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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2021 18:21:46 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for September 2nd, 2021


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Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     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 121-141:          3rd. September
     Poem XX: Acontius Cydippae: Lines 142-160:        10th. September



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 4 lines:1-10:               2nd. September
     Book III Elegy 4 lines:11-22:              9th September



Group: St. Augustine's De Haeresibus (De Haeresibus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Epilogue paragraph 3[to 'debere recipere.'  16 lines]:  7th. September



Group: Terence (Terence)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Act 1: lines  67-85:    2nd. September
     Act 1: lines  86-:    9th. September



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:
         6 September: ll. 571-584
         13 September: ll. 585-600
         20 September: ll. 601-614
         27 September: ll. 615-630


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:
          6 September: Epigrams 70&71
          13 September: Epigram 72
          20 September: Epigrams 73&74
          27 September: Epigrams 75&76



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 LII The killing of Remus: 6 September
     Section LIII Servius Tullius: 13 September
     Section LIV The Murder of Tullius: 20 September
     Section LV Aeneas' Shield: 26 September



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 XXI To Fundi:
         p.118, ll. 1-16: 6 September
         pp. 118-119, ll. 17-31: 13 September
         p. 119, ll. 32-46: 20 September
         pp 119-120, ll. 47-59: 26 September


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber IV:
         De Continentia
             sections 6-1: 6 September
             sections 14-15: 13 September
         De Justice
             sections All: 20 September
         De Constantia:
             sections 1-4: 27 September



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 92: 6 September
         section 93: 13 September
         section 94: 20 September
         section 95: 27 September



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber IV:
         Story 2 The difference between disease and defect
             sections 6-11: 6 September
             sections 12-end: 13 September
         Story 4 On Dowries (all): 20 September
         Story 5 The treachery of Etruscan diviners
             Sections 1-5: 27 September



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 53-54: 6 September
         letters 55-56: 13 September
         letter 57 : 20 September
         letter 58 (sections 1-5): 27 September



Group: Scriptores Historiae Augustae (SHA) (Hadrian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Aelius Verus by Aelius Spartianus:
         Section VII: 6 September
     Antoninus Pius by Julius Capitolinus:
         Section I: 13 September
         Section II: 20 September
         Section III: 27 September



Group: Livy Early Rome (LivyER)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 6 6.3.10-4.5
     Sep 13 6.4.6-10
     Sep 20 6.4.11-5.5
     Sep 27 6.5.6-6.1



Group: Livy  Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 6 21.32.8-13
     Sep 13 21.33.1-7
     Sep 20 21.33.8-34.3
     Sep 27 21.34.4-9



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 6 Otho 8.3-9.2
     Sep 13 Otho 9.3-10.1
     Sep 20 Otho 10.2-11.2
     Sep 27 Otho 12



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Tacitus Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 6 2.86.4-87.2
     Sep 13 2.88-89.1
     Sep 20 2.89.2-91.2
     Sep 27 2.91.3-92.2



Group: Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Sep 6 2.89-90
     Sep 13 2.91
     Sep 20 2.92
     Sep 27 2.93



Group: Poetry of Claudian (Claudian)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     9/5: II:326-342
     9/12: II:343-360
     9/19: II:361-372 (End of Book II)
     9/26: III:1-17
     10/3: III:18-32
     10/10: III:33-54
     10/17: III:55-66
     10/24: III:67-79
     10/31: III:80-96
     11/7: III:97-110
     11/14: III:111-123
     11/21: III:124-136
     11/28: III:137-158
     12/5: III:159-178
     12/12: III:179-192a
     BREAK until  1/16: 192b-209



Group: De Excidio et conquestu Britanniae (Gildas)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept 19: First assignment due, check mailing list



Group: Bede’s Vitae sanctorum abbatum (Bede Abbots)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Sep 19: starting a commentary on the book of Tobit, check mailing list




Group: Lactantius’ De mortibus persecutorum (Lactantius Persecutors)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     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:
     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:
     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
     Sep 8 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)
     Sep 15 1 Kings 5:1-9
     Sep 22 1 Kings 5:10-18
     Sep 29 1 Kings 6:1-13
     Oct 6 1 Kings 6:14-26
     Oct 13 1 Kings 6:27-38
     Oct 20 1 Kings 7:1-10
     Oct 27 1 Kings 7:11-20
     Nov 3 1 Kings 7:21-30
     Nov 10 1 Kings 7:31-40
     Nov 17 1 Kings 7:41-51
     Nov 24 - No Assignment
     Dec 1 1 Kings 8:1-11
     Dec 8 1 Kings 8:12-22
     Dec 15 1 Kings 8:23-33
     Dec 22 - No Assignment
     Dec 29 - No Assignment



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:
     Sep 8 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)
     Sep 15 De Civitate Dei 3.31c, from, "Eodem rursus aestu…" to end.
     Sep 22 De Civitate Dei 4.1a, through "...diuina praebetur auctoritas."
     Sep 29 De Civitate Dei 4.1 b, from "Haec non ex nostra..." to the end.
     Oct 6 De Civitate Dei 4.2a, through, "...ad Caesarem Augustum."
     Oct 13 De Civitate Dei 4.2b, from, "Quid, si commemorare..."
         through, "...perniciosa conprimeret."
     Oct 20 De Civitate Dei 4.2c, from, "Promiseram etiam me..." to the end.
     Oct 27 De Civitate Dei 4.3a, through, "...conscientia securum."
     Nov 3 De Civitate Dei 4.3b, from, "Nescio utrum quisquam..." to the end.
     Nov 10 De Civitate Dei 4.4
     Nov 17 De Civitate Dei 4.5a through "...uice uaporis euanescit."
     Nov 24 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 1 De Civitate Dei 4.5b, from, "Quid enim interest eorum…" to the end.
     Dec 8 De Civitate Dei 4.6a through, "...continua possessione firmauit. "
     Dec 15 De Civitate Dei 4.6b, from "Domitis igitur proximis..." to the end.
     Dec 22 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 29 No Assignment - New Year's holiday



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Sep 8 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)
     Sep 15 Gesta Tancredi 147.3-147.9
     Sep 22 Gesta Tancredi 147.10-148.6
     Sep 29 Gesta Tancredi 148.7-148.13
     Oct 6 Gesta Tancredi 148.14-149.4
     Oct 13 Gesta Tancredi 149.5-150.5
     Oct 20 Gesta Tancredi 150.6-150.12
     Oct 27 Gesta Tancredi 150.13-150.19
     Nov 3 Gesta Tancredi 151.1-151.7
     Nov 10 Gesta Tancredi 151.8-151.13
     Nov 17 Gesta Tancredi 152.1-152.7
     Nov 24 - No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 1 Gesta Tancredi 152.8-152.13
     Dec 8 Gesta Tancredi 152.14-152.20
     Dec 15 Gesta Tancredi 152.21-152.26
     Dec 22 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 29 No Assignment - New Year's Day



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
     Sep 8 No Assignment - Labor Day (US)
     Sep 15 De Doctrina Christiana 2.17.27b,
         from, "Quibus postea dicit..." to the end.
     Sep 22 De Doctrina Christiana 2.18.28
     Sep 29 De Doctrina Christiana 2.19.29
     Oct 6 De Doctrina Christiana 2.20.30
     Oct 13 De Doctrina Christiana 2.20.31
     Oct 20 De Doctrina Christiana 2.21.32a,
         through, "...aut possidendum petiverat."
     Oct 27 De Doctrina Christiana 2.21.32b,
         from, "Nam ubi vacabat..." to the end.
     Nov 3 De Doctrina Christiana 2.22.33
     Nov 10 De Doctrina Christiana 2.22.34
     Nov 17 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.35a,
         through, "...perniciosissimi erroris."
     Nov 24 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 1 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.35b,
         from, "Hoc genus fornicationis..." to the end.
     Dec 8 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.36a,
         through, "...curam pertinent."
     Dec 15 De Doctrina Christiana 2.23.36b,
         from, "Quae non sunt..." to the end.
     Dec 22 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 29 No Assignment - New Year's




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
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/argus
Assignments:
      Sep 2 - no assignment
      Sep 9 - caput 7, TR
      Sep 16 - caput 8, EX
      Sep 23 - caput 8, SA
      Sep 30 - caput 8, TR
      Oct 7 - caput 9, EX
      Oct 14 - caput 9, SA
      Oct 21 - caput 9, TR
      Oct 28 - caput 10, EX
      Nov 4 - caput 10, SA
      Nov 11 - caput 10, TR
      Nov 18 - caput 11, EX
      Nov 25 - no assignment
      Dec 2 - caput 11 SA
      Dec 9 - caput 11, TR
      Dec 16 - caput 12, EX
      Dec 23 through Jan 6 - no assignments
      Jan 13 - caput 12, SA
      Jan 20 - caput 12, TR
      Jan 27 - caput 13, EX
      Feb 3 - caput 13, SA
      Feb 10 - caput 14, EX
      Feb 17 - caput 14, SA
      Feb 24 - caput 14, 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:
     Sept. 7 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 14: Caput 24 EX
     Sept. 21: Caput 24 SA
     Sept. 28: Caput 24 TR
     Oct. 5: Caput 25 EX
     Oct. 12: Caput 25 SA
     Oct. 19: Caput 25 TR
     Oct. 26: Caput 26 EX
     Nov. 2: Caput 26 SA, TR
     Nov. 9: Caput 27 EX
     Nov. 16 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 23 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 30: Caput 27 SA
     Dec. 7 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 14: Caput 27 TR
     Dec. 21 -- Christmas
     Dec. 28 -- New Year's



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:
     Sep 7 Assignment 38 Ex 8.30-8.31



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:
     Sept 2  Ex 2.15-2.17 "Devotio"
     Sept 9  Ex 2.18-2.20
     Sept 16 Ex 2.21-2.23 "Agesilaus and Tissaphernes"
     Sept 23 Ex 2.24-2.26 "Epaminodas"



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:
     Sep 7 - no assignment
     Sep 14 - p. 218, 14 - end
         (cito, horrentes ..... tendens.)
     Sep 21 - p. 219, line "0"-14
         (CAPVT DVODECIMVM ..... illius pertinebant.)
     Sep 28 - p. 219, 15 - 220, 4
         ("si uis ..... mecum uenit?")
     Oct 5 - p. 220, 5-22
         (chorum ..... exspectas.)
     Oct 12 - p. 220, 23 - 221, 10
         (post eum ..... progressus est.)
     Oct 19 - p. 221, 11-21
         ("nunc demum ..... uideor?" putauit.)
     Oct 26 - p. 221, 22 - 222, 2
         (ita fuit ..... umquam uidit.)
     Nov 2 - p. 222, 3-17
         (nihilominus is ..... iacebant.)
     Nov 9 - p. 222, 18 - 223, 4
         (Smaug iacebat ..... numerandum aspexit.)
     Nov 16 - p. 223, 5-19
         (per quod ..... nihil plura audiemus!")
     Nov 23 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, U.S.)



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:
     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:
      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:
      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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