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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 14:26:05 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for September 20th, 2020


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Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 22: XII, 238-256, from "Talibus incensa...," to "... in nubila fugit,"
         in which Juturna sends a sign to back up her words.
     Sept. 29: XII, 257-276, from "Tum veroa...," to "... effundit harena,"
         in which the Rutulians break the truce.
     Oct. 6: XII, 277-297, from "At fratres...," to "... calentia membra,"
         in which we have more instances of truce-breaking.
     Oct. 13: XII, 297-317, from "Obvius ambustum...," to "...iam mihi sacra,"
         in which Aeneas tries to calm things down.
     Oct. 20 -- Fall Break
     Oct. 27: XII, 318-340, from "Has inter voces,..," to "... calcatur harena,"
         in which Turnus rides again to war.
     Nov. 3: XII, 341-361, from "Iamque neci...," to "... moenia condunt,"
         in which Turnus kills someone.
     Nov. 10: XII, 362-382, from "Huic comitem...," to "... reliquit harenae,"
         in which Turnus keeps on killing people.
     Nov. 17 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 24 -- Thanksgiving



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 22: "De Presbytero Provinciae...," pp. 133-134,
         to "... laxare non valuit."
     Sept. 29: "The Founding of Conca...," p. 331,
         from "Tum rex...." to the end.
     Oct. 6: "De Presbytero Provinciae...," p. 134,
         from "Coepit igitur...." to the end.
     Oct. 13: "The Lily," p. 332.
     Oct. 20 -- Fall Break
     Oct. 27: "Gregorius Candido Presbytero...," p. 135
     Nov. 3: "Walter and Hiltgunde," pp. 332-333, to "...vibrata micabat."
     Nov. 10: "Gregorius Desiderio Episcopo Galliae," pp. 135-136,
          to ... ipse considera."
     Nov. 17 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 24 -- Thanksgiving



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:
     Act 1 scene 1: lines 450-462:  24th. September
     Act 1 scene 2: lines 450-462:  1st. October



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 XVII:  Helene Paridi: lines: 1-20:  25th. September
     Poem XVII:  Helene Paridi: lines: 21-40: 2nd. October




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 22A  lines 17-32:   24th. September
     Book II Elegy 22A  lines 33-42:   1st October
     Book II Elegy 22B lines 43-50:    also 1st October



Group: St. Augustine's De Haeresibus (De Haeresibus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
     Liber: paragraph 9-11:   22nd. September
     Liber: paragraph 12-17:  29th. 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 I:
         21 September: ll. 627-636
         28 September: ll. 637-646



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 II:
         21 September: Epigrams 77 & 78
         28 September: Epigrams 79, 89, 81



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
     XXVIII: After Sulla’s Death, ll. 14-end: 21 September
     XXIX: Pompey and the Pirates, ll. 1- 16 [ends with ut lateret]: 28 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 XV:
          At Venusia:
              21 September: pp. 86-87, ll. 18-35 [At Drusilla ... faciendum sit]
              28 September: p. 87. ll. 36-49 [Dum haec ... se receipt]



Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
          On ensuring loyalty of ones one mistrusts:
              sections: 4-7: 21 September
          On ensuring the camp's safety
              sections 1-2: 28 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:
         44: 21 September
         45: 28 September



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         Story 27: 21 September
         Story 28: 28 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 9:
         letter 32: 21 September
         33 sections 1-4: 28 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 21 5.37.3-7
     Sep 28 5.37.8-38.4
     Oct 5 5.38.5-10
     Oct 12 5.39.1-5
     Oct 19 5.39.6-11
     Oct 26 5.39.12-40.3



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 21 21.7.1-7
     Sep 28 21.7.8-8.4
     Oct 5 21.8.5-9
     Oct 12 21.8.10-9.3
     Oct 19 21.9.4-10.5
     Oct 26 21.10.6-10



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 21 Nero 38.2-39.1
     Sep 28 Nero 39.2-3
     Oct 5 Nero 40.1-3
     Oct 12 40.4-41.1
     Oct 19 41.2-42.1
     Oct 26 42.2-43.1



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 21 2.25
     Sep 28 2.26.1-27.1
     Oct 5 2.27.2-28.2



Group: Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Sep 21 Chapter IX (from Pliny Book IX)
     Sep 28 Chapter X (from Pliny Book IX)
     Oct 5 Chapter XI (from Pliny Book IX)
     Oct 12 Chapter XII (from Pliny Book IX)
     Oct 19 Chapter XIII (From Pliny Book IX)
     Oct 26 Chapter XIV (From Pliny Book XIII)



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Sep 20 Cato 2.1-4
     Sep 27 Cato 3.1-3
     Oct 04 Cato 3.4-5  (Finis)



Group: Lactantius’ De mortibus persecutorum (Lactantius Persecutors)
Text: posted
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     9/20: 7.5-8
     9/27: 7.9-12
     10/4: 8.1-3
     10/11: 8.4-7
     10/18: 9.1-6
     10/25: 9.7-12
     11/1: 10.1-3
     11/8: 10.4-6
     11/15: 11.1-4
     11/22: 11.5-8
     11/29: 12
     12/6: 13
     12/13: 14.1-4
     12/20: 14.5-7



Group: The Satires of Persius (Persius)
Text: posted, and http://thelatinlibrary.com/persius.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     9/20: V: 171-184
     9/27: V: 185-191 [END]
     10/4: VI: 1-11
     10/11: VI: 12-24
     10/18: VI: 25-36
     10/25: VI: 37-49
     11/1: VI: 50-60
     11/8: VI: 61-80   (Finis!)



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:
     9/20: 2.14.4-6
     9/27: 2.14.7-9
     10/4: 2.14.10-12
     10/11: 2.14.13-15
     10/18: 2.14.16-18
     10/25: 2.15.1-3



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     9/20: VII: 845-865 [END]
     9/27: VIII: 1-10
     10/4: VIII: 11-27
     10/11: VIII: 28-46
     10/18: VIII: 47-63
     10/25: VIII: 64-80



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     9/20: 5.24 (from Haec de historia to dulce habui)
     9/27: 5.24 (from Nono decimo to beati Hieronimi exceptas)
     10/4: 5.24 (from In Ezram to excepto evangelio)
     10/11: 5.24 (from Item librum epistularum to libellis duobus)
     10/18: 5.24 (from Historiam ecclesiasticam to ante faciem tuam) (Finis!)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Sep 23 First Letter of Peter 2:1-12
     Sep 30 First Letter of Peter 2:13-25
     Oct 7 First Letter of Peter 3:1-11
     Oct 14 First Letter of Peter 3:12-22
     Oct 21 First Letter of Peter 4:1-10
     Oct 28 First Letter of Peter 4:11-19
     Nov 4 First Letter of Peter 5:1-7
     Nov 11 First Letter of Peter 5:8-14
     Nov 18 Second Letter of Peter 1:1-10
     Nov 25 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 2 Second Letter of Peter 1:11-21
     Dec 9 Second Letter of Peter 2:1-11
     Dec 16 Second Letter of Peter 2:12-22
     Dec 23 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 30 No Assignment - New Year's



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 23 De Civitate Dei 3.14b, from, "Nam et hoc plus quam…"
         through to, "...cum laude fleuerunt."
     Sep 30 De Civitate Dei 3.14c, from, "Ergo sponso a fratre..."
         through. "...ipse instituerat dicere."
     Oct 7 De Civitate Dei 3.14d, from, "Mihi huc usque..."
         through, "...potuit esse certamen?"
     Oct 14 De Civitate Dei 3.14e, from, "An ideo diuersum fuit,"
         through, "...Roma prouidentissime crederetur."
     Oct 21 De Civitate Dei 3.14f, from, "Displicuerat enim et Alba," to end
     Oct 28 De Civitate Dei 3.15a,  through, "...non nisi lunae fine contingit."
     Nov 4 De Civitate Dei 3.15b, from, "Satis et Cicero…"
         through, "...iactatum diffamatumque monstraret."
     Nov 11 De Civitate Dei 3.15c, from, "In Hortensio uero dialogo..."
         through, "...Tarquinius ipse sucessit."
     Nov 18 De Civitate Dei 3.15d, from, "Hunc illi dii nefarium..."
         through, "...siuit intrare redeuntem."
     Nov 25 - No Assignment-Thanksgiving
     Dec 2 De Civitate Dei 3.15e, from, "At ille post bella grauissima," to end
     Dec 9 De Civitate Dei 3.16a, through, "...ferent ea facta minores."
     Dec 16 De Civitate Dei 3.16b, from, "Quomodo libet,"
         through, "...ciuis carere iuberetur."
     Dec 23 - No Assignment-Christmas
     Dec 30 - No Assignment-New Year's



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Sep 23 Gesta Tancredi 126.1-126.7
     Sep 30 Gesta Tancredi 126.8-127.7
     Oct 7 Gesta Tancredi 127.8-127.13
     Oct 14 Gesta Tancredi 128.1-129.5
     Oct 21 Gesta Tancredi 129.6-129.14
     Oct 28 Gesta Tancredi 129.15-130.6
     Nov 4 Gesta Tancredi 131.1-131.6
     Nov 11 Gesta Tancredi 132.1-132.7
     Nov 18 Gesta Tancredi 132.8-133.4
     Nov 25 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 2 Gesta Tancredi 133.5-133.12
     Dec 9 Gesta Tancredi 134.1-134.7
     Dec 16 Gesta Tancredi 134.8-135.8
     Dec 23 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 30 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 23 De Doctrina Christiana 1.40.48 End of Book 1!
     Sep 30 De Doctrina Christiana 2.1.1
     Oct 7 De Doctrina Christiana 2.1.2
     Oct 14 De Doctrina Christiana 2.2.3
     Oct 21 De Doctrina Christiana 2.3.4a,
         through, "...sed etiam significantem sonum."
     Oct 28 De Doctrina Christiana 2.3.4b,
         from, "Sed haec omnia signa..." to the end.
     Nov 4 De Doctrina Christiana 2.4.5
     Nov 11 De Doctrina Christiana 2.5.6
     Nov 18 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.7a,
         through, "...investigata plerumque vilescunt."
     Nov 25 No Assignment - Thanksgiving (US)
     Dec 2 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.7b,  "Quid enim est,"
         to "...et sterilis non est in illis?
     Dec 9 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.7c, from "Num aliud homo..." to end.
     Dec 16 De Doctrina Christiana 2.6.8
     Dec 23 No Assignment - Christmas
     Dec 30 No Assignment - New Year's Day



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. 22: Caput 9 EX
     Sept. 29: Caput 9 SA
     Oct. 6: Caput 9 TR
     Oct. 13: Caput 10 EX
     Oct. 20: Caput 10 SA
     Oct. 27: Caput 10 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:
     Sept. 22: Caput 27 EX, TR (Terence)
     Sept. 29: Caput 27 SA, TR (Catullus)
     Oct. 6: Caput 28 EX, TR (Martial)
     Oct. 13: Caput 28 SA
     Oct. 20: Caput 28 TR (Isidore)
     Oct. 27: Caput 29 EX, TR (Cicero)



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:
     Sep 22 10.37 "Plotting Against Caesar" 2 paragraphs 14 lines -10.38
     Sep 29 10.39-10.40 "Death on the Ides" 16 lines 3 paragraphs
     Oct 6 11.1 "Antony and Octavian" -11.2 "Actium"



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 22 - p. 195, 18 - bottom
         (rursus cum . . . . . atterebantur.)
     Sep 29 - p. 196, entire page
         ("hoc est . . . . . inueniri.)
     Oct 6 - p. 197, "0"-16
         (CAPVT DECIMVM ..... ei placuit.)
     Oct 13 - p. 197, 17 - 198, 11 [mid. par.]
         (gubernatoribus ..... ad Montem).)
     Oct 20 - 198, 11-26
         (paludes ..... nesciuit Bilbo.)
     Oct 27 - p. 198, 27 - 199, 10 [mid. par.]
         (qui solum ..... nequaquam uideri posset.)
     Nov 3 - p. 199, 10 - 23 [mid. par.]
         (Bilbo solum a ..... tranquillum formauit.)



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:
     Sep 22 - cap. 30, 86-158, ex. 8 ; 11 (1-9)
     Sep 29 - cap. 30, 86-158, ex. 9 ; 11 (10-15) ; 13
     Oct 6 - cap. 30, 86-158, ex. 10 ; 12 (4-10, 13-15)
     Oct 13 - cap. 31, 1-58, ex. 1 ; 3 (1-6)
     Oct 20 - cap. 31, 1-58, ex. 2 ; 3 (7-13)
     Oct 27 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 4 ; 6 (1-5)
     Nov 3 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 5 ; 6 (6-11)
     Nov 10 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 7 ; 10 (1-5)
     Nov 17 - no assignment (Thanksgiving, US)
     Nov 24 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 8 ; 10 (6-12)
     Dec 1 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 9 ; 11 ; 12
     Dec 8 - cap. 32, 1-59, ex. 1
     Dec 15 - cap. 32, 1-59, ex. 2
     Dec 22, 29, Jan 5 - no assignments



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:
     Sep 24 - cap. 50, 48-84; ex. 2 (6-9)
     Oct 1 - cap. 50, 84-106; ex. 2 (10-11)
     Oct 8 - cap. 50, 107-128; ex. 1 ; 2 (12-14)
     Oct 15 - cap. 50, 129-167; ex. 4 (1-5)
     Oct 22 - cap. 50, 168-205; ex. 4 (6-11)
     Oct 29 - cap. 50, 206-246; ex. 4 (12-20)
     Nov 5 - cap. 50, 247-275; ex. 3 ; 4 (21-23)
     Nov 12 - cap. 50, 276-313; ex. 6 (1-7)
     Nov. 19 - cap. 50, 314-353; ex. 6 (8-10)
     Nov. 26 - no assignment (Thanksgiving U.S.)
     Dec. 3 - cap. 50, 354-383; ex. 5 ; 6 (11-14)
     Dec. 10  - no assignment
     Dec. 17 - cap. 50, 384-420; ex. 8 (1-8)
     Dec. 24 - no assignment
     Dec. 31 - 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:
     Sep 22 - cap. 7, grammatica, ex. 11
     Sep 29 - cap. 8, 1-35, ex. 2 (1-5), 3, 4
     Oct 6 - cap. 8, 1-35, ex. 1, 2 (6-11)
     Oct 13 - cap. 8, 36-82, ex. 5, 7 (1-6)
     Oct 20 - cap. 8, 36-82, ex. 6, 7 (7-10)
     Oct 27 - cap. 8, 83-133, ex. 8, 10, 12
     Nov 3 - cap. 8, 83-133, ex. 9, 11, 13
     Nov 10 - cap. 8, grammatica, ex. 14, 15



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:
     Sep 24 - cap. 28, Pensum C
     Oct 1 - cap. 29, Pensum C
     Oct 8 - cap. 30, Pensum C
     Oct 15 - cap. 31, Pensum C
     Oct 22 - cap. 32, Pensum C
     Oct 29 - cap. 33, Pensum C
     Nov 5 - cap. 34, Pensum C
     Nov 12 - cap. 35, Pensum C


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