4th line fr. bott.
         ("id faciet ..... semi-clausit.)
     Feb 1 - p. 226, 3rd line fr. bott. - 227, 12
         (cum mane ..... commotam.)
     Feb 8 - p. 227, 13-26
         ("quomodo aliter ..... rogauit.)
     Feb 15 - p. 227, 27 - 228, 10
         ("hoc tempore ..... expertem.")



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Tern)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/tern
Comment: One chapter every 3 weeks
Assignments:
     Nov 2 - cap. 14, 109-132, ex. 8. 9, 10 (12-15)
     Nov 9 - cap. 14, 'grammatica', ex. 11 (1-17)
     Nov 16 - cap. 15, 1-26, ex 3 (1-9)
     Nov 23 - no assignment
     Nov 30 - cap. 15, 27-40, ex. 2, 3 (10-13)
     Dec 7 - cap. 15, 41-69, ex. 1, 6 (1-7)
     Dec 14 - cap. 15, 70-95, ex. 5, 6 (8-12)
     Dec 21 to Jan 4 - no assignments
     Jan 11 - cap. 15, 96-112, ex. 4, 9 (1-6)
     Jan 18 - cap. 15, 113-128, ex. 8, 9 (7-14)
     Jan 25 - cap. 15, 'grammatica', ex. 7, 10 (7-12)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos Slow)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/delos_slow
Assignments:
      Nov 4 - cap. 39, 286-316; ex. 11 ; 12 ; 13 (12-17)
      Nov 11 - cap. 40, 1-38; ex. 2, 3 (1-6)
      Nov 18 - cap. 40, 39-69; ex. 1, 3 (7-15)
      Nov 25 - no assignment
      Dec 2 - cap. 40, 70-101; ex. 6 (1-5)
      Dec 9 - cap. 40, 101-135; ex. 4 (1-8), 6 (6-11)
      Dec 16 - cap. 40, 136-150; ex. 5, 6 (12-15)
      Dec 23 thru Jan 6 - no assignments
      Jan 13 - cap. 40, 151-184; ex. 9 (1-8)
      Jan 20 - cap. 40, 185-217; ex. 8, 9 (9-14)
      Jan 27 - cap. 40, 218-241; ex. 7, 13 (1-5)
      Feb 3 - cap. 40, 242-273; ex. 10, 13 (6-10)
      Feb 10 - cap. 40, 274-299; ex. 11, 12 (1-5), 13 (11-17)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos Fast)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/delos_fast
Assignments:
      Nov 4 - cap. 41, 197-231, ex. 12
      Nov 11 - cap. 42, 1-42, ex. 3 (1-10)
      Nov 18 - cap. 42, 43-84, ex. 3 (11-18)
      Nov 25 - no assignment
      Dec 2 - cap. 42, 85-134, ex. 6 (1-6)
      Dec 9 - cap. 42, 135-173, ex. 6 (7-14)
      Dec 16 - cap. 42, 174-220, ex 10 (1-6)
      Dec 23 thru Jan 6 - no assignments
      Jan 13 - cap. 42, 221-253, ex. 10 (7-16)
      Jan 20 - cap. 42, 254-302, ex. 13 (1-8)
      Jan 27 - cap. 42, 302-353, ex. 13 (9-16)
      Feb 3 - cap. 42, 354-395, ex 16



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Hora2)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
     Nov 2 - cap. 36, 185-223, ex. 10 (1, 2, 6, 7) ; 11 (19-23)
     Nov 9 - cap. 36, 224-263, ex. 9 ; 11 (24-27)
     Nov 16 - cap. 36, 264-295; ex. 15 (1-3)
     Nov 23 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, U.S.)
     Nov 30 - cap. 36, 296-337, ex. 13 ; 15 (4-9)
     Dec 7 - cap. 36, 338-370, ex. 12 ; 15 (10-14)
     Dec 14 - cap. 37, 1-19, ex. 3 (1-5)
     Dec 21 through Jan 4 - no assignments


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