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From: Kirk Lougheed via LatinStudy <latinstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2024 20:19:40 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for June 2, 2024


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Group Listings:


Group: Plautus (Plautus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: A Plautus Reader: Selections from Eleven Plays" by John Henderson
Assignments:
     Jun 3 no assignment
     Jun 10 3A Pseudolus 394-414
     Jun 17 3B Menaechmi 77-109



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Assignments:
     Jun 4 no assignment
     Jun 11 "Rainardo Monacho," pp. 200-1.
     Jun 18 "Conflictus Veris et Hiemis," lines 1-27, pp. 320-1.
     Jun 25 "Angelica de Christi Resurrectione," pp. 201-2.
     Jul 2 "Conflictus Veris et Hiemis," lines 28-55, pp. 320-1.



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jun 3 no assignment
     Jun 10 7.18.3-9
     Jun 17 7.18.10-19.4
     Jun 24 7.19.5-9



Group: Livy Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jun 3 no assignment
     Jun 10 22.36.1-6
     Jun 17 22.36.7-37.5
     Jun 24 22.37.6-11



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jun 3 no assignment
     Jun 10 4.26
     Jun 17 4.27
     Jun 24 4.28



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Jun 3 no assignment
     Jun 10 7.28, 30, 32
     Jun 17 7.33, 36-7
     Jun 24 7.39, 42-41



Group: Ovid's Epistulae Ex Ponto (Exile)
Text: posted, and www.thelatinlibrary.com
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
      Ex Ponto Liber II
          To Maximus:
	     ll. 31-44: 3 June
	     ll. 45-58: 10 June
	     ll. 59-74: 17 June
	     ll. 75-90: 24 June



Group: Geoffrey of Monmouth (BritishKings)
Text: "The History of the Kings of Britain" by Michael Reeve & Neil Wright
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
      Book II:
          p. 47, ll.319-328: 3 June
	 p. 47-49, ll. 328-337 (end Liber II): 10 June
     Book III:
         p. 49, ll. 1-14: 17 June
	p. 49, ll. 15-22: 24 June



Group: Ammianus Marcellinus (Ammianus)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ammianus.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
      Liber XV:
          V.  Silvanus named Augustus and Murdered:
	     Section 5&6: 3 June
	     Section 7&8: 10 June
	     Section 9&10: 17 June
              Section 11&12: 24 June



Group: Seneca's Medea (Seneca Medea)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/sen/octavia.shtml
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Act 3:
         ll. 686-704: 3 June
	ll. 705-720: 10 June
	ll. 721-739: 17 June
	ll. 740-760: 24 June



Group: Georgics (Vergil)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/verg.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
      Georgics III:
          ll. 103-117: 3 June
	 ll. 118-128: 10 June
	 ll. 129-145: 17 June
	 ll. 146-161: 24 June



Group: Ad Alpes (AdAlpes)
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 XXXVI: At Placentia
         p. 203-204, ll. 25-40: 3 June
	p, 204, ll. 41-53: 10 June
	p. 205, ll. 54-66: 17 June
	p. 205, ll. 67-81: 24 June



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber IX:
         Story 1: Hurling missiles more accurately:
	    sections 3-9: 3 June
         Story 2: A False Philosopher:
	    sections 1-6: 10 June
	    sections 7-end: 17 June
         Story 3: A letter from King Philip to Aristotle about Alexander:
	    sections: all :24 June



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
      SHA (Severus):
          Section 18: 3 June
	 Section 19: 10 June
	 Section 20: 17 June
	 Section 21: 24 June



Group: Claudian’s Carmina minora (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 6/2/2024: LII:1-24
     Assignment due 6/9/2024: LII: 25-41
     Assignment due 6/16/2024: LII.42-59
     Assignment due 6/23/2024: LII.60-79a
     Assignment due 6/30/2024: LII.79b-100a



Group: De Excidio et conquestu Britanniae (Gildas)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
      Assignment due 6/2/2024: 71 (meam?)
      Assignment due 6/9/2024: 72 (desperata?)
      Assignment due 6/16/2024: 72 (est?)
      Assignment due 6/23/2024: 73 (est?)
      Assignment due 6/30/2024: 73 (est?)



Group: Walter Map’s De nugis curialium (Map Trifles)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
      Assignment due 6/2/2024: 1.41/19-30 (extra)
      Assignment due 6/9/2024: 1.41/30-1.42/12
      Assignment due 6/16/2024: 1.42/13-28
      Assignment due 6/23/2024: 1.42/29-1.43/12 (excludunt)


Assignment due 6/30/2024: 1.43/12-32

Group: Cicero's second Verrine oration (Cicero In Verrem)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
      Assignment due 6/2/2024: II.1.93
      Assignment due 6/9/2024: II.1.94
      Assignment due 6/16/2024: II.1.95
      Assignment due 6/23/2024: II.1.96
      Assignment due 6/30/2024: II.1.97



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:
      Assignment due 6/2/2024: 6.59.7-9
      Assignment due 6/9/2024: 6.59.10-12
      Assignment due 6/16/2024: 6.59.13-15
      Assignment due 6/23/2024: 6.59.16-18
      Assignment due 6/30/2024: 6.60.1-3



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
      Assignment due 6/2/2024: XI.771-795 (FINIS)
      Assignment due 6/9/2024: XII.1-23
      Assignment due 6/16/2024: XII.24-38
      Assignment due 6/23/2024: XII.39-63
      Assignment due 6/30/2024: XII.64-85



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments:
     Jun 5 Matthew 19:21-30
     Jun 12 Matthew 20:1-12
     Jun 19 Matthew 20:13-23
     Jun 26 Matthew 20:24-34
     Jul 3 No Assignment - Independence Day (US)
     Jul 10 Matthew 21:1-11
     Jul 17 Matthew 21:12-24
     Jul 24 Matthew 21:25-35
     Jul 31 Matthew 21:36-46
     Aug 7 Matthew 22:1-12
     Aug 14 Matthew 22:13-24
     Aug 21 Matthew 22:25-35
     Aug 28 Matthew 22:36-46
     Sep 4 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)



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:
     Jun 5 De Civitate Dei 5.15
     Jun 12 De Civitate Dei 5.16
     Jun 19 De Civitate Dei 5.17a , through, "...quam uictis extorqueretur."
     Jun 26 De Civitate Dei 5.17b,
         from "Nam quid intersit…" through, "ponderis fumus."
     Jul 3 No Assignment - Independence Day (US)
     Jul 10 De Civitate Dei 5.17c, from "Sed utamur etiam..." to the end.
     Jul 17 De Civitate Dei 5.18a, through, "...inmensa cupido."
     Jul 24 De Civitate Dei 5.18b,
         from "Haec sunt duo…" through, "...bona terrena contemnunt?"
     Jul 31 De Civitate Dei 5.18c,
         from "Si Furius Camillus…" through, "...corpus inpenderit?"
     Aug 7 De Civitate Dei 5.18d,
         from "Si Curtius armatus…" through, "...caritate certarunt?"
     Aug 14 De Civitate Dei 5.18e,
         from "Si Marcus Puluillus…" through, "...fides ipsa perducit?"
     Aug 21 De Civitate Dei 5.18f,
         from "Aut quid retribuetur…" through, "...priuatum manere maluisse?"
     Aug 28 De Civitate Dei 5.18g,
         from "Nam illud quod..." through, "...successibus augeretur?"
     Sep 4 No Assignment - Labor 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
     Jun 5 De Doctrina Christiana 3.36.53a,
         through "...omnibus lingua communis."
     Jun 12 De Doctrina Christiana 3.36.53b,
         from "Quod procul dubio..." to end.
     Jun 19 De Doctrina Christiana 3.36.54
     Jun 26 De Doctrina Christiana 3.37.55a, thru "...ultimo separetur."
     Jul 3 No Assignment - Independence Day (US)
     Jul 10 De Doctrina Christiana 3.37.55b,
         from "Quod enim scriptum est..." to the end.
     Jul 17 De Doctrina Christiana 3.37.56a,
         through "...vel adiutoria tribuuntur."
     Jul 24 De Doctrina Christiana 3.37.56b,
         from "Proinde sicut..." to the end.  End of Book III!
     Jul 31 De Doctrina Christiana 4.1.1
     Aug 7 De Doctrina Christiana 4.1.2
     Aug 14 De Doctrina Christiana 4.2.3
     Aug 21 De Doctrina Christiana 4.3.4a, thri "...aetates velimus impendi."
     Aug 28 De Doctrina Christiana 4.3.4b,
         from "Satis est ut..." through, "...aliquid prosunt."
     Sep 4 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)



Group: Latin to GCSE, Part 2 (Cullen2)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin Beyond GCSE Second Edition by John Taylor
Comment: Intermediate Latin
Assignments:
     no assignment for June 6 or June 13
     Jun 20 Assignment 157 Ex 4.7 Sophonisba, wife of the defeated
         African king Syphax



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Wheelock Red)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev., ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two or three weeks
Assignments:
      Jun 6 - cap. 12 EX
      Jun 13 - cap. 12 SA
      Jun 20 - cap. 12 TR
      Jun 27 - cap. 13 EX



Group: Loci (Loci Immutati from Wheelock's Latin)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev., ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
      June 4 - #11 and #12 (Death...; Too conscientious)
      June 11 - #13. Quam multa...
      June 18 - #14. What makes... (lines 1-7)
      June 25 - #14. What mkes... (lines 8-end)



Group: Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles (RFF)
Text: https://archive.org/details/ritchiesfabulae00kirtgoog
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
      Jun 6 - #9. Reward of valor
      Jun 13 - #10. Polydectes...
      Jun 20 - #11. Oracle fulfilled



Group: Hobbitus Ille (Hobbit)
Text: Hobbitus Ille by JRR Tolkein; trans, by Mark Walker; ISBN:978-0007445219
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
      June 4 - p. 280, 16 - 281, 12
          ("salue Thorine!" ..... dabimus.")
      June 11 - p. 281, 13-27
          ("quomodo eum ..... eius audi!")
      June 18 - p. 281, 28 - 282, 8
          ("uos omnes ..... relinque!")
      June 25 - p. 282, 9-20
          ("rem relinquam" ..... deiciam.")



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Tern)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Comment: One chapter every week
      June 4 - cap. 28, 109-146, ex. 10 (1-4) ; 11 (14-19)
      June 11 - cap. 28, 147-189, ex. 9 ; 10 (5-12)
      June 18 - cap. 28, grammatica, ex. 4 ; 12
      June 25 - cap. 28, grammatica, ex. 7 ; 8



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos Fast)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
      June 6 - cap. 54, 440-492, ex. 10 (8-11)
      June 13 - cap. 54, 493-555, ex. 12 (1-9)
      June 20 - cap. 54, 556-617, ex. 12 (10-18)
      June 27 - cap. 55, 1-58, ex. 2 (1-5)





Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Hora2)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
      June 4 - cap. 45, 392-413; ex. 16 ; 17 (17-19)
      June 11 - cap. 46, 1-40; ex. 3 (1-6)
      June 18 - cap. 46, 41-84; ex. 2 ; 3 (7-11)
      June 25 - cap. 46, 85-123; ex. 1 ; 3 (12-15)
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