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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2022 09:08:51 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for May 1, 2022


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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:
     May 3 "The Last of the Merovingians" pp. 153-4
     May 10 "Glory to God" pp. 348-9 stanzas 1-11
     May 17 "The Battle of Roncesvalles" pp. 154-5
     May 24 "Glory to God" p. 349 stanzas 11-21
     May 31 "Portrait of Charlemagne" pp 155-6 to "adsuescere suadebant."



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     May 23 6.17.5-8
     May 30 6.18.1-4



Group: Livy Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     May 23 21.48.10-49.5
     May 30 21.49.6-11



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     May 23 Vespasian 5.5-7
     May 30 Vespasian 6.1-3




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 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     May 23 3.19
     May 30 3.20(part)



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 2, 9, 16 no assignment
     May 23 2.164, 167
     May 30 2.168-9



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. 34-56: 2 May
     ll. 57-76: 9 May
     ll. 77-85: 16 May
     ll. 86-99: 23 May
     ll. 100-117: 30 May



Group: Eclogues (Vergil)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/verg.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Ecloga VI:
         ll. 1-20: 2 May
         ll. 21-40: 9 May
         ll. 41-60: 16 May
         ll. 61-73: 23 May
         ll. 74- end: 30 May



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:
         2 May: ll. 323-338
         9 May: ll. 339-356
         16 May: ll. 367-370
         23 May: ll. 371-386
         30 May: ll. 387-402



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 31&32: 2 May
          epigrams 33, 34,35: 9 May
          epigrams 36&37: 16 May
          epigrams 38&39: 23 May
          epigrams 40&41: 30 May



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:
         LXXI Cicero's Oration against Catalina, ll. 18-end: 2 May
         LXXII Cataline's Character, ll. 1-13: 9 May
         LXXII Cataline's Character, ll. 14-end: 16 May
         LXXIII Catullus' poems, Section A: 23 May
         LXXIII Catullus' poems, Section B: 30 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 XXIV In the Country:
         p.141, ll. 112-end: 2 May
     Caput XXV Return to Rome:
         p. 142, ll. 1-18: 9 May
         pp. 142-143, ll. 19-33: 16 May
         p. 143, ll. 34-51: 23 May
         pp. 143-144, ll. 52-63: 30 May



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 11: 2 May
     section 12: 9 May
     section 13: 16 May
     section 14: 23 May
     section 15: 30 May



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber V:
         Story 5: Hannibal plays a joke on King Antiochus: 2 May
         Story 6: On military crowns, sections 1-10: 9 May
         Story 6: Military crowns again, sections 11-19: 16 May
         Story 6: The same, sections 20-end: 23 May
         Story 7: Explanation of the word 'persona': 30 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 10 Ad Traianum Imperatorem cum Eiusdem Responsis:
         letter 96, sections 8-end: 2 May
         letter 97: 9 May
         letter 98: 16 May
         letter 99: 23 May
         letters 100&101: 30 May



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA) (Hadrian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Marcus Antoninus by Julius Capitolinus:
         Section XIX, sections 1-6: 2 May
         Section XIX, sections 7-end: 9 May
         Section XX: 16 May
         Section XXI: 23 May
         Section XXII: parts 1-7: 30 May



Group: Poetry of Claudian (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 5/1/2022: START of the Carminum minorum opusculum:
         I. Ad Stilichonem, II. Descriptio portus Smyrnesis, III. Ad Aeternalem
     Assignment due 5/8/2022: IV. Descriptio armenti
     Assignment due 5/15/2022: V. Est in conspectu longe locus,
          VI. Rimanti telum ira facit, VII. De quadriga marmorea
     Assignment due 5/22/2022: VIII. De Polycaste et Perdicca,
         IX. De hystrice 1-16
     Assignment due 5/29/2022: IX. De hystrice 17-48
     Assignment due 6/5/2022: X. De birro castoreo, XI. In sepulchrum speciosae,
         XII. De balneis Quintianis quae in via posita errant,
         XIII. In podagrum qui carmina sua non stare dicebat,
         XIV. Ad Maximum qui ei mel misit, XV. De paupere amante, XVI. De eodem



Group: De Excidio et conquestu Britanniae (Gildas)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 5/1/2022: 13 itemque tandem ... deiecerat
     Assignment due 5/8/2022: 14 exin Britannia ... annos
     Assignment due 5/15/2022: 15 ob quarum ... liberavit
     Assignment due 5/22/2022: 15 quos... 16 ... transeunt
     Assignment due 5/29/2022: 17 itemque mittuntur ... moles




Group: Bede’s Commentary on Tobit (Bede Tobit)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 5/1/2022: Ligavit eum ... desiderat
     Assignment due 5/8/2022: Interea circa ... cognoverunt
     Assignment due 5/15/2022: Laetatus Raguel ... anima mea
     Assignment due 5/22/2022: Sunt autem ... accipunt
     Assignment due 5/29/2022: Et adiuravit ... tenebant



Group: Lactantius’ De mortibus persecutorum (Lactantius Persecutors)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 5/1/2022: 155-170 [end]




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 5/1/2022: 4.32.1-3
     Assignment due 5/8/2022: 4.32.4-5
     Assignment due 5/15/2022: 4.33.1-3
     Assignment due 5/22/2022: 4.33.4-6
     Assignment due 5/29/2022: 4.33.7-11




Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Assignment due 5/1/2022: IX:505-520
     Assignment due 5/8/2022: IX:521-547
     Assignment due 5/15/2022: IX:548-563
     Assignment due 5/22/2022: IX:564-579
     Assignment due 5/29/2022: IX:580-602



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     May 4 1 Kings 12:22-33
     May 11 1 Kings 13:1-11
     May 18 1 Kings 13:12-22
     May 25 1 Kings 13:23-34
     Jun 1 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 4 De Civitate Dei 4.11d,
         from "Si non pudet," through, "...alia concitari."
     May 11 De Civitate Dei 4.11e, from "Si autem dicitur omnes…" to end.
     May 18 De Civitate Dei 4.12
     May 25 De Civitate Dei 4.13
     Jun 1 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 4 De Doctrina Christiana 2.31.49
     May 11 De Doctrina Christiana 2.32.50
     May 18 De Doctrina Christiana 2.33.51
     May 25 De Doctrina Christiana 2.34.52
     Jun 1 No Assignment - Memorial Day (US)



Group: Milton's Samson Agonistes (Samson Agonistes)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: 
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nnc1.1002253399&view=1up&seq=190&skin=2021
Assignments:
     May 7: lines 131-157



Group: Valentius Flaccus Argonautica (Argonautica)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text:  https://latin.packhum.org/loc/1035/1/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     May 5:Argonautica Book 1 lines: 380-382:
         plus insert:  lines:  403 -410, and then lines: 383- 386:
         [ fifteen lines in all.]


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 III Elegy 15 lines 17-32:         5th. May



Group: Terence (Terence)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Act IV: lines  657-673:                5th. May



Group: Terence (Cicero Philippics)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Cicero Philippic I chapter 30:                5th. May



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Argus)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev., ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/argus
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two or three weeks
Assignments:
      May 5 - caput 17, SA
      May 12 - caput 17, TR
      May 19 - cap. 18, EX
      May 26 - no assignment
      June 2 - cap. 18, SA
      June 9 - cap. 18, TR
      June 16 - cap. 19, EX
      June 23 - cap. 19, SA
      June 30 - no assignment



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Davenport)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/davenport
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 3:  Caput 33 EX
     May 10: Caput 33 SA
     May 17: Caput 33 TR (Catullus)
     May 24: Caput 33 TR (Martial, Quintilian, Cicero)
     May 31 : no assignment



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:
     May 3 Assignment 67 Ex 9.37-9.38
     May 10 Assignment 68 Ex 9.39 Enter Scipio 13 lines
     May 17 Assignment 69 Ex 9.40 Hannibal and Scipio
         two paragraphs to line 14 "victum esse"
     May 24 Assignment 70 Ex 9.40 to end ; Ex 10.1
     May 31 Assignment 71 Ex 10.2-10.3



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:
     May 5 Ex 4.10 "Caesar's murder"
     May 12 Ex 4.11



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 3 - p. 233, 6-23
         ("semper intellexi," ..... concha remota!")
     May 10 - p. 233, 24 - 234, 7
         (postquam id ..... meliorem quassauit.)
     May 17 - p. 234, 8-19
         ("numquam dracones ..... scire cupiuerunt.)
     May 24 - p. 234, 20 - 235, 6
         (sed hobbitus ..... locos uolarent!")
     May 31 - no assignment (Memorial Day, U.S.)
     June 7 - p. 235, 7-19
         ("itaque, nuntium ..... cogitaret.")
     June 14 - p. 235, 20 - 236, 4
         ("esto, esto! ..... audacter faciant.)
     June 21 - p. 236, 4-20
         (dum loquebantur ..... audiuerimus.")
     June 28 - p. 236, 21 - 237, 2
         ("nescio, nescio ..... sedentes loquebantur.)



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 3 - cap. 17, 73-87, ex. 4, 6, 7 (6-11)
     May 10 - cap. 17, 88-104, ex. 5, 11 (1-3)
     May 17 - cap. 17, 105-130, ex. 8, 11 (4-8)
     May 24 - cap. 17, 131-152, ex. 10, 11 (9-13)
     May 31 - no assignment (Memorial Day, U.S.)
     June 7 - cap. 17, grammatica, ex. 9, 12 (5-10; 14-19)
     June 14 - cap. 18, 1-28, ex. 3 (1-9)
     June 21 - cap. 18, 29-47, ex. 1, 3 (10-12)
     June 28 - cap. 18, 48-61, ex. 2, 3 (13-14), 4
     July 5 - no assignment (Independence Day, U.S.)
     July 12 - cap. 18, 62-89, ex. 5, 11 (1-6)
     July 19 - cap. 18, 90-103, ex. 6, 7, 11 (7-9)
     July 26 - cap. 18, 104-118, ex. 8, 10, 11 (10-15)
     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)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos Slow)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/delos_slow
Assignments:
     May 5 - cap. 42, 56-84, ex. 2, 3 (13-18)
     May 12 - cap. 42, 85-113, ex. 6 (1-4)
     May 19 - cap. 42, 114-150, ex. 4, 6 (5-9)
     May 26 - no assignment
     Jun 2 - cap. 42, 151-173, ex. 5, 6 (10-14)
     Jun 9 - cap. 42, 174-206, ex. 10 (1-4)
     Jun 16 - cap. 42, 207-228, ex. 7, 10 (5-9)
     Jun 23 - cap. 42, 229-253, ex. 8, 9, 10 (10-16)
     Jun 30 - no assignment
     Jul 7 - cap. 42, 254-280, ex. 13 (1-5)
     Jul 14 - cap. 42, 281-302, ex. 11 (1-7), 13 (6-8)
     Jul 21 - cap. 42, 303-324, ex. 11 (8-14), 13 (9-12)
     Jul 28 - cap. 42, 325-353, ex. 12, 13 (13-16)
     Aug 4 - cap. 42, 354-377, ex. 15, 16 (1-7)
     Aug 11 - cap. 42, 378-393, ex. 14, 16 (7-11)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Delos Fast)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/delos_fast
Assignments:
     May 5 - cap. 44, 159-201, ex. 8 (1-9)
     May 12 - cap. 44, 202-246, ex. 8 (10-16)
     May 19 - cap. 44, 247-286, ex. 11 (1-7)
     May 26 - no assignment
     June 2 - cap. 44, 287-333, ex. 11 (8-15)
     June 9 - cap. 44, 334-406, ex. 15
     June 16 - cap. 44, 407-473, ex. 18



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Hora2)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
     May 3 - cap. 38, 181-213, ex. 8 , 9 , 10 (9-14)
     May 10 - cap. 39, 1-37, ex. 2 ; 3 (1-7)
     May 17 - cap. 39, 37-65, ex. 1 ; 3 (8-14)
     May 24 - cap. 39, 66-108, ex. 7 (1-7)
     May 31 - no assignment (Memorial Day, U.S.)
     June 7 - cap. 39, 108-132, ex. 4 ; 7 (8-12)
     June 14 - cap. 39, 133-156, ex. 5 ; 6 ; 7 (13-17)
     June 21 - cap. 39, 157-191, ex. 8 (1-10) ; 10 (1-4)
     June 28 - cap. 39, 192-217, ex. 10 (5-9)
     July 5 - no assignment (Independence Day, U.S.)
     July 12 - cap. 39, 217-234, ex. 9 ; 10 (10-12)
     July 19 - cap. 39, 235-285, ex. 13 (1-11)
     July 26 - cap. 39, 286-316, ex. 11 ; 12 ; 13 (12-17)
     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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