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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Sat, 9 May 2020 17:20:13 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for May 10, 2020


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Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 12: XII, 18-36, from "Olli sedato...," to "... ossibus albent,"
         in which Latinus replies.
     May 19: XII, 37-53, from "Quo referor...," to "... occulat umbris,"
         in which Turnus speaks again.
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2: XII, 54-63, from "At regina,..," to "... captiva videbo,"
         in which the queen speaks.
     June 9: XII, 64-74, from "Accepit vocem...," to "... libera mortis,"
         in which Lavinia reacts.
     June 16: XII, 75-86, from "Nuntius haec...," to "... comantia petunt,"
         in which Turnus concludes the discussion.
     June 23: XII, 87-95, from "Ipse dehinc auro...," to "... vociferans:"
         in which we have a description of Turnus' armor.
     June 30: XII, 95-106, from "'Nunc, O numquam...,'" to " proludit harena,"
         in which Turnus addresses his spear.



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:
     Mercury: Prologue: lines 78-96:  14th. May
     Mercury: Prologue: lines 97-115:  21st. May



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 XVI: Paris Helenae: lines 21-40:  15th. May
     Poem XVI: Paris Helenae: lines 41 56:  22nd. May



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 14 lines 1-16:  14th. May
     Book II Elegy 14 lines 17:32:  21st. May



Group: Ovid's Ars Amatoria (Ars Amatoria)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ovid/ovid.artis1.shtml
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     11 May: ll. 421-436
     18 May: ll. 437-448
     25 May: ll. 449-459



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     October 13: - epigrams 47 and 48 from Book 2
     (group is restarting in May of 2020)



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
     Section XX section B (Sallust’s thoughts on the Gracchi): 11 May
     Section XXI ll. 1-12 (The Rise of Marius): 18 May
     Section XXI ll. 13-end (The Rise of Marius): 25 May.



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus3)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Incerti Auctoris:
         XIX: ll. 1-12: 13 April
         XIX: ll. 13-24: 20 April
         XX: Domitius Marsus on the death of Tibullus: 27 April  [Finis?]



Group: Silvae by P. Statius (Silvae)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/statius/silvae1.shtml
Assignments:
     Liber II: Glaucias, Atedi Melioris Delicatus:
         ll. 45-55: 12 May
         ll. 56-68: 19 May
         ll. 69-81: 26 May



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 XIII:
         11 May, p. 76, ll. 30-46 [Postea, cum … elati sunt]
         18 May, pp. 76-77, ll. 47-62 [vix credibilia .. studio colebant]
         25 May, p. 77, ll.64-74 [Ita perfecto … furiosus videretur]


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         On Ambushes:
             sections 44-47: 11 May
          On Letting the Enemy Escape:
              sections 1-4: 18 May
              sections 5-7: 25 May



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:
         29: 11 May
         30: 18 May
         31: 25 May



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         Story 22 (24-28): 11 May
         Story 22 (29-end): 18 May
         Story 23 (1-8): 25 May (an interesting story on comedy)



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         52.2-52.4: 12 May
         53.1-53.4: 19 May
         53.5-53.8: 26 May



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 19 (sections 1-5): 11 May
         letter 19 (sections 6- end): 18 May
         letter 20: 25 May



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:
     May 11 10.9.7-12
     May 18 10.9.13-17
     May 25 10.9.18-10.2



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 11 5.26.10-27.5
     May 18 5.27.6-11
     May 25 5.27.12-28.2



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
    May 11 Nero 22
    May 18 Nero 23
    May 25 Nero 24



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 11 1.90
     May 18 2.1
     May 25 2.2-3(part)



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 10 Hamilcar 3.1-3
     May 17 Hamilcar 4.1-3
     May 24 Hannibal 1.1-3
     May 31 Hannibal 2.1-3
     Jun 07 Hannibal 2.4-6
     Jun 14 Hannibal 3.1-4
     Jun 21 Hannibal 4.1-4
     Jun 28 Hannibal 5.1-4
     Jul 05 Hannibal 6.1-4
     Jul 12 Hannibal 7.1-3
     Jul 19 Hannibal 7.4-7
     Jul 26 Hannibal 8.1-4
     Aug 02 Hannibal 9.1-4
     Aug 09 Hannibal 10.1-6
     Aug 16 Hannibal 11.1-3
     Aug 23 Hannibal 11.4-7
     Aug 30 Hannibal 12.1-5
     Sep 06 Hannibal 13.1-4



Group: The Satires of Persius (Persius)
Text: posted, and http://thelatinlibrary.com/persius.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     5/10: IV: 1-13
     5/17: IV: 14-22
     5/24: IV: 23-32
     5/31: IV: 33-41
     6/7: IV: 42-52 (END)
     6/14: V: 1-16



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:
     5/10: 1.9.13-15
     5/17: 1.9.16-18
     5/24: 1.9.19-22
     5/31: 1.10.1-3
     6/7: 1.10.4-5
     6/14: 1.11.1-3



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     5/10: VII: 536-551
     5/17: VII: 552-567a
     5/24: VII: 567b-581
     5/31: VII: 582-599
     6/7: VII: 600-613
     6/14: VII: 614-634



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     5/10: 5.21 (from Verum etsi to nostri parte gestamus)
     5/17: 5.21 (from Sicut enim to poena damnati)
     5/24: 5.21 (from Neque vero me to diligere monstras)
     5/31: 5.21 (from Respondit ille to imitari concedeat)
     6/7: 5.21 (from Haec tunc to Christo fili)
     6/14: 5.21 (from Haec epistula to correcta gaudebat) END of 5.21!



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     May 13 Judges 20:24-35
     May 20 Judges 20:36-48
     May 27 - No Assignment-Memorial 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:
     May 13 De Civitate Dei 3.7b from, "Illi enim contra Fimbriam..."
         through, "...sed uiro spurcissimo Romanorum?"
     May 20 De Civitate Dei 3.7c from, "Aut si displicebat diis..." to the end.
     May 27 - No Assignment-Memorial Day (US)




Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     May 13 Gesta Tancredi 116.1-116.7
     May 20 Gesta Tancredi 116.8-118.2
     May 27 No Assignment - Memorial 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
     May 13 De Doctrina Christiana 1.30.35
     May 20 De Doctrina Christiana 1.30.36
     May 27 No Assignment - Memorial Day (US)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 12: "The Death of Chilperic, pp. 129-130,
         from "Sacerdotes Domini...." to the end.
     May 19:  "The Founding of Conca...," pp. 329-330,
         from "Nec minus...." to "... verenda cadet."
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2: "De Hortulano Monacho Monasterii Eiusdem," pp. 130-131,
         to "monachus rediit."
     June 9:  "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Ille quidem tristes...." to "... non placitura tamen."
     June 16: "De Hortulano Monacho Monasterii Eiusdem," p. 131
         from "Cumque meridiano...." to "Qui statim abcessit."
     June 23:  "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Nam quemcumque.... "to "... atque sagax."
     June 30: "De Hortulano Monacho Monasterii Eiusdem,"
         from "Ad furem...." to the end.
     July 7 -- Fourth of July
     July 14:  "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Interea nox atra...." to "... claustra celer."
     July 21:  "St. Benedict," p. 132, to "... totus iret."
     July 28:  "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Nec mora...." to "... temete, precor."
     August 4: "St. Benedict," p. 132, from "Despectis...." to the end.
     August 11:  "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Tum manus ad muros...." to "... voce vocat."
     August 18: "De Simulatione Regis Totilae Deprehensa"
         to "... rex esse putaretur."
     August 25: "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Hoc vero...." to "... tenere parant."




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:
     May 12 - p. 187, 10-26
         (tum a ianua . . . . . agendum est?")
     May 19 - p. 187, 27 to 188, 6
         (Bilbo uidit . . . . . conandum incliner.")
     May 26 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     June 2 - p. 188, 7-24
         (quae res . . . . . illam rem efficiendam!")
     June 9 - p. 188, 25 to 189, 11 (mid-par., line end)
         (Balino obseruare . . . . . nani repositi sunt.)
     June 16 - p. 189, 12 (mid-par.) - 28
         (Thorinus ualde . . . . . agendum sit monstret.")
     June 23 - p. 189, 29 to 190, 10
         ("irascar si . . . . . bibisse uidetur.")
     June 30 - p. 190, 11 to end of song
         (tum circum . . . . . in certamen!)
     July 7 - no assignment (Independence Day, US)




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:
     May 9, 2020 - p. 117 (Hermione and Neville are nervous about flying)
     May 16, 2020 - p. 118 (beginning of the first flying class)
     May 23, 2020 - p. 119 (Neville breaks his wrist)
     May 30, 2020 - p. 120 (Harry breaks a rule and flies after Malfoy)
     Jun 6, 2020 - p. 121 (Harry catches the Remembrall)
     Jun 13, 2020 - p. 122 (McGonagall introduces Harry to Oliver Wood)
     Jun 20, 2020 - p. 123 (McGonagall plans to bend a rule)
     Jun 27, 2020 - p. 124 (Malfoy challenges Harry to a midnight duel)
     Jul 4, 2020 - Summer Break
     Jul 11, 2020 - Summer Break
     Jul 18, 2020 - Summer Break
     Jul 25, 2020 - Summer Break
     Aug 1, 2020 - Summer Break
     Aug 8, 2020 - Summer Break
     Aug 15, 2020 - Summer Break
     Aug 22, 2020 - p. 125 (Harry and Ron sneak down to their common room)
     Aug 29, 2020 - p. 126 (Hermione decides to come with Harry and Ron)
     Sep 5, 2020 - p. 127 (The students arrive at the trophy room)
     Sep 14, 2020 - p. 128 (The students run away from the trophy room



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:
     May 12: Caput 21 EX
     May 19: Caput 21 SA
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2: Caput 21 TR
     June 9: Caput 22 EX, TR
     June 16: Caput 22 SA
     June 23: Caput 23 EX
     June 30: Caput 23 SA
     July 7 -- Fourth of July
     July 14: Caput 23 TR
     July 21: Caput 24 EX
     July 28: Caput 24 SA
     Aug. 4: Caput 24 TR
     Aug. 11: Caput 25 EX
     Aug. 18: Caput 25 SA
     Aug. 25: Caput 25 TR



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:
     May 12: Caput 37 EX
     May 19: Caput 37 SA
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2: Caput 37 TR
     June 9: Caput 38 EX
     June 16: Caput 38 SA
     June 23: Caput 38 TR
     June 30: Caput 39 EX
     July 7 -- Fourth of July
     July 14: Caput 39 SA
     July 21: Caput 39 TR
     July 28: Caput 40 EX
     Aug. 4: Caput 40 SA
     Aug. 11: Caput 40 TR



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:
     May 10 Assignment 98 Ex 6.17-6.18
     May 17 Assignment 99 Ex 6.19 "Servius Tullius" in two paragraphs
     May 24 Assignment 100 Ex 6.20-6.21



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:
     May 10 Ex 9.31 "Down into Italy" two paragraphs 15 lines; 9.32-9.33
     May 17 Ex 9.34 "Transimene" 14 lines, Ex 9.35
     May 24 Ex 9.36 "Despondency and a Dictator" 18 lines
     May 31 Ex 9.37-9.39 "Enter Scipio" 15 lines



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:
     May 12 - cap. 28, 109-189, ex. 10 (9-12)
     May 19 - cap. 28, 109-189, ex. 9
     May 26 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     June 2 - cap. 28, 190-232, ex. 7 ; 11 (4-9 and 14-19)
     June 9 - cap. 28, 190-232, ex. 8 ; 12



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:
     Apr 9 - no assignment
     Apr 16 - cap. 48, 436-481 ; ex. 10 (8-11)
     Apr 23 - cap. 48, 482-508 ; ex. 9 ; 10 (12-14)
     Apr 30 - cap. 48, 509-541; ex. 12 (1-5)
     May 7 - cap. 48, 542-578; ex. 12 (6-9)
     May 14 - cap. 48, 579-614; ex. 11 ; 12 (10-14)
     May 21 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     May 28 - cap. 48, 615-647; ex. 14 (1-5)
     June 4 - cap. 48, 648-696; ex. 14 (6-9)
     June 11 - cap. 48, 697-745; ex. 13 ; 14 (10-15)
     June 18 - cap. 48, 746-790; ex. 16 (1-8)
     June 25 - cap. 48,791-837; ex. 16 (9-12)
     July 2 - no assignment (Independence Day, US)
     July 9 - cap. 48, 838-865; ex. 15 ; 16 (13-15)



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:
     May 12 - cap. 4, lines 44-98, ex. 7, 8, 9 (7-10)
     May 19 - cap. 4, grammatica, ex. 10, 11
     May 26 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     June 2 - cap. 5, lines 1-46, ex. 1, 3, 4
     June 9 - cap. 5, lines 1-46, ex. 2, 5
     June 16 - cap. 5, lines 47-105, ex. 6, 8
     June 23 - cap. 5, lines 47-105, ex. 7
     June 30 - cap. 5, grammatica, 9, 10, 11 (5-8)
     July 7 - no assignment (Independence Day, US)
     July 14 - cap. 6, lines 1-45, ex. 3, 4, 5
     July 21 - cap. 6, lines 1-45, ex. 1, 2
     July 28 - cap. 6, lines 46-95, ex. 6, 7, 11 (1-4)
     Aug 4 - cap. 6, lines 46-95, ex. 9, 10, 11 (5-10)
     Aug 11 - cap. 6, grammatica, ex. 8, 12
     Aug 18 - cap. 7, 1-29, ex. 1, 2, 3
     Aug 25 - cap. 7, 30-60, ex. 4, 5, 6 (1-6)



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:
     May 14 - cap. 12, Pensum C
     May 21 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     May 28 - cap. 13, Pensum C
     June 4 - cap. 14, Pensum C
     June 11 - cap. 15, Pensum C
     June 18 - cap. 16, Pensum C
     June 25 - cap. 17, Pensum C
     July 2 - no assignment (Independence Day, US)
     July 9 - cap. 18, Pensum C
     July 16 - cap. 19, Pensum C
     July 23 - cap. 20, Pensum C
     July 30 - cap. 21, Pensum C





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