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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2021 10:53:42 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for August 1, 2021


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Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Aug. 3: XII, 908-918, from "Ac velut...," to "... aurigamve sororem,"
         in which Turnus is baulked.
     Aug. 10: XII, 919-927, from "Cunctanti telum...," to "... poplite Turnus,"
         in which Aeneas wounds Turnus.
     Aug. 17: XII, 928-938, from "Consurgunt gemitu...," to "... ne tende odiis,"
         in which we have Turnus' last words.
     Aug. 24: XII, 938-950, from "Stetit acer...," to the end of the Aeneid,
         in which Aeneas kills Turnus.  [Finis!]




Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Aug. 3: "Modus Leibinc," p. 341, stanza III
     Aug. 10: "The Story of Caedmon," pp. 144-145,
         from "Quod dum tempore...." to "... principium creaturarum."
     Aug. 17: "Modus Leibinc," pp. 341-342, stanzas IV and V.
     Aug. 24: "The Story of Caedmon," p. 145,
          from "Quo accepto responso...." to "... ac dignitatis transferri."
     Aug. 31: "Heriger," stanzas 1, 2 and 3, to "... mittere porcis."
     Sept. 6 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 13: "The Story of Caedmon," p. 145,
         from "Exsurgens...." to "... iubebatur compositum reddidit."
     Sept. 20: "Heriger," stanzas 4, 5 and 6,
         from "Vir ait falsus:" to "... non bibit unquam."
     Sept. 27: "The Story of Caedmon," pp. 145-146,
         from "Unde mox abbatissa...." to "... excitare curabat."
     Oct. 5: "Heriger," stanzas 7, 8 and 9,
         from "Mendax probaris...." to "... Atque recessit."
     Oct. 12:  "The Story of Caedmon," p. 146,
         from "Erat enim vir... to "... afferte mihi eucharistiam."
     Oct. 19: "Heriger," stanzas 10 and 11, from "Heriger illum...." to end.
     Oct. 26: "The Story of Caedmon," pp. 146-147,
         from "Qua accepta...." to end.



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 XX: Acontius Cydippae: Lines 41-60:        6th. August



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 2 lines  11-26              5th. August



Group: St. Augustine's De Haeresibus (De Haeresibus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Liber: paragraph  88[2]:                    3rd. August
     Liber: paragraph 88[3-5]                    10th. August



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 II:
         2 August: ll. 495-510
	9 August: ll. 511-524
	16 August: ll. 525-540
	23 August: ll. 541-556
	30 August: ll. 557-570



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 III:
          2 August: Epigram 63
	 9 August: Epigrams 64&65
	 16 August: Epigrams 66&67
	 23 August: Epigram 68
	 30 August: Epigram 69



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 XLVIII:
         Praefatio Annalium:
             First two paragraphs: 2 August
	    Second two paragraphs: 9 August
     Section XLIX: Aeneas in Latium (Ovid): 16 August
     Section L: Seven Hills of Rome: 23 August
     Section LI: Romulus founds Rome: 30 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=19
Comment: easy Latin
Assignments:
     Caput XX: To Sinuessa:
         p. 115: ll. 66-79: 2 August
	p. 116: ll. 80-93: 9 August
	p. 116: ll. 94-107: 16 August
	pp. 116-117: ll. 108-120: 23 August
	p. 117: ll. 121-end: 30 August


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber IV:
         De Disciplina
	    sections 40-43: 2 August
	    sections 44-46: 9 August
	De Effectu Disciplinae:
	    sections 1-4: 16 August
	    sections 5-9: 23 August
	De Continentia
	    sections 1-5: 30 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 III:
         section 87: 2 August
	section 88: 9 August
	section 89: 16 August
	section 90: 23 August
	section 91: 30 August


Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber IV:
         Story 1 (Favorinus again)
	    sections 5-9: 2 August
	    sections 10-13: 9 August
	    sections 14-17: 16 August
	    sections 18-end: 23 August
	Story 2 The difference between disease and defect
	    sections 1-5: 30 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 10 Ad Traianum Imperatorem cum Eiusdem Responsis:
         letters 43&44: 2 August
	letters 45&46: 9 August
	letters 47&48: 16 August
	letters 49&50: 23 August
	letters 51-51: 30 August



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA) (Hadrian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Aelius Verus by Aelius Spartianus:
         section 2: 2 August
         section 3: 9 August
         section 4: 16 August
         section 5: 23 August
         section 6: 30 August



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 2 no assignment
     Aug 9 6.2.10-3.2
     Aug 16 no assignment
     Aug 23 6.3.3-6
     Aug 30 6.3.7-4.3
     Sep 6 6.4.4-7



Group: Livy  Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
    Aug 2 no assignment
    Aug 9 21.31.1-8
    Aug 16 no assignment
    Aug 23 21.31.9-32.1
    Aug 30 21.32.2-7
    Sep 6 21.32.8-13



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 2 no assignment
     Aug 9 Otho 6
     Aug 16 no assignment
     Aug 23 Otho 7
     Aug 30 Otho 8.1-2
     Sep 6 Otho 8.3-9.2



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 2 no assignment
     Aug 9 2.83-84
     Aug 16 no assignment
     Aug 23 2.85
     Aug 30 2.86.1-3
     Sep 6 2.86.4-87.2



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Aug 2 no assignment
     Aug 9 2.46, 51, 53
     Aug 16 no assignment
     Aug 23 2.54, 56
     Aug 30 2.83, 85
     Sep 6 2.89-90



Group: Poetry of Claudian (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     8/1: II:260-272
     8/8: II:273-289
     8/15: II:290-306a
     8/22: II:306b-316
     8/29: II:317-325
     9/5: II:326-342
     9/12: II:343-360
     9/19: II:361-372 (End of Book II)
     9/26: III:1-17



Group: Bede’s Vitae sanctorum abbatum (Bede Abbots)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     8/1: Libellus Secundus 19 (Et post longos to sequential continent)
     8/8: Libellus Secundus 20 (Reverso autem domum to fuerat conderetur)
     8/15: Libellus Secundus 21 (Christi vero to affect residere)
     8/22: Libellus Secundus 22 (Erat autem to exitum diebus)
     8/29: Libellus Secundus 23 (Obiit autem to protectionis impendant) [Finis]



Group: Lactantius’ De mortibus persecutorum (Lactantius Persecutors)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     8/1: 31.4-6
     8/8: 32
     8/15: 33.1-4
     8/22: 33.5-8
     8/29: 33.9-11
     9/5: 34.1-3
     9/12: 34.4-5
     9/19: 35
     9/26: 36.1-3



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:
     8/1: 3.24.1-3
     8/8: 3.24.4-6
     8/15: 3.24.7-9
     8/22: 3.24.10-12
     8/29: 3.24.13-15
     9/5: 3.24.16-19
     9/12: 3.24.20-22
     9/19: 3.24.23-26
     9/26: 3.25.1-3



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     8/1: VIII:738-756
     8/8: VIII:757-776
     8/15: VIII:777-795
     8/22: VIII:796-808
     8/29: VIII:809-822
     9/5: VIII:823-842
     9/12: VIII:843-861
     9/19: VIII:862-884 (end of Book VIIII)
     9/26: IX:1-26



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Aug 4 1 Kings 3:11-20
     Aug 11 1 Kings 3:21-28
     Aug 18 1 Kings 4:1-11
     Aug 25 1 Kings 4:12-22
     Sep 1 1 Kings 4:23-34
     Sep 8 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 4 De Civitate Dei 3.29
     Aug 11 De Civitate Dei 3.30a,  through, "...natus est Christus."
     Aug 18 De Civitate Dei 3.30b, from, "Nam et ipse Augustus…" to the end.
     Aug 25 De Civitate Dei 3.31a, through, "... mala illa tribuisset."
     Sep 1 De Civitate Dei 3.31b,  from, "Multo autem..." through "... mirum."
     Sep 8 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 4 Gesta Tancredi 145.8-145.14
     Aug 11 Gesta Tancredi 145.15-145.21
     Aug 18 Gesta Tancredi 146.1-146.7
     Aug 25 Gesta Tancredi 146.8-146.14
     Sep 1 Gesta Tancredi 146.15-147.2
     Sep 8 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 4 De Doctrina Christiana 2.16.24b, from, "Ut ergo notitia…" to the end.
     Aug 11 De Doctrina Christiana 2.16.25a, thru, "...quibus constat elementa."
     Aug 18 De Doctrina Christiana 2.16.25b, from, "In hoc ergo…" to the end.
     Aug 25 De Doctrina Christiana 2.16.26
     Sep 1 De Doctrina Christiana 2.17.27a, thru, "...templo dedicarentur."
     Sep 8 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Argus)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev., ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two or three weeks
Assignments:
      Aug 5 - caput 6, SA
      Aug 12 - caput 6, TR
      Aug 19 - caput 7, EX
      Aug 26 - caput 7, SA
      Sep 2 - no assignment
      Sep 9 - caput 7, TR
      Sep 16 - caput 8, EX
      Sep 23 - caput 8, SA
      Sep 30 - caput 8, TR



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:
     Aug. 3: Caput 22 SA
     Aug. 10: Caput 22 TR
     Aug. 17: Caput 23 EX
     Aug. 24: Caput 23 SA
     Aug. 31: Caput 23 TR
     Sept. 7 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 14: Caput 24 EX
     Sept. 21: Caput 24 SA
     Sept. 28: Caput 24 TR



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. 3: Caput 39 TR (Nepos)
     Aug. 10: Caput 40 EX
     Aug. 17: Caput 40 SA
     Aug. 24: Caput 40 TR




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:
     Aug 3 Assignment 33 Ex 8.21 second paragraph  and Ex 8.22
     Aug 10 Assignment 34 Ex 8.23-8.24
     Aug 17 Assignment 35 Ex 8.25-8.26



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:
     Aug 5 Ex 2.6-2.7 Ritchie 16
     Aug 12 Ex 2.8-2.9 Ritchie 17
     Aug 19 Ex 2.10-2.12 "Romulus"




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 3 - p. 215, 4 lines fr. bot. to 216, 12
         (Bilbo ..... respondit:)
     Aug 10 - p. 216, 13-23
         ("dixistis ..... illius reptantes.)
     Aug 17 - p. 216, 24 - 217, 10
         ("cras ..... uaporantem!!!")
     Aug 24 - p. 217, 11-26
         (illa nocte ..... crepita! crepita!)
     Aug 31 - p. 217, 27 - 218, 13
         (subito Bilbo ..... apparuit.)
     Sep 7 - 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:
     Aug 3 - cap. 12, grammatica, ex. 17 (1-5) ; 18 (2-7) ; 19 (2-6) ; 20 (2-6)
     Aug 10 - cap. 13, 1-24, ex. 1, 3 (1-8)
     Aug 17 - cap. 13, 25-45, ex. 2, 3 (9-14), 4
     Aug 24 - cap. 13, 46-79, ex. 5, 8 (1-4)
     Aug 31 - cap. 13, 80-101, ex. 6, 7, 8 (5-12)
     Sep 7 - no assignment (Labor Day in U.S.)
     Sep 14 - cap. 13, 102-129, ex. 9, 11 (1-7), 13 (2-7)
     Sep 21 - cap. 13, 130-149, ex. 10, 11 (8-12), 12 (1-5)
     Sep 28 - cap. 14, 1-18, ex. 1, 3 (1-8)
     Oct 5 - cap. 14, 19-32, ex. 2, 3 (9-15)
     Oct 12 - cap. 14, 33-50, ex. 4, 6 (1-6)
     Oct 19 - cap. 14, 51-74, ex. 5, 6 (7-14)
     Oct 26 - cap. 14, 75-108, ex. 7, 10 (1-11)
     Nov 2 - cap. 14, 109-132, ex. 8. 9, 10 (12-15)
     Nov 9 - cap. 14, 'grammatica', ex. 11 (1-17)



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:
      Aug 5 - cap. 38, 130-147; ex. 6 ; 7 (12-15)
      Aug 12 - cap. 38, 148-180; ex. 10 (1-8)
      Aug 19 - cap. 38, 180-213; ex. 8 ; 9 ; 10 (9-14)
      Aug 26 - cap. 39, 1-37; ex. 2 ; 3 (1-7)
      Sep 2 - no assignment
      Sep 9 - cap. 39, 37-65; ex. 1 ; 3 (8-14)
      Sep 16 - cap. 39, 66-108; ex. 7 (1-7)
      Sep 23 - cap. 39, 108-132; ex. 4 ; 7 (8-12)
      Sep 30 - cap. 39, 133-156; ex. 5 ; 6 ; 7 (13-17)
      Oct 7 - cap. 39, 157-191; ex. 8 (1-10) ; 10 (1-4)
      Oct 14 - cap. 39, 192-217; ex. 10 (5-9)
      Oct 21 - cap. 39, 217-234; ex. 9 ; 10 (10-12)
      Oct 28 - cap. 39, 235-285; ex. 13 (1-11)
      Nov 4 - cap. 39, 286-316; ex. 11 ; 12 ; 13 (12-17)



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:
      Aug 5 - cap. 39, 192-234 ; ex. 10 (7-12)
      Aug 12 - cap. 39, 235-268; ex. 13 (1-6)
      Aug 19 - cap. 39, 269-316 ; ex, 13 (7-17)
      Aug 26 - cap. 40, 1-69 ; ex. 3
      Sep 2 - no assignment
      Sep 9 - cap. 40, 70-101 ; ex. 6 (1-7)
      Sep 16 - cap. 40, 102-150 ; ex. 6 (8-15)
      Sep 23 - cap. 40, 151-217 ; ex. 9
      Sep 30 - cap. 40, 218-250 ; ex. 13 (1-7)
      Oct 7 - cap. 40, 251-299 ; ex. 13 (8-17)

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