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From: Kirk Lougheed via LatinStudy <latinstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 13:24:26 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for August 1, 2022


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Sally Winchester has started a new translation group focused on the writings
of Ammianus Marcellinus.  See below for 'Ammianus' for more information.

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Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Assignments:
     Aug 2 "De Contemptu Mundi" p 352 lines 35-48
     Aug 9 "Portrait of Charlemagne" pp 158-9
         from "Legendi atque psallendi" to the end
     Aug 16 "De Contemptu Mundi" p 352 lines 49-62



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 1 6.20.5(contd.)-9
     Aug 8 6.20.10-14
     Aug 15 6.20.15-21.2
     Aug 22 6.21.3-8
     Aug 29 6.21.9-22.3



Group: Livy Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 1 21.52.7-11
     Aug 8 21.53.1-6
     Aug 15 21.53.7-11
     Aug 22 21.54.1-5
     Aug 29 21.54.6-55.1



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 1 Vespasian 10-12
     Aug 8 Vespasian 13-14
     Aug 15 Vespasian 15-16.1
     Aug 22 Vespasian 16.2-17
     Aug 19 Vespasian 18-12



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 1 3.25
     Aug 8 3.26
     Aug 15 3.27
     Aug 22 3.28-29
     Aug 29 3.30-31(part)



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Jul 4 2.181
     Jul 11 2.182, 186
     Jul 18 2.187-8
     Jul 25 2.189-90



Group: Ammianus Marcellinus (Ammianus)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ammianus.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber XIV;  The cruelty of the Caesar Gallus
         section 1: 15 August
         section 2: 22 August
         section 3: 29 August



Group: Seneca's Octavia (Seneca Octavia)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/sen/octavia.shtml
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     ll. 252-269: 1 August
     ll. 270-288: 8 August
     ll. 289-308: 15 August
     ll. 309-326: 22 August
     ll. 327-344: 29 August



Group: Eclogues (Vergil)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/verg.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Ecloga VIII:
         ll. 51-67: 1 August
         ll. 68-89: 8 August
         ll. 90-104: 15 August
         ll. 105-end and Ecloga IX: ll. 1-10: 22 August
     Ecloga IX:
         ll. 11-25: 29 August



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 III:
         1 August: ll. 525-540
         8 August: ll. 541-554
         15 August: ll. 555-570
         22 August: ll. 571-598
         29 August: ll. 599-610



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 IV:
          Epigrams 56-57: 1 August
          Epigrams 58-59: 8 August
          Epigrams 60-61: 15 August
          Epigrams 62-63: 22 August
          Epigram 64, lines 1-17: 29 August



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
     Part II:
         LXXVI Cicero on the 'Best People', First paragraph: 1 August
         LXXVI More on the 'Best People', Second paragraph: 8 August
         LXXVII Lucan from Pharsalia, ll. 1-15: 15 August
         LXXVII Finish Lucan, ll. 15-end: 22 August
         LXXVIII Pompey's Death, ll. 1-14: 29 August



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 XXVI To Falarii:
         pp. 149, ll. 66-79: 1 August
         pp. 149-150, ll. 80-95: 8 August
         pp. 150-151, ll. 96-112: 15 August
         p. 151, ll. 113-124: 22 August
         pp. 151-152, ll. 125-end: 29 August



Group: Caesar's De Bello Alexandrino (CaesarAW)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthil (l at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
     section 24, sentences 1-down to puerum: 1 August
     section 24 to the end: 8 August
     section 25 : 15 August
     section 26: 22 August
     section 27: 29 August



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber V:
         Story 12 On the names of certain Roman Gods, sections 10-end: 1 August
         Story 13 Rank and order of Roman obligations, sections 1-4: 8 August
         Story 13 Ranks continued, section 5-end: 15 August
         Story 14 Story about a lion in the arena, sections 1-10: 22 August
         Story 14 Continue with the lion story, sections 11-20:  29 August



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 118-119: 1 August
         letter 120-121: 8 August   FINIS!



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA) (Hadrian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Verus by Julius Capitolinus:
         Section 1: 1 August
         Section 2: 8 August
         Section 3: 15 August
         Section 4: 22 August
         Section 5: 29 August



Group: Poetry of Claudian (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 8/7/2022: XXIV. De lucusta and XXV. Epithalamium Praefatio
     Assignment due 8/14/2022: XXV. Epithalamium 1-25a
     Assignment due 8/21/2022: XXV. Epithalamium 25b-44a
     Assignment due 8/28/2022: XXV. Epithalamium 44b-65
     Assignment due 9/4/2022: XXV. Epithalamium 66-82a
     Assignment due 9/11/2022: XXV. Epithalamium 82b-99a



Group: De Excidio et conquestu Britanniae (Gildas)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 7/31/2022: 22 Dum ergo…potius deberet
     Assignment due 8/7/2022: 23 Tum omnes…vastaret
     Assignment due 8/14/2022: 23 Evectus primum…prosequuntur
     Assignment due 8/21/2022: 24 Confovebantur namque…nominis tui
     Assignment due 8/28/2022: 24 Et iterum dicit…aut spica
     Assignment due 9/4/2022: 35 Itaque nonnulli…perstabant
     Assignment due 9/11/2022: 35 Tempore igitur…voto cessit



Group: Bede’s Commentary on Tobit (Bede Tobit)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 8/7/2022: Approprinquantibus ... promittunt
     Assignment due 8/14/2022: Annuniante ... pervenit
     Assignment due 8/21/2022: Tunc sumens ... currat, volet
     Assignment due 8/28/2022: Et Apostolus ait ... viventium (END In Tobiam)


Group:Cicero's second Verrine oration (Cicero In Verrem)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 7/31/2022: II.1.13
     Assignment due 8/7/2022: II.1.14
     Assignment due 8/14/2022: II.1.15
     Assignment due 8/21/2022: II.1.16
     Assignment due 8/28/2022: II.1.17
     Assignment due 9/4/2022: II.1.18
     Assignment due 9/11/2022: II.1.19



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:
     Assignment due 8/7/2022: 4.39.1-3
     Assignment due 8/14/2022: 4.39.4-6
     Assignment due 8/21/2022: 4.40.1-3
     Assignment due 8/28/2022: 4.40.4-6
     Assignment due 9/4/2022: 4.40.7-10
     Assignment due 9/11/2022: 4.40.11-14
     Assignment due 9/18/2022: 4.41.1-3
     Assignment due 9/25/2022: 4.41.4-6



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 8/7/2022: IX:764-781
     Assignment due 8/14/2022: IX:782-797 [end]
     Assignment due 8/21/2022: X:1-24
     Assignment due 8/28/2022: X:25-44
     Assignment due 9/4/2022: X:45-63
     Assignment due 9/11/2022: X: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
     Aug 3 1 Kings 16:12-22
     Aug 10 1 Kings 16:23-34
     Aug 17 1 Kings 17:1-12
     Aug 24 1 Kings 17:13-24
     Aug 31 1 Kings 18:1-12


Sep 7 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:
     Aug 3 De Civitate Dei 4.19
     Aug 10 De Civitate Dei 4.20a,  through "...ex fide uiuit."
     Aug 17 De Civitate Dei 4.20b, from "Sed illos miror…" to the end.
     Aug 24 De Civitate Dei 4.21a, through, "...posset conferre felicitas?"
     Aug 31 De Civitate Dei 4.21b, from "Ingeniosum quippe…"
         through "...aurea subsecuta est."


Sep 7 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
     Aug 3 De Doctrina Christiana 2.39.58
     Aug 10 De Doctrina Christiana 2.39.59a, through, "...sola exposita litteris 
mandet."
     Aug 17 De Doctrina Christiana 2.39.59b, from "Potest etiam de numeris…" to 
the end.
     Aug 24 De Doctrina Christiana 2.40.60a, through, "...inveniuntur apud eos."
     Aug 31 De Doctrina Christiana 2.40.60b, from "Quod eorum tamquam…" to the end.
     Sep 7 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)



Group: Milton's Samson Agonistes (Samson Agonistes)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: 
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nnc1.1002253399&view=1up&seq=190&skin=2021
Assignments:
     Aug 6: Samson Agonistes: Act II lines 450-469,
         from:  ..Postea vero prorsus .... to  ...  quae prius celavi



Group: Valentius Flaccus Argonautica (Argonautica)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text:  https://latin.packhum.org/loc/1035/1/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 4: Argonautica Book 1: lines 574-:588 [...to rectus erat]



Group: The Elegies of Propertius (Propertius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: http://latin.packhum.org/loc/620/1/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     Book III Elegy 21 lines 1-16:          4th. August



Group: Terence (Terence)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted
     Act V: lines 882-900:              4th. August



Group: Cicero's Philippics (Cicero Philippics)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted
     Cicero Philippic II chapter 5:           4th. August



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Argus)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev., ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/argus
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two or three weeks
Assignments:
      Aug 4 - cap. 21, EX
      Aug 11 - cap. 21, SA
      Aug 18 - cap. 21, TR
      Aug 25 - no assignment
      Sep 1 - cap. 22, EX
      Sep 8 - cap. 22, SA
      Sep 15 - cap. 22, TR



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Davenport)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/davenport
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Aug. 2: Caput 36 EX
     Aug. 9: Caput 36 SA
     Aug. 16: Caput 36 TR
     Aug. 23: Caput 37 EX
     Aug. 30: Caput 37 SA
     Sept. 6 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 13: Caput 37 TR (Martial, Petronius)
     Sept. 20: Caput 37 TR (Cicero)
     Sept. 27: Caput 38 EX
     Oct. 4:  Caput 38 SA
     Oct. 11: Caput 38 TR
     Oct. 18: Caput 39 EX
     Oct. 25: Caput 39 SA
     Nov. 1: Caput 39 TR
     Nov. 8: Caput 40 EX
     Nov. 15: Caput 40 SA
     Nov. 22 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 29: Caput 40 TR (Vergil)
     Dec. 6: Caput 40 TR (Cicero, Horace) [Finis]



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:
     Aug 2   Assignment 78 Ex 10.12
     Aug 9   Assignment 79 Ex 10.13 "Britain in prospect"
     Aug 16  Assignment 80 Ex 10.14-10.15



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:
     Aug 4  Ex 5.1 ; Ex 4.31
     Aug 11 Ex 5.2 ; Ex 4.32
     Aug 18 Ex 5.3 ; Ex 4.33



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>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/hobbit
Assignments:
     Aug 2 - p. 238, 22 - 239, 2
         (neque praematurius ..... infra decidit.)
     Aug 9 - p. 239, 3 to end of chap
     Aug 16 - p. 240, "0"-18
         (CAPVT ..... potuit.)
     Aug 23 - p. 240, 19 - 241, 11
         ("inclusi sumus!" ..... periclitemur!")
     Aug 30 - p. 241, 12-26
         (deorsum, deorsum ..... caligine longe afuit.)
     Sep 6 - Labor Day
     Sep 13 - p. 241, 26 - 242, 8
         (certe autem ..... facere potest?")
     Sep 20 - p. 242, 9-22
         (cum Bilbo ..... uenirent non potuit.)
     Sep 27 - p. 242, 22 - 243, 4
         (ut Thorinus diligenter ..... nesciuerunt)
     Oct 4 - p. 243, 5-17
         (fuit Arkenlapis ..... iridis mutauit.)
     Oct 11 - p. 243, 18-bottom
         (repente ..... transibat.)
     Oct 18 - p. 244, 1-16
         (perrexit ..... omnino defecerat.)
     Oct 25 - p. 244, 17-bottom
         (nani ..... fulgentes uidit.)




Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Tern)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/tern
Comment: One chapter every 3 weeks
Assignments:
     Aug 2 - cap. 18, 119-143, ex. 9, 14 (1-4)
     Aug 9 - cap. 18, 144-169, ex. 12, 14 (5-10)
     Aug 16 - cap. 18, 170-192, ex. 13, 14 (11-14)
     Aug 23 - cap. 19, 1-30, ex. 15, 16 [<--cap. 18] ; 3 (1-8)
     Aug 30 - cap. 19, 31-58, ex. 2, 3 (9-16)
     Sept. 6 - Labor Day
     Sep 13 - cap. 19, 59-73, ex. 1, 7 (1-7)
     Sep 20 - cap. 19, 74-88, 6, 7 (8-10)
     Sep 27 - cap. 19, 89-105, ex. 4, 11 (1-3)
     Oct 4 - cap. 19, 106-132, ex. 9, 11 (4-7)
     Oct 11 - cap. 19, 133-153, ex. 5, 10, 11 (8-10)
     Oct 18 - cap. 19, grammatica, ex. 8 ; 12 (4-9, 13-18)
     Oct 25 - cap. 20, 1-20, ex. 1 ; 4 (1-9)
     Nov 1 - cap. 20, 21-46, ex. 3 ; 4 (10-13)
     Nov 8 - cap. 20, 47-71, ex. 2 ; 7 (1-5)
     Nov 15 - cap. 20, 72-102, ex. 7 (6-11)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos Slow)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/delos_slow
Assignments:
     Aug 4 - cap. 42, 354-377, ex. 15, 16 (1-7)
     Aug 11 - cap. 42, 378-393, ex. 14, 16 (7-11)
     Aug 18 - cap. 43, 1-28; ex. 3 (1-7)
     Aug 25 - cap. 43, 29-48; ex. 2 (1-9) ; 3 (8-12)
     Sep 1 - no assignment
     Sep 8 - cap. 43, 49-76; ex. 1 ; 3 (13-15)
     Sep 15 - cap. 43, 77-102; ex. 6 (1-7)
     Sep 22 - cap. 43, 103-126; ex. 4 ; 6 (8-12)
     Sep 29 - cap. 43, 127-153; ex. 5 ; 6 (13-18)


Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos Fast)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/delos_fast
Assignments:
     Aug 4 - cap. 45, 229-287, ex. 12
     Aug 11 - cap. 45, 288-343, ex. 15
     Aug 18 - cap. 45, 344-379, ex. 17 (1-13)
     Aug 25 - cap. 45, 380-413, ex. 17 (14-19)
     Sep 1 - no assignment
     Sep 8 - cap. 46, 1-52, ex. 3 (1-8)
     Sep 15 - cap. 46, 53-123, ex. 3 (9-15)
     Sep 22 - cap. 46, 124-172, ex. 5 (1-6)
     Sep 29 - cap. 46, 173-214, ex. 5 (7-13)
     Oct 6 - cap. 46, 215-261, ex. 8 (1-9)
     Oct 13 - cap. 46, 262-305, ex. 8 (10-16)
     Oct 20 - cap. 46, 306-354, ex. 11 (1-7)
     Oct 27 - cap. 46, 355-407, ex. 11 (8-16)
     Nov 3 - cap. 46, 408-477, ex. 11 (17-26)




Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Hora2)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
     Aug 2 - cap. 40, 1-38; ex. 2, 3 (1-6)
     Aug 9 - cap. 40, 39-69; ex. 1, 3 (7-15)
     Aug 16 - cap. 40, 70-101; ex. 6 (1-5)
     Aug 23 - cap. 40, 101-135; ex. 4 (1-8), 6 (6-11)
     Aug 30 - cap. 40, 136-150; ex. 5, 6 (12-15)
     Sep 6 - no assignment (Labor Day, U.S.)

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