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From: Kirk Lougheed via LatinStudy <latinstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2022 20:03:24 -0800
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for December 5, 2022


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Group Listings:


Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Assignments:
     Dec 6 "Brunellus at Salerno and Paris," pp. 357-8, lines 101-120.
     Dec 13 "Charlemagne the Seer,"  pp. 165-6.
     Dec 20 "Brunellus at Salerno and Paris," p. 358, lines 121-140.
     Dec 27 "Alcuin to Charlemagne," pp. 166-7, to "vinum et lac."



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 5 no assignment
     Dec 12 6.26.1-5
     Dec 19 6.26.6-27.2
     Dec 26 6.27.3-6



Group: Livy Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 5 no assignment
     Dec 12 21.59.6-10
     Dec 19 21.60.1-6
     Dec 26 21.60.7-61.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 5 no assignment
     Dec 12 Titus 6.2-7.1
     Dec 19 Titus 7.2-3
     Dec 26 Titus 8.1-2



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Dec 5 no assignment
     Dec 12 3.39.4-40.3
     Dec 19 3.41
     Dec 26 3.42-43.1



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Dec 5 no assignment
     Dec 12 3.1-2
     Dec 19 3.3, 3.5
     Dec 26 3.16-17



Group: Ammianus Marcellinus (Ammianus)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ammianus.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber XIV;
         VI. The Faults of the Senate and People of Rome:
             sections 5-7: 5 December
             sections 8&9: 12 December
             sections 10&11: 19 December
             no assignment: 26 December (Saturnalia)



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. 566-585: 5 December
     ll. 586-605: 12 December
     ll. 606-623: 19 December
     no assignment (Saturnalia): 26 December



Group: Georgics (Vergil)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/verg.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber I:
         ll. 82-93: 5 December
         ll. 94-110: 12 December
         ll. 111-127: 19 December
         no assignment: 26 December (Saturnalia)



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:
         5 December: ll. 801-end [Finis!]



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 87&88: 5 December
          Epigram 89: 12 December
     Liber V:
         Epigrams 1&2: 19 December
         no assignment: 26 December (Saturnalia)



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 XXVIII To Narnia (not C.S. Lewis' Narnia);
         pp. 159-160, ll. 49-64: 5 December
         p. 160, ll. 65-79: 12 December
         pp. 160-162, ll. 80-96: 19 December
         no assignment: 26 December (Saturnalia)



Group: Caesar's De Bello Alexandrino (CaesarAW)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
     section 40: 5 December
     section 41: 12 December
     section 42: 19 December
     no assignment: 26 December (Saturnalia)



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber VII:
         Story: 1: Scipio Africanus, sections 7-end: 5 December
         Story 2: A shameful mistake, sections 1-7: 12 December
         Story 2: A shameful mistake, sections 8-end: 19 December
         no assignment: 26 December (Saturnalia)



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Avidius Cassius by Vulcacius Gallicanus:
         section 7: 5 December
         section 8: 12 December
         section 9: 19 December
         no assignment: 26 December (Saturnalia)



Group: Poetry of Claudian (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 12/11/2022: XXVIII. 1-23
     Assignment due 12/18/2022: XXVIII. 24-42
     New Year’s Break until
     Assignment due 1/15/2023: XXIX. 1-21



Group: De Excidio et conquestu Britanniae (Gildas)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 12/11/2022: 35 Nec tamen…connubio
     Assignment due 12/18/2022: 35 Cuius igitur…regionem
     New Year’s Break until
     Assignment due 1/15/2023: 36 Sed monita…animabus vestris



Group: Walter Map’s De nugis curialium (Map Trifles)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 12/4/2022: 1.10.9/18-10.10/8
     Assignment due 12/11/2022: 1.10.10/9-10/29 (loquuntur)
     Assignment due 12/18/2022: 1.10.10/29-11/14 (reprehendebam)
     New Year’s Break until
     Assignment due 1/15/2023: 1.10.11/14-12/6 (adquisierim)




Group:Cicero's second Verrine oration (Cicero In Verrem)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 12/4/2022: II.1.30
     Assignment due 12/11/2022: II.1.31
     Assignment due 12/18/2022: II.1.32
     New Year’s Break until
     Assignment due 1/15/2023: II.1.33



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 12/4/2022: 5.45.10-13
     Assignment due 12/11/2022: 5.46
     Assignment due 12/18/2022: 5.47.1-3
     New Year’s Break until
     Assignment due 1/15/2023: 5.47.4-6



Group: Seneca’s Apocolocntosis (Seneca Pumpkin)
Text: posted, and http://thelatinlibrary.com/sen.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 12/4/2022: to end 4
     Assignment due 12/11/2022: 5 (to ...timuerit)
     Assignment due 12/18/2022: to end 5
     New Year’s Break until
     Assignment due 1/15/2023: 6



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 12/4/2022: X:290-303
     Assignment due 12/11/2022: X:304-323a
     Assignment due 12/18/2022: 323b-348
     New Year’s Break until
     Assignment due 1/15/2023: 349-367



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Dec 7 1 Kings 21:21-29
     Dec 14 1 Kings 22:1-10
     Dec 21 1 Kings 22:11-20
     Dec 28 No Assignment - Christmas




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:
     Dec 7 De Civitate Dei 4.26b, from "Tertia nocte dictum…" to the end.
     Dec 14 De Civitate Dei 4.27a, through "...definita corporis membra."
     Dec 21 De Civitate Dei 4.27b,
         from "Haec pontifex nosse…" through "...placeat imitari."
     Dec 28 No Assignment - Christmas



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
     Dec 7 De Doctrina Christiana 3.3.6a, through, "...sequatur interrogatio."
     Dec 14 De Doctrina Christiana 3.3.6b, from, "Inter percontationem…" to end
     Dec 21 De Doctrina Christiana 3.3.7a, through, "...integritas litterata."
     Dec 28 No Assignment - Christmas



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:
     Dec 10: Samson Agonistes: Act III lines 884-905:



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 IV Elegy II lines 19-36    December 8



Group: Cicero's Philippics (Cicero Philippics)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted
     Cicero Philippic II chapter 23:          8th. December



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:
     Dec 8 - cap. 26, EX (14-18); SA
     Dec 15 - cap. 26, TR
     Dec 22, 29, Jan 5 - no assignments
     Jan 12 - cap. 27, EX
     Jan 19 - cap. 27, SA
     Jan 26 - cap. 27, 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:
     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:
     Dec 6  Assignment 94 Exercise 10.37 "Plotting Against Caesar" 14 lines
     Dec 13 Assignment 95 10.38-10.39
     Dec 20 Assignment 96 10.40 "Death on the Ides" 16 lines
     Dec 27 no assignment
     Jan 3 no assignment
     Jan 10 Assignment 98 11.1 "Antony and Octavian"



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:
     Dec 8 Assignment A7 Ex 5.24 (prose)
     Dec 15 Assignment A8 Ex 5.14 (verse)
     Dec 22 Assignment A9 Ex 5.25 (prose)



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:
     Dec 6 - p. 245, 27 - 246, 9
         (nunc nani ..... speculum adsit!")
     Dec 13 - p. 246, 10-24
         (nihilominus ..... respicientes.)
     Dec 20 thru Jan 3 - no assignments
     Jan 10 - p. 246, 25 - 247, 6
         (loricis ..... effugerunt.)



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:
     Dec 6 - cap. 20, 103-125, ex. 10 (1-10)
     Dec 13 - cap. 20, 126-143, ex. 8 ; 10 (11-12)
     Dec 20 through Jan 3 - no assignments
     Jan 10 - cap. 20, 144-164, ex. 9 ; 10 (13-14)
     Jan 17 - cap. 20, grammatica, ex. 11 (5-10; 14-19)
     Jan 24 - cap. 21, 1-26, ex. 3 ; 4
     Jan 31 - cap. 21, 27-44, ex. 1 ; 5 ; 8 (1-2)
     Feb 7 - cap. 21, 45-58, ex. 2 ; 8 (3-6)
     Feb 14 - cap. 21, 59-78, ex. 7 ; 8 (7-12)
     Feb 21 - cap. 21, 79-98, ex. 6 ; 12 (1-6)
     Feb 28 - cap. 21, 99-128, ex. 9 ; 12 (7-12)
     Mar 7 - cap. 21, 129-149, ex. 11 ; 12 (13-15)
     Mar 14 - cap. 21, grammatica, ex. 10 ; 14 (3-8; 10-12)



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:
     Dec 8 - cap. 44, 1-29; ex. 2 (1-6)
     Dec 15 - cap. 44, 30-63; ex. 2 (7-9)
     Dec 22, Dec 29, Jan 5 - no assignments
     Jan 12 - cap. 44, 64-90; ex. 1 ; 2 (10-14)
     Jan 19 - cap. 44, 91-117; ex. 5 (1-6)
     Jan 26 - cap. 44, 118-139; ex. 4 (1-6) ; 5 (7-13)



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:
     Dec 8 - cap. 48, 1-55, ex. 2 (1-10)
     Dec 15 - cap. 48, 56-90, ex. 1, 2 (11-15)
     Dec 22 thru Jan 5 - no assignments
     Jan 12 - cap. 48, 90-140, ex. 4 (1-10)
     Jan 19 - cap. 48, 141-179, ex. 3, 4 (11-15



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Hora2)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <dianaposk at yahoo dot com>
     Dec 6 - cap. 41 197-214, ex. 8, 12 (1-8)
     Dec 13 - cap. 41, 215-231, ex. 10, 11 (1-7), 12 (9-13)
     Dec. 20 thru Jan 3 - no assignments



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