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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:53:33 -0800
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for November 22nd, 2019


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Group: Sallust's Bellum Iugurthinum (Sallust)
Coordinator: Chris Read <unctifer at cablespeed dot com>
Text: posted and see group website
Group website: http://home.wavecable.com/~unctifer/
Assignments:
     27 November: No assignment
     4 December: Sections 111.2–112.2
     11 December: Sections 112.3–113.3
     18 December: Sections 113.4–114.4 [Finis]



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 26 --Thanksgiving
     Dec. 3: XI, 552-569, from "Telum immane...." to "... montibus aevom,"
         in which we learn more of Camilla's story.
     Dec. 10 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 17: XI, 570-596, from "Hic natam...." to "... turbine corpus,"
          in which Diana sends Camilla to her death, but vows vengeance.
     Dec. 24 -- Christmas
     Dec. 31 -- New Year's
     Jan. 7: XI, 597-617, from "At manus...." to "... dispergit in auras,"
         in which there is a cavalry charge.
     Jan. 14: XI, 618-640, from "Extemplo turbatae...." to "... excussus humi,
         in which we have a metaphor.
     Jan. 21: XI, 640-663, from "Catillus Iollan...." to "... agmina peltis,
         in which Camilla and her women go into battle.
     Jan. 28 -- Late Winter Break
     Feb. 4: XI, 664-689, from "Quem telo ...." to "... cecidisse Camillae,"
         in which Camilla kills many men.
     Feb. 11: XI, 690-709, from "Protinus ...." to "... gloria fraudem,"
         in which Camilla kills even more men.
     Feb. 18: XI, 710-731, from "Dixit, at ..." to "... in proelia pulsos,"
          in which we have another metaphor.
     Feb. 25: XI, 732-750, from "'Quis metus,..." to "... vim viribus exit,"
          in which Tarchon rallies his troops.




Group: Ovid's Ars Amatoria (Ars Amatoria)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ovid/ovid.artis1.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Poem 1:
         October 6 – Lines 401-420
     (group is paused as of Oct 15)



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     October 13: - epigrams 47 and 48 from Book 2
     (group is paused as of Oct 15)



Group: Ovid's Ibis (Ovid Ibis)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: https://latin.packhum.org/loc/959/10/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     Mov 28: Ovid: Ibis lines 281-302



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:
     Nov 22: Poem XIII: Laodamia Protesilao: lines 121- 140
     Nov 29: Poem XIII: Laodamia Protesilao: lines 141- 152



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:
     Nov 28: Book II Elegy V lines 1-15



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
     no assignment (holiday): 25 November
     Section III: Bellum Turni cum Aenea: 2 December
     Section IV: Roma Condita: 9 December
     Section V: Tarquinii expelluntur: 16 December
     No assignments (midwinter holidays): 23 & 30 December



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus3)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Eulogy of Messalla:
          no assignment (holiday): 25 November
         ll. 165-176: 2 December
         ll. 177-189: 9 December
         ll. 190-211 (end): 16 December
         no assignments (midwinter holidays): 23 & 30 December




Group: Silvae by P. Statius (Silvae)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/statius/silvae1.shtml
Assignments:
     Liber I:
         Kalends of December (Saturnalia!):
             No assignment (holiday): 26 November
             ll. 17-30: 3 December
             ll. 31-45: 10 December
             ll. 46- 59: 17 December
             No assignments (midwinter holidays): 24 December and 31 December



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 X:
         25 November: no assignment (holiday)
         2 December: p. 60, ll.1-19 [Postea, menses ... ludo retinentur]
         9 December: pp. 60-61, ll. 20-37 [Apud Britannos ... capitis radios]
         16 December: p. 61, ll. 38-49 [Illud est ... fabulam audiamus]
         23 & 30 December: no assignments (midwinter holidays)



Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         On Creating Panic in the Enemy’s line
             No assignment: 25 November (holiday)
             sections 2-4: 2 December
             sections 5-7: 9 December
             sections 8-11: 16 December
             No assignments (midwinter holiday): 23 December, 30 December



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:
         no assignment: 25 November (holiday)
         section 8: 2 December
         section 9: 9 December
         section 10: 16 December
         no assignments (midwinter holidays): 23 December, 30 December



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         no assignment: 25 November (holiday)
         Story 9 (all): 2 December
         Story 10 (all): 9 December
         Story 11 (all): 16 December
         no assignments (midwinter holidays): 23 December, 30 December



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         No assignment (holiday): 26 November
         section 46.1 - 46.6: 3 December
         section 47.1- 47.6: 10 December
         section 48.1 - 48.7: 17 December
         No assignments (midwinter holidays) : 24 & 31 December



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 9:
         no assignment (holiday: 25 November
         letter 1: 2 December
         letter 2: 9 December,
         letter 3: 16 December
         no assignments (midwinter holidays): 23 & 30 December



Group: Curtius Rufus' Life of Alexander (Curtius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/curtius.html
Comment: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Curtius/home.html
Assignments:
     Nov 25 11.5.11-16
     Dec 2 11.5.17-21
     Dec 9, 16 no assignment
     Dec 23 11.5.22-26
     Dec 30 11.5.27-33



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 25 5.17.9-18.5
     Dec 2 15.18.5-9
     Dec 9, 16 no assignment
     Dec 23 5.18.10-19.3
     Dec 30 5.19.4-8



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 25 Divus Claudius 45-46
     Dec 2 Nero 1
     Dec 9, 16 no assignment
     Dec 23 Nero 2
     Dec 30 Nero 3



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 25 1.72(contd.)-73
     Dec 2 1.74
     Dec 9, 16 no assignment
     Dec 23 1.75-76(part)
     Dec 30 1.76(contd.)



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Nov 24 Eumenes 12.1-4
     Dec 01 Eumenes 13.1-4
     Dec 08 Phocion 1.1-4
     Dec 15 Phocion 2.1-3
     Dec 22 Christmas
     Dec 29 New Year's
     Jan 05 Phocion 2.4-5
     Jan 12 Phocion 3.1-4
     Jan 19 Phocion 4.1-4
     Jan 26 Timoleon 1.1-3
     Feb 02 Timoleon 1.4-6
     Feb 09 Timoleon 2.1-4
     Feb 16 Timoleon 3.1-3
     Feb 23 Timoleon 3.4-6
     Mar 01 Timoleon 4.1-4
     Mar 08 Timoleon 5.1-4




Group: Seneca’s Epistulae morales ad Lucilium (Seneca Epistulae)
Text: posted, and http://thelatinlibrary.com/sen.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/24: 1.3.4-6
     12/1: 1.4.1-3
     12/8: 1.4.4-6
     12/15: 1.4.7-9
     Christmas/New Year break



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 24: VII: 192-206
     Dec 1: VII: 207-219a
     Dec 8: VII: 219b-233
     Dec 15: VII: 234-250
     Dec 22: Christmas break
     Dec 29: New Year break



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 24: 5.21 (from Sed et architectos to in hunc modum)
     Dec 1: 5.21 (from Domino excellentisimo to auctoritate instituant)
     Dec 8: 5.21 (from Tres sunt to domus suas)
     Dec 15: 5.21 (from Et paulo post to de terra Aegypti)
     Dec 22: Christmas break
     Dec 29: New Year break



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Nov 27 - No Assignment-Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 4 Judges 12:9-15
     Dec 11 Judges 13:1-12
     Dec 18 Judges 13:13-25
     Dec 25 - No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 1 - No Assignment-New Year's 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:
     Nov 27 - No Assignment-Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 4 De Civitate Dei 2.26a, through "...totum sensum honestatis amiserit."
     Dec 11 De Civitate Dei 2.26b, from "Proinde malignitas daemonum,"
         through to "...cuncta obscenitatis implebantur officia."
     Dec 18 De Civitate Dei 2.26c, from "Sciebatur uirginali numini..." to end.
     Dec 25 - No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 1 - No Assignment-New Year's Day




Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Nov 27 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 4 Gesta Tancredi 103.8-104.3
     Dec 11 Gesta Tancredi 104.4-104.9
     Dec 18 Gesta Tancredi 104.10-105.5
     Dec 25 - No Assignment - Christmas
     Jan 1 - No Assignment - New Year's



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 27 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 4 De Doctrina Christiana 1.20.21, 1.21.22
     Dec 11 De Doctrina Christiana 1.22.23
     Dec 18 De Doctrina Christiana 1.22.24a, through, "...propter Deum diligis."
     Dec 25 No Assignment - Christmas
     Jan 1 No Assignment - New Year's Day



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 26 - Thanksgiving
     Dec. 3: "The Story of Attalus," p. 123, to "... id quod decrevi."
     Dec. 10 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 17:  "The Library at York," p. 324,
         from "Quicquid Gregorius summus...." to the end.
     Dec. 24 -- Christmas
     Dec. 31 -- New Year's



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 26 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, US)
     Dec 3 - p. 176, 11 - 5th line fr. bot.
         (saepissime . . . . . hostes eorum.)
     Dec 10 - p. 176, 4th line fr. bot. - 177, 15
         (fuit quoque . . . . . traherentur.)
     Dec 17, 24, 31 - no assignments
     Jan 7 - p. 177, 16-bottom
         (rex ad Thorinum, . . . . manserit.")
     Jan 14 - p. 178, 1-bottom
         tum dryades . . . . . monstrauit.)



Group: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Lapis)
Text: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis:
Text: Copyright 1997 J.K. Rowling, translated into Latin by Peter Needham
Coordinator: Kathleen Hansen <kthlnh at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     2019.11.23 -- Break for American Thanksgiving
     2019.11.30 -- Break for American Thanksgiving
     2019.12.07 -- p. 96 (Hannah Abbott joins Hufflepuff)
     2019.12.14 -- p. 97 (Hermione and Neville join Gryffindor)
     2019.12.21 -- p. 98 (Harry is interrogated and placed in Gryffindor)
     2019.12.28 -- Break for winter holidays
     2019.01.04 -- Break for winter holidays
     2019.01.11 -- p. 99 (Ron joins Gryffindor and Dumbledore says a few words)




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:
     Nov. 26 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 3:  Caput 12 SA
     Dec. 10  Caput 12 TR
     Dec. 17: Caput 13 EX, TR
     Dec. 24 -- Christmas Eve
     Dec. 31 -- New Year's Eve



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Hydra)
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. 26 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 3:  Caput 31 PD, LT (Martial 12.39 & 13.126, and Florus)
     Dec. 10: Caput 31 SA, LT (Martial 8.41 & Phaedrus), TR (Martial 11.59)
     Dec. 17: Caput 32 EX, LT (Nepos), TR (Martial 2.38 & 2.88)
     Dec. 24 -- Christmas
     Dec. 31 -- New Year's



Group: Wheelock's Drahy (Drahy)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: Exercises from Wheelock's Latin
Assignments:
     Dec 10: Caput 31 EX
     Jan 14: Caput 32 EX
     Feb 11: Caput 33 EX
     Mar. 3: Caput 34 EX
     Mar 24: Caput 35 EX
     Apr 21: Caput 36 EX
     May 12: Caput 37 EX
     Jun  9  Caput 38 EX
     Jun 30: Caput 39 EX
     Jul 28: Caput 40 EX




Group: Wheelock Beginners (Phoenix)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Nov. 26 - Thanksgiving
     Dec. 3:  Caput 40 PD, LT (Catullus)
     Dec. 10: Caput 40 SA, LT (Juvenal)
     Dec. 17: Caput 40, TR (Vergil, Cicero and Horace)  [Finis]



Group: Latin to GCSE (Cullen)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin to GCSE Part 1 by H. Cullen and J. Taylor
Comment: Introductory Latin
Assignments:
     Nov 24 5.20 Future site of Rome 2 paragraphs ending line 12 - ambulavit
     Dec 1 no assignment, Thanksgiving break
     Dec 8 5.20 third paragraph,5.21-5.22
     Dec 15 5.23-5.25



Group: Latin to GCSE (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 24 Ex 8.10-8.12
     Dec 1 break for US Thanksgiving.



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:
     Nov 26 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, US)
     Dec 3 - cap. 27, 1-49, ex. 1 , 3 (11-15)
     Dec 10 - cap. 27, 1-49, ex. 2
     Dec 17, 24, 31 - no assignments



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Argo)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna; Exercitia Latina II
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/argo
Assignments:
     Nov 28 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, US)
     Dec 5 - cap. 47, 166-206; ex. 5 (11-17)
     Dec 12 - cap. 47, reread 104-206; ex. 4
     Dec 19 through Jan 2 - no assignments

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