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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 22:07:27 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for November 1st, 2020


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Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 3: XII, 341-361, from "Iamque neci...," to "... moenia condunt,"
         in which Turnus kills someone.
     Nov. 10: XII, 362-382, from "Huic comitem...," to "... reliquit harenae,"
         in which Turnus keeps on killing people.
     Nov. 17 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 24 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 1: XII, 383-404, from "Atque ea dum ..." to "... forcipe ferrum,"
         in which Aeneas' wound is tended.
     Dec. 8 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 15: XII, 405-424, from "Nulla viam..." to "... in pristina vires,"
         in which Venus heals Aeneas.
     Dec. 22 -- Christmas
     Dec. 29 -- New Year's



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 3: "Walter and Hiltgunde," pp. 332-333, to "...vibrata micabat."
     Nov. 10: "Gregorius Desiderio Episcopo Galliae," pp. 135-136,
          to ... ipse considera."
     Nov. 17 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 24 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 1: "Walter and Hiltgunde," p. 333,
         from "Ac veluti..." to "...agmina cornu."
     Dec. 8 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 15: "Gregorius Desiderio Episcopo Galliae," p. 136,
          from "Et quamvis...." to the end.
     Dec. 22 -- Christmas
     Dec. 29 -- New Year's



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 2 scene 1: lines 551-570 :               5th. November
     Act 2 scene 1: lines 571-589 :               12th. November



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 XVII:  Helene Paridi: lines:119-138:        6th. 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 II Elegy 24B:  lines 31-42:         5th. November
     Book II Elegy 25:  lines 1-16           12th. November



Group: St. Augustine's De Haeresibus (De Haeresibus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Liber: paragraph 31-37:                         3rd. November
     Liber: paragraph 38 - 41 [part]:            10th. November
             [down to: liquido invenire non potui]



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 I:
         2 November: ll. 689-702
         9 November: ll. 703-716
         16 November: ll. 717-730
         23 November: ll. 731-746
         30 November: ll. 749-754



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 II:
         2 November: Epigrams 88 & 89
         9 November: Epigram 90
         16 November: Epigram 91
         23 November: Epigrams 92 & 93
     Liber III:
         30 November: Epigrams 1 & 2



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
     XXXI: Cicero on a story from his quaestorship: ll. 17-end: 2 November
     XXXII: Cicero on his Consulship: section A, 9 November
     XXXII: Cicero on his Consulship: section B, 16 November
     XXXIII: Gaius Julius Caesar,
         ll. 1 -- line ending with iniquisseme tulit: :23 November
     XXXIII: Gaius Julius Caesar the remainder of this section: 30 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 XV:
         19 October: p.88, ll. 66-76 [Apage te ... tibi caves]
         26 October: p. 89, ll. 77-94 [Amice polliceris .. nugator discede]
         2 November: pp. 89-90, ll. 99-104
         9 November: p. 90, ll. 105-end, and p.91, ll. 1-11
     Caput XVI:
         16 November: p. 91-93, ll. 12-29
         23 November: p. 93, ll. 30-46
         30 November: pp.93-94, ll. 47-59


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         On Retreating:
             sections 9-11: 2 November
     Liber III:
         On surprise attacks:
             sections 1-2: 9 November
         On deceiving the besieged:
             sections 1-4: 16 November
             sections 5-8: 23 November
             sections 9-end: 30 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:
         49: 2 November
         50: 9 November
         51: 16 November
         52: 23 November
         53: 30 November



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         Story XXX (On the sea)
             section 1-6: 2 November
             section 7-end: 9 November
     Liber III:
         Story I (a story about why avarice makes one effeminate):
             sections 1-8: 16 November
             sections 9-end: 23 November
         Story II (birthdays):
             sections: 1-7: 30 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 9:
         letter 35: all: 2 November
         letter 36: sections 1-5: 9 November
         letter 36: sections 6-end: 16 November
         letter 37: all: 23 November
         letter 38: all: 30 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 2 5.40.4-8
     Nov 9 5.40.9-41.3
     Nov 16 5.41.4-8
     Nov 23 5.41.9-42.3
     Nov 30 5.42.4-8



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 2 21.10.11-11.1
     Nov 9 21.11.2-6
     Nov 16 21.11.7-12
     Nov 23 21.11.13-12.4



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 2 Nero 43.2-44.1
     Nov 9 Nero 44.2-45.2
     Nov 16 Nero 46
     Nov 23 Nero 47.1-2
     Nov 30 Nero 47.3-48.1



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Oct 19 2.30.2-31.2
     Oct 26 2.32
     Nov 2 2.33-34.1
     Nov 9 2.34.2-36.1
     Nov 16 2.36.2-37.2
     Nov 23 2.38-39.1
     Nov 30 2.39.2-41.1



Group: Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Nov 2 Chapter XV (from Pliny Book XIII)
     Nov 9 Chapter XVI (from Pliny Book XIX)
     Nov 16 Chapter XVII, first part (from Pliny Book XXV)
     Nov 23 Chapter XVII, continued (from Pliny Book XXV)
     Nov 30 Chapter XVII, concluded (from Pliny Book XXV)



Group: Lactantius’ De mortibus persecutorum (Lactantius Persecutors)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/1: 10.1-3
     11/8: 10.4-6
     11/15: 11.1-4
     11/22: 11.5-8
     11/29: 12
     12/6: 13
     12/13: 14.1-4
     12/20: 14.5-7



Group: The Satires of Persius (Persius)
Text: posted, and http://thelatinlibrary.com/persius.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/1: VI: 50-60
     11/8: VI: 61-80   (Finis!)



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:
     11/1: 2.15.4-6
     11/8: 2.15.7-9
     11/15: 2.15.10-11
     11/22: 2.16.1-3
     11/29: 2.16.4-6
     12/6: 2.16.7-9
     12/13: 2.17.1-3
     12/20: 2.17.4-6
     break until next assignment due Jan 10, 2021



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     11/1: VIII: 81-100
     11/8: VIII: 101-118
     11/15: VIII: 119-137
     11/22: VIII: 138-151
     11/29: VIII: 152-168
     12/6: VIII: 169-182
     12/13: VIII: 183-206a
     12/20: VIII: 206b-219a
      break until assignment due 1/10/2021: VIII: 219b-235



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Nov 4 First Letter of Peter 5:1-7
     Nov 11 First Letter of Peter 5:8-14
     Nov 18 Second Letter of Peter 1:1-10
     Nov 25 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 2 Second Letter of Peter 1:11-21
     Dec 9 Second Letter of Peter 2:1-11
     Dec 16 Second Letter of Peter 2:12-22
     Dec 23 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 30 No Assignment - New Year's



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 4 De Civitate Dei 3.15b, from, "Satis et Cicero…"
         through, "...iactatum diffamatumque monstraret."
     Nov 11 De Civitate Dei 3.15c, from, "In Hortensio uero dialogo..."
         through, "...Tarquinius ipse sucessit."
     Nov 18 De Civitate Dei 3.15d, from, "Hunc illi dii nefarium..."
         through, "...siuit intrare redeuntem."
     Nov 25 - No Assignment-Thanksgiving
     Dec 2 De Civitate Dei 3.15e, from, "At ille post bella grauissima," to end
     Dec 9 De Civitate Dei 3.16a, through, "...ferent ea facta minores."
     Dec 16 De Civitate Dei 3.16b, from, "Quomodo libet,"
         through, "...ciuis carere iuberetur."
     Dec 23 - No Assignment-Christmas
     Dec 30 - No Assignment-New Year's



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Nov 4 Gesta Tancredi 131.1-131.6
     Nov 11 Gesta Tancredi 132.1-132.7
     Nov 18 Gesta Tancredi 132.8-133.4
     Nov 25 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 2 Gesta Tancredi 133.5-133.12
     Dec 9 Gesta Tancredi 134.1-134.7
     Dec 16 Gesta Tancredi 134.8-135.8
     Dec 23 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 30 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 4 De Doctrina Christiana 2.4.5
     Nov 11 De Doctrina Christiana 2.5.6
     Nov 18 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.7a,
         through, "...investigata plerumque vilescunt."
     Nov 25 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 2 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.7b,  "Quid enim est,"
         to "...et sterilis non est in illis?
     Dec 9 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.7c, from "Num aliud homo..." to end.
     Dec 16 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.8
     Dec 23 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 30 No Assignment - New Year's Day



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. 3: Caput 11 EX
     Nov. 10: Caput 11 SA
     Nov. 17 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 24 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 1: Caput 11 TR
     Dec. 8 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 15: Caput 12 EX
     Dec. 22 -- Christmas Eve
     Dec. 29 -- New Year's Eve



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. 3: Caput 29 SA, TR (Catullus, Martial)
     Nov. 10: Caput 30 EX, TR (Martial)
     Nov. 17 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 24 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 1: Caput 30 SA
     Dec. 8 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 15: Caput 30 TR
     Dec. 22 -- Christmas
     Dec. 29 -- 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 3  Assignment 3 Ex 7.5 translate "Horatius" 15 lines
     Nov 10 Assignment 4 Ex 7.6-7.8
     Nov 17 break
     Nov 24 break
     Dec 1  Assignment 5 Ex 7.9-7.11
     Dec 8 Assignment 6 Ex 7.12-7.14
     Dec 15 Assignment 7 Ex 7.15-7.16
     Dec 22 break
     Dec 29 break



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 11.9 Claudius 11.10 Nero and Agrippina
     Nov 10 11.11 Matricide Planned 11.12 Matricide Averted
     Nov 17 break
     Nov 24 break
     Dec 1 11.13 Nero thinks again 11.14 Murder of Agrippina
     Dec 8 11.15 Boudicca's rebellion 11.16 Growing Alarm
     Dec 15 11.17 The rebels defeated 11.18 Rome on Fire



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 3 - p. 199, 10 - 23 [mid. par.]
         (Bilbo solum a ..... tranquillum formauit.)
     Nov 10 - p. 199, 23 - 200, 3
         (pons magnus ..... aspici potuerunt.)
     Nov 17 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, US)
     Nov 24 - p. 200, 4 - 201, 7
         (sed homines ..... Oppido-Lacu discesserunt.)
     Dec 1 - p. 201, 8-19
         (qui mirati ..... esse potuit.)
     Dec 8 - p. 201, 20 - 202, 4
         ("dic, esne ..... gratum haberent.)
     Dec 15 - p. 202, 5-16
         (Dwalinus ..... non malum!")
     Dec 22, Dec 29, Jan 5 - no assignments
     Jan 12 - p. 202, 17-28
         (Filio Kilioque ..... "quid aliud est?")
     Jan 19 - p. 202, 29 - 203, 10
         (nihil aliud ..... ingressus est.)
     Jan 26 - p. 203, 11-27
         ("quis es tu ..... dux inquit.)



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 3 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 5 ; 6 (6-11)
     Nov 10 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 7 ; 10 (1-5)
     Nov 17 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, US)
     Nov 24 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 8 ; 10 (6-12)
     Dec 1 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 9 ; 11 ; 12
     Dec 8 - cap. 32, 1-59, ex. 1
     Dec 15 - cap. 32, 1-59, ex. 2
     Dec 22, 29, Jan 5 - 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 5 - cap. 50, 247-275; ex. 3 ; 4 (21-23)
     Nov 12 - cap. 50, 276-313; ex. 6 (1-7)
     Nov. 19 - cap. 50, 314-353; ex. 6 (8-10)
     Nov. 26 - no assignment (Thanksgiving U.S.)
     Dec. 3 - cap. 50, 354-383; ex. 5 ; 6 (11-14)
     Dec. 10  - no assignment
     Dec. 17 - cap. 50, 384-420; ex. 8 (1-8)
     Dec. 24 - no assignment
     Dec. 31 - no assignment




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 3 - cap. 8, 83-133, ex. 9, 11, 13
     Nov 10 - cap. 8, grammatica, ex. 14, 15
     Nov 17 - no assignment
     Nov 24 - cap. 9, 1-38, ex. 1, 3 (1-6)
     Dec 1 - cap. 9, 1-38, ex. 2, 3 (7-14)
     Dec 8 - cap. 9, 1-38, ex. 4, 5
     Dec 15 - cap. 9, 39-86, ex. 6, 8 (1-7)
     Dec 22, 29, Jan 5 - no assignment
     Jan 12 - cap. 9, 39-86, ex. 7, 8 (8-12)
     Jan 19 - cap. 9, 'grammatica,' ex. 9 (1-5), 10 (1-6), 11
     Jan 26 - cap. 10, 1-34, ex. 2 (1-8), 3




Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Falcon)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana; Exercitia Latina I
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/falcon
Comment: One chapter every week
Assignments:
     Nov 5 - cap. 34, Pensum C
     Nov 12 - cap. 35, Pensum C


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