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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:09:40 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for April 1st, 2021


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A new Wheelock beginning Latin group is launching in mid-April thanks
to Diana Poskrop.  See below for 'Argus' for more information.


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Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     April 6 -- Easter
     Apr. 13: XII, 676-696, from "Iam, iam fata ..., to "... spatiumque dedere,"
         in which Turnus answers Juturna.
     Apr. 20: XII, 697-714, from "At pater ..," to "... miscentur in unum,"
         in which Aeneas and Turnus finally meet in battle.
     Apr. 27: XII, 715-734, from "Ac velut ingenti...," to "... aspexit inermem,"
         in which Turnus' sword breaks.
     May 4: XII, 735-757, from "Fama est praecipitem...," to ".. omne tumultu,"
         in which we have a metaphor.
     May 11: XII, 758-783, from "Ille simul...," to "... roboris Aeneas,"
         in which Aeneas runs afoul of a sacred tree.
     May 18: XII, 783-806, from "Dum nititur...," to "... temptare veto,"
         in which the gods intervene.
     May 25: XII, 806-828, from "Sic Iuppiter orsus" to "...  cum nomine Troia,"
         in which Juno asks a boon.
     June 1 -- Memorial Day
     June 8: XII, 829-844, from "Olli subridens...," to "... dimittere ab armis,"
         in which Jupiter replies.



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Apr. 13: "Walter and Hiltgunde," pp. 337-338,
        from "Osperin...." to "...deduxit alumnam."
     Apr. 20: "De Diebus et Nocte," p. 140, from "Hodie..." to the end.
     Apr. 27: "Walter and Hiltgunde," p. 338, from "Iam princeps..." to end.
     May 4: "The Founding of Bobbio," p. 141, to "... virtus panditur."
     May 11: "A Watch-Song," pp. 338-339,  to "... haec castra vigilia."
     May 18: "The Founding of Bobbio," pp. 141-142,
         from "Nam cum per praerupta...." to the end.
     May 25: "A Watch-Song," p. 339, from "Tu murus tuis...." to the end.
     June 1 --Memorial Day
     June 8: "How Christianity Came to Britain," pp. 142-143,
         to "...oportet cantari."



Group: Plautus (Plautus Amphitruo)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: https://latin.packhum.org/loc/119/1/0#0  and posted
Assignments:
     Act 3 scene 1: lines 861-881:      1st. April
     Act 3 scene 2: lines 882-900:      8th. April




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 XVIII: Leander Heroni: Lines 161-180:       2nd. April
     Poem XVIII: Leander Heroni: Lines 181- 200:       9th. April



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 II Elegy 30[B]  lines 1-24        1st. April
     Book II Elegy 30-32  lines 1-16       8th. April




Group: St. Augustine's De Haeresibus (De Haeresibus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Liber: paragraph  57 [part]:                    6th. April
             [First  7.5 lines to 'postulabat...']



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:
         5 April ll. 231-246
         12 April ll. 247-258
         19 April ll. 259-272
         26 April ll. 273-286



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:
          5 April: Epigrams 34-36
          12 April: Epigrams 37&38
          19 April: Epigrams 39-41
          26 April: Epigrams 42 & 43


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
     Section XL: Proelium Pharsalicum:
         5 April: paragraphs 1 & 2
         12 April: paragraph 3
     Section XLI: Exitus Pompeii Cationique:
         19 April: ll. 1-18
         26 April: ll. 19-end



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 XVIII To Caudium:
         5 April: pp. 104-105, ll. 76-91
         12 April: p. 105, ll. 92-108
         19 April: p. 106, ll. 109-125
         26 April: p. 106 ll. 126-135



Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber III:
         Part XIII: Introducing Re-enforcements: all, 5 April
         Part XV: Giving the impression of abundance:
             sections 1-3: 12 April
             sections 5-end: 19 April
         Part XVI: Meeting the Menace of Treason:
             sections 1-3: 26 April



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 70: 5 April
         section 71: 12 April
         section 72: 19 April
         section 73: 26 April



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber III:
         Story 10, sections 14-end : 5 April
         Story ll, Hesiod was earlier than Homer: 12 April
         Story 12, A new name for heavy drinkers: 19 April
         Story 13, About Demosthenes: 26 April



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:
         letters 19&20: 5 April
         letters 21&22: 12 April
         letters 23&24: 19 April
         letters 25&26: 26 April



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA) (Hadrian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     section 13: 5 April
     section 14: 12 April
     section 15: 19 April
     section 16: 26 April



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Apr 5 5.52.5-9
     Apr 12 5.52.10-14
     Apr 19 5.52.15-53.3
     Apr 26 5.53.4-7



Group: Livy  Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Apr 5 21.25.1-5
     Apr 12 21.25.6-12
     Apr 19 21.25.13-26.4
     Apr 26 21.26.5-9



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Apr 5 Galba 14
     Apr 12 Galba 15-16.1
     Apr 19 Galba 16.2-18.1
     Apr 26 Galba 18.2-19.1



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Apr 5 2.68
     Apr 12 2.69-70.2
     Apr 19 2.70.3-71.2
     Apr 26 2.72-74.1



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Apr 5 Book II, 8-10, 12
     Apr 12 Book II, 13-14
     Apr 19 Book II, 15-17
     Apr 26 Book II, 18-21



Group: Poetry of Claudian (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     4/03: Easter break
     4/11: II:Praefatio:37-52
     4/18: II:1-17
     4/25: II:18-35
     5/2: II:36-54
     5/9: II:55-70
     5/16: II:71-87
     5/23: II:88-100
     5/30: II:101-118



Group: Bede’s Vitae sanctorum abbatum (Bede Abbots)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     4/03: Easter break
     4/11: Vita Benedicti 11 (Et vere to ducere solent)
     4/18: Vita Benedicti 12
     4/25: Vita Benedicti 13 (At ibi to compleverunt officio)
     5/2: Vita Benedicti 13 (inito Benedictus to desolabitur)
     5/9: Libellus Secundus (Igitur post haec to et lucis)
     5/16: Libellus Secundus (Conveniunt fratres to erit tibi)
     5/23: Libellus Secundus (Cuius totus to posset inimicus)
     5/30: Libellus Secundus (Sextodecimo postquam to tertio unum)




Group: Lactantius’ De mortibus persecutorum (Lactantius Persecutors)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     4/03: Easter break
     4/11: 22
     4/18: 23.1-5
     4/25: 23.6-9
     5/2: 24.1-5
     5/9: 24.6-9
     5/16: 25
     5/23: 26.1-5
     5/30: 26.6-11



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:
     4/03: Easter break
     4/11: 2.20.4-5
     4/18: 2.20.7-9
     4/25: 2.20.10-13
     5/2: 2.21.1-3
     5/9: 2.21.4-6
     5/16: 2.21.7-9
     5/23: 2.21.10-11
     5/30: 3.22.1-3



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     4/03: Easter break
     4/11: VIII: 425-444
     4/18: VIII: 445-464
     4/25: VIII: 465-485
     5/2: VIII: 485-505
     5/9: VIII: 506-525
     5/16: VIII: 526-546
     5/23: VIII: 547-570
     5/30: VIII: 571-587a



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Apr 7 First Letter of John 5:11-21
     Apr 14 Second Letter of John 1-13
     Apr 21 Third Letter of John 1-14
     Apr 28 Letter of Jude 1-13
     May 5 Letter of Jude 14-25
     May 12 1 Kings 1:1-11
     May 19 1 Kings 1:12-22
     May 26 No Assignment - Memorial Day



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:
     Apr 7 De Civitate Dei 3.19b, from, "Denique tanta militum... " to end
     Apr 14 De Civitate Dei 3.20a, through, "...se suosque miserunt."
     Apr 21 De Civitate Dei 3.20b, from, "Hic aliquid"
         through, "...periret amicitia, subuenire!"
     Apr 28 De Civitate Dei 3.20c, from, "Si Saguntinorum Christianus..." to end
     May 5 De Civitate Dei 3.21a,  through, "...discordiis mores fuerunt."
     May 12 De Civitate Dei 3.21b, from, "Nam tunc, id est..." to end
     May 19 De Civitate Dei 3.22
     May 26 De Civitate Dei 3.23
     Jun 2 No Assignment - Memorial Day (US)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Apr 7 Gesta Tancredi 137.5-138.4
     Apr 14 Gesta Tancredi 138.5-138.10
     Apr 21 Gesta Tancredi 139.1-139.7
     Apr 28 Gesta Tancredi 139.8-140.5
     May 5 Gesta Tancredi 140.6-141.2
     May 12 Gesta Tancredi 141.3-141.8
     May 19 Gesta Tancredi 141.9-142.5
     May 26 Gesta Tancredi 142.6-142.11
     Jun 2 No Assignment - Memorial Day (US)



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
     Apr 7 De Doctrina Christiana 2.11.16a  through, "...duo quae posuimus."
     Apr 14 De Doctrina Christiana 2.11.16b, from, "Sunt enim quaedam…" to end
     Apr 21 De Doctrina Christiana 2.12.17a,  through, "...et ipsi crederent."
     Apr 28 De Doctrina Christiana 2.12.17b, from, "Carnem enim suam..." to end
     May 5 De Doctrina Christiana 2.12.18
     May 12 De Doctrina Christiana 2.13.19a, through, "...servatur integritas."
     May 19 De Doctrina Christiana 2.13.19b, from, "Nam soloecismus..." to end
     May 26 De Doctrina Christiana 2.13.20a, through, "...nihil detrahunt."
     Jun 2 No Assignment - Memorial Day (US)



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
Assignments:
      Apr. 22: caput 1, SA 1-15
      Apr. 29: caput 1, SA 16-20, TR
      May. 6: caput 2, SA 1-15
      May 13: caput 2, SA 16-20, TR
      May 20: caput 3, EX
      May 27: no assignment
      June 3: caput 3, SA, 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:
     Apr. 6 -- Easter
     Apr. 13: Caput 17 SA
     Apr. 20: Caput 17 TR
     Apr. 27: Caput 18 EX
     May 4: Caput 18 SA, TR
     May 11: Caput 19 EX
     May 18: Caput 19 SA, TR
     May 25: Caput 20 EX
     June 1 -- Memorial Day
     June 8: Caput 20 SA
     June 15: Caput 20 TR
     June 22: Caput 21 EX
     June 29: Caput 21 SA
     July 6 -- Fourth of July
     June 13: Caput 21 TR
     July 20 Caput 22 EX
     July 27: Caput 22 SA
     Aug. 3: Caput 22 TR
     Aug. 10: Caput 23 EX
     Aug. 17: Caput 23 SA
     Aug. 24: Caput 23 TR
     Aug. 31: Caput 24 EX




Group: Wheelock Beginners (Solida)
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:
     Mar. 30 -- Easter
     Apr. 13: Caput 35 EX, TR (Cicero)
     Apr. 20: Caput 35 SA
     Apr. 27: Caput 35 TR (Ovid, Martial)
     May 4: Caput 36 EX, TR (Horace)
     May 11: Caput 36 SA
     May 18: Caput 36 TR (Martial, Catullus, Cicero)
     May 25: Caput 37 EX
     June 1 --Memorial Day
     June 8: Caput 37 SA
     June 15: Caput 37 TR
     June 22: Caput 38 EX, TR (Cicero)
     June 29: Caput 38 SA
     July 6 -- Fourth of July
     July 13: Caput 38 TR (Martial, Cicero, Catullus)
     July 20: Caput 39 EX, TR (Catullus)
     July 27: Caput 39 SA, TR (Martial)
     Aug. 3: Caput 39 TR (Nepos)
     Aug. 10: Caput 40 EX
     Aug. 17: Caput 40 SA
     Aug. 24: Caput 40 TR




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:
     April 6 break
     April 13 break
     April 20 Ex. 8.03-8.04
     April 27 Ex. 8.05 translate "Cincinnatus".



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:
     April 6 break
     April 13 break
     April 20 Ex. 1.27-1.28; Ritchie 7
     April 27 Ex. 1.29 conclusion of the wolf story
     May 4 Ex 1.30-1.31; Ritchie 8



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:
     Apr 6 - no assignment
     Apr 13 - p. 208, 3-14
         (hebdomadibus ..... audeat atque agat.)
     Apr 20 - p. 208, 15 to end
         (sed Dominum ..... miserrimus.)
     Apr 27 - p. 209, "0"-17
         (CAPVT ..... senescebat.)
     May 4 - p. 209, 18 - 210, 13
         (noctem ..... uentum est.)
     May 11 - p. 210, 14-26 [mp]
         (nihilominus ..... pedes Coruicollis fecerunt.)
     May 18 - p. 210, 26 [mp] - 211, 7
         (ibi flumen, ..... draco uenit.)
     May 25 - p. 211, 8 - end of section
         (sequi ..... implendae sunt.")
     June 1 - no assignment
     June 8 - p. 211, 4 lines fr. bott. - 213, 11 [mp]
         (talibus ..... Montis munitam.)
     June 15 - p. 213, 12 [mp] - 24 [mp]
         (duo quorum ..... saxa lapsa errauerunt.)
     June 22 - p. 213, 24 [mp] - 214, 6 [mp]
         (circa meridie, ..... uideri potuit.)
     June 29 - p. 214, 6-17
         (non fuit antrum ..... descendere coeperunt.)
     July 6 - no assignment




Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Castor)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana; Exercitia Latina I
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/castor
Comment: One chapter every 2-3 weeks
Assignments:
     Apr 6 - no assignment
     Apr 13 - cap. 34, 1-58, ex. 1, 4
     Apr 20 - cap. 34, 1-58, ex. 2, 3
     Apr 27 - cap. 34, 59-154, ex. 4, 6 (1-6)
     May 4 - cap. 34, 59-154, ex. 5, 6 (7-13)
     May 11 - cap. 34, 155-217, ex. 7, 9 (1-6)
     May 18 - cap. 34, 155-217, ex. 8, 9 (7-12)
     May 25 - cap. 34, 'grammatica,' ex. 11
     June 1 - no assignment
     June 8 - cap. 35, 1-56, ex. 1
     June 15 - cap. 35, 57-221, ex. 2
     June 22 - cap. 35, 'grammatica,' ex. 3



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:
     Apr 6 - no assignment
     Apr 13 - cap. 11, 42-91, ex. 6, 7 (8-15)
     Apr 20 - cap. 11, 92-131, ex. 8, 11 (1-10)
     Apr 27 - cap. 11, 92-131, ex. 10, 11 (11-15)
     May 4 - cap. 11, 92-131, ex. 9, 12 (1-5)
     May 11 - cap. 11, grammatica, ex. 13
     May 18 - cap. 12, 1-35, ex. 1, 4 (1-12)
     May 25 - cap. 12, 1-35, ex. 2, 4 (13-18)
     June 1 - no assignment
     June 8 - cap. 12, 36-50, ex. 5, 6, 12 (1-6)
     June 15 - cap. 12, 51-71, ex. 7, 8, 12 (7-12)
     June 22 - cap. 12, 72-91, ex. 9, 10, 12 (13-15)
     June 29 - cap. 12, 36-91, ex. 11
     July 6 - no assignment
     July 13 - cap. 12, 92-105, ex. 13,  16 (1-7)
     July 20 - cap. 12, 106-121, ex. 14, 16 (8-11)
     July 27 - cap. 12, 122-142, ex. 15, 16 (12-14)
     Aug 3 - cap. 12, grammatica, ex. 17 (1-5) ; 18 (2-7) ; 19 (2-6) ; 20 (2-6)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/delos
Assignments:
     Apr 1 - no assignment
     Apr 8 - cap. 36, 338-370; ex. 12 ; 15 (10-14)
     Apr 15 - cap. 37, 1-19; ex. 3 (1-5)
     Apr 22 - cap. 37, 20-52; ex. 2 ; 3 (6-9)
     Apr 29 - cap. 37, 53-88; ex. 1 ; 3 (10-15)


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