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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for August 15, 2019
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:45:47 -0700

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Group: Sallust's Bellum Iugurthinum (Sallust)
Coordinator: Chris Read <unctifer at cablespeed dot com>
Text: posted and see group website
Group website: http://home.wavecable.com/~unctifer/
Assignments:
     21 August: Sections 98.3–99.1
     28 August: Sections 99.2–100.4
     4 September: Sections 100.5–101.5
     11 September: Sections 101.6–101.11
     18 September: Sections 102.1–102.6
     25 September: Sections 102.7–102.14
     2 October: Sections 102.15–103.6
     9 October: Sections 103.7–104.3
     16 October: Sections 104.4–105.4
     23 October: Sections 105.5–106.5
     30 October: Sections 106.6–107.5



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Aug. 20: XI, 336-345, from "Tum Drances..." to "... sed dicere mussant,"
         in which we have a description of Drances.
     Aug. 27: XI, 346-356, from "Det libertatem...." to "... foedere iungas,"
         in which Drances urges the king to let his daughter marry Aeneas.
     Sept. 3 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 10: XI, 357-367, from "Quod si tantus..." to "... desolavimus agros,"
         in which Drances urges Turnus to concede.



Group: Ovid's Ars Amatoria (Ars Amatoria)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ovid/ovid.artis1.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Poem 1:
         August 18th – Lines 301-320
         August 25th – Lines 321-340
         September 1st – Lines 341-360
         September 8th – Lines 361-380
         September 15th – Lines 381-400
         September 22nd – Lines 401-420
         September 29th – Lines 421-440



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     August 18th – 38-40
     August 25th – 41 Lines 1-12
     September 1st – 41 Lines 13-end + 42
     September 8th – 43
     September 15th – 44
     September 22nd – 45-46
     September 29th – 47-48



Group: Ovid's Ibis (Ovid Ibis)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posteds
Assignments:
     Aug 22: lines  65-86



Group: Ovid Heroides (Ovid Heroides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Aug 15: Poem XII: Medea Iasoni: lines 123-144
     Aug 23: Poem XII: Medea Iasoni: lines 145-162




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:
     Aug 22: Book I Elegy XXII lines 1-10



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus3)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Lygdamus at the Feast:
         ll. 1-18: 12 August
         ll. 19-32: 19 August



Group: Silvae by P. Statius (Silvae)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/statius/silvae1.shtml
Assignments:
     Liber 1:
         To Rutilius Gallicus on His Recovery:
             ll. 94-105: 20 August
             ll.106-122: 27 August



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
Comment: easy Latin
Assignments:
     Caput VIII:
         19 August, p.50, ll.1-14 [Cum servi … ludos faciebat]
         26 August, pp.50-51, ll. 15- 25 [Et lepidissimos … institutus est]


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         On Choosing the Place for Battle
             sections 7-9: 19 August
             sections 10-12: 26 August



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 II:
         section 39: 19 August
         section 40: 26 August



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
       Liber II:
           Story 2: sections 8-10: 19 August
           Story 2: sections 11-end: 26 August



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         40.5-40.8: 20 August
         40.9-41.4: 27 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 8:
         letter 18, sections: 1-4: 19 August
         letter 18, sections: 5-8: 26 August



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:
     Aug 19 10.2.12-16
     Aug 26 10.2.17-22
     Sep 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     Sep 23 10.2.23-26
     Sep 30 10.2.27-3.2
     Oct 7 10.3.3-8
     Oct 14 10.3.9-13



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 19 5.13.7-12
     Aug 26 5.13.13-14.4
     Sep 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     Sep 23 5.14.5-15.2
     Sep 30 5.15.3-7
     Oct 7 5.15.8-16.1
     Oct 14 5.16.2-5



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 19 Divus Claudius 35.2-36
     Aug 26 Divus Claudius 37
     Sep 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     Sep 23 Divus Claudius 38
     Sep 30 Divus Claudius 39-40.1
     Oct 7 Divus Claudius 40.2-41.1
     Oct 14 Divus Claudius 41.2-42.1



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 19 1.64
     Aug 26 1.65
     Sep 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     Sep 23 1.66
     Sep 30 1.67
     Oct 7 1.68
     Oct 14 1.69-70(part)



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Aug 18 Eumenes 2.1-5
     Aug 25 Eumenes 3.1-3
     Sep 01 Eumenes 3.4-6
     Sep 08 Eumenes 4.1-4
     Sep 15 Eumenes 5.1-3
     Sep 22 Eumenes 5.4-7
     Sep 29 Eumenes 6.1-5
     Oct 06 Eumenes 7.1-3
     Oct 13 Eumenes 8.1-3
     Oct 20 Eumenes 8.4-7
     Oct 27 Eumenes 9.1-3
     Nov 03 Eumenes 9.4-6
     Nov 10 Eumenes 10.1-4
     Nov 17 Eumenes 11.1-5
     Nov 24 Eumenes 12.1-4
     Dec 01 Eumenes 13.1-4



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Aug 18: VI: 702-721 [END]
     Aug 25: VII: 1-14
     Sept 1:  VII: 15-28
     Sept 8:  VII: 29-45
     Sept 15: VII: 46-61
     Sept 22: VII: 62-73
     Sept 29: VII: 74-85



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Aug 18: 5.19 (from Quo in tempore to Nordanhymbrorum provinciae)
     Aug 25: 5.19 (from Qui deinde to inventus est)
     Sept 1: 5.19 (from Quo in tempore to subscriptione sua corroboravit)
     Sept 8: 5.19 (from Post haec reversus to facerent recipi)
     Sept 15: 5.19 (from Iuvit autem causam to Wilfridus episcopus)
     Sept 22: 5.19 (from Tum Bonifatius to honore reverti)
     Sept 29: 5.19 (from Qui cum Brittaniam to loqui exorsus est)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Aug 21 Judges 8:24-35
     Aug 28 Judges 9:1-10
     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:
     Aug 21 De Civitate Dei 2.21f,  from "Quam ob rem cur non..." to end.
     Aug 28 De Civitate Dei 2.22a, through "...metu subditi ministrarent."
     Sep 4 - No Assignment-Labor 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
     Aug 21 Gesta Tancredi 95.6-96.3
     Aug 28 Gesta Tancredi 96.4-96.9
     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
     Aug 21 De Doctrina Christiana 1.9.9
     Aug 28 De Doctrina Christiana 1.10.10
     Sep 4 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Aug. 20: "Attila in Italy," pp. 119-120,
         from "Igitur dum eius...." to "... debita mitterent."
     Aug. 27: "Conflictus Veris et Hiemis," p. 320, to "... modulamine versus."
     Sept. 3 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 10: "Attila in Italy," p. 120, from  "Ferebatur...." to the end.




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:
     Aug 20 - p. 170, 6-23
         (se minimum . . . . . primum peruenit.)
     Aug 27 - p. 170, 24 - 171, 7
         ("Filius uel . . . . . exsecare coactus est.)
     Sep 3 - no assignment (Labor Day, US)
     Sep 10 - p. 171, 8-22
         (nihilominus, . . . . sibilareque coeperunt:)
     Sep 17 - p. 171, 23 - 172, 6
         ("nunc te . . . . . reptare vidit.)
     Sep 24 - p. 172, 7-23
         (deorsum . . . . . aliter.)
     Oct 1 - p. 172, 24 - 173, 8
         ("ego euanescam," . . . . . destiterunt.)
     Oct 8 - p. 173, 9-19
         (nani, . . . . emittam!")
     Oct 15 - p. 173, 20 - 174, 4
         (itaque id fecit, . . . . respirare potuerunt.)
     Oct 22 - p. 174, 5-19
         (ibi per tempus . . . . . modo mussabant.)
     Oct 29 - p. 174, 20 - 3rd line fr. bot.
         (bene penitus . . . . . cibi fuisset.)
     Nov 5 - p. 174, 2nd line fr. bot. - 175, 11
         (cuius nihil . . . . . Thorinus," rogauit.)
     Nov 12 - p. 175, 12-27
         (ualde . . . . . abstulerant.)
     Nov 19 - p. 175, 28 - 176, 10
         (homines, . . . . creuerant, errabant.)
     Nov 26 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, US)
     Dec 3 - p. 176, 11 - 5th line fr. bot.
         (saepissime . . . . . hostes eorum.)
     Dec 10 - p. 176, 4th line fr. bot. - 177, 15
         (fuit quoque . . . . . traherentur.)
     Dec 17, 24, 31 - no assignments
     Jan 7 - p. 177, 16-bottom
         (rex ad Thorinum, . . . . manserit.")
     Jan 14 - p. 178, 1-bottom
         tum dryades . . . . . monstrauit.)



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:
     2019.08.17 -- p. 81 (Harry says Voldemort's name)
     2019.08.24 -- p. 82 (Harry buys sweets and treats Ron)
     2019.08.31 -- p. 83 (Dumbledore's Rana Socolata card mentions Flamel)
     2019.09.07 -- p. 84 (Neville seeks his lost toad)
     2019.09.14 -- p. 85 (Hermione seeks fellow magic nerds but finds Harry and Ron)
     2019.09.21 -- p. 86 (the House system at Hogwarts)
     2019.09.28 -- p. 87 (Draco, Crabbe and Goyle come in)
     2019.10.05 -- p. 88 (Scabbers bites Goyle)
     2019.10.12 -- p. 89 (gossip about the Malfoy family)
     2019.10.19 -- p. 90-91 (arrival at Hogwarts)



Group: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (LapisFast)
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>
     2019.08.17 -- p. 246
     2019.08.24 -- p. 247
     2019.08.31 -- p. 248-9 : The End!




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:
     Aug. 20: Caput 7 EX, TR (Livy)
     Aug. 27: Caput 7 SA, TR (Catullus)
     Sept. 3 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 10: Caput 8 EX, TR
     Sept. 17: Caput 8 SA
     Sept. 24: Caput 9 EX, TR (Seneca)



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:
     Aug. 20: Caput 27 PD, LT (Martial 8.51 & Apicus)
     Aug. 27: Caput 27 SA, TR ((Catullus 49)
     Sept. 3 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 10: Caput 28 EX, LT (Sulpicia)
     Sept. 17: Caput 28 PD, LT (Martial 13.30 & 14.208, Apicus)
     Sept. 24: Caput 28 SA, TR (Martial 7.3 & 6.11.9-10)



Group: Wheelock's Drahy (Drahy)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: Exercises from Wheelock's Latin
Assignments:
     Aug. 27: Caput 27 EX
     Sept. 24: Caput 28 EX
     Oct. 15:  Caput 29 EX
     Nov. 5: Caput 30 EX
     Dec. 10:  Caput 31 EX



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Phoenix)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Aug. 20: Caput 36 PD, LT (Martial 2.7 & Catullus)
     Aug. 27: Caput 36 SA, TR (Martial 1.16, 9.81, & 1.63, and Catullus)
     Sept. 3 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 10: Caput 37 EX, TR (Martial 2.71 and Petronius)
     Sept. 17: Caput 37 PD, LT (Cicero & Florus)
     Sept. 24: Caput 37 SA, LT (Martial 14.39 & 14.56, and Cicero)



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:
     Aug 18 Assignment 65 Ex 4.37 Dido and Aeneas (3) 8 lines, Ex 4.38
     Aug 25 Assignment 66 Ex 4.39 Ex 4.40 Dido (4) 10 lines



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:
     Aug 18 Book 2 7.1-7.4, 7.5 first paragraph
     Aug 25 7.5 rest, 7.6-7.8
     Sep 1  7.9-7.12
     Sep 8  7.13-7.16



Group: Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati (LALI 2017)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: translating the Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati sections
Assignments:
     Aug 18 xlviii pro cras 8 lines
     Aug 25 xlix issa 14 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:
     Aug 20 - cap. 25, 89-144; ex. 7 , 8
     Aug 27 - cap. 25, 145-156; ex. 10 , 11
     Sep 3 - no assignment - Labor Day (US)
     Sep 10 - cap. 26, 1-31, ex. 3 (1-6)
     Sep 17 - cap. 26, 1-31, ex. 1 , 3 (7-10)
     Sep 24 - cap. 26, 1-31, ex. 2
     Oct 1 - cap. 26, 32-82, ex. 6 (1-7)



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:
     Aug 15 - cap. 46, reread 215-305; ex. 6 ; 7
     Aug 22 - cap. 46, 306-331; ex. 11 (1-3)
     Aug 29 - no assignment (Labor Day, US)
     Sep 5 - cap. 46, 332-361; ex. 11 (4-8)
     Sep 12 - cap. 46, 361-391 [to "fieret:"] ; ex. 11 (9-14)
     Sep 19 - cap. 46, 391-421; ex. 11 (15-19)
     Sep 26 - cap. 46, 422-448; ex. 11 (20-23)
     Oct 3 - cap. 46, 449-477; ex. 9 ; 11 (24-26)
     Oct 10 - cap. 46, reread 306-477 (!!); ex. 10


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