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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2020 13:31:14 -0700
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for August 4th, 2020


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Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     August 4: XII, 147-160, from "Qua visa est...," to "... volnere mentis,"
         in which Juno orders Juturna to try to rescue Turnus.
     August 11: XII, 161-174, from "Interea reges,..," to "... altaria libant,"
          in which sacrifices are made before the battle.
     August 18: XII, 175-186, from "Tum pius Aeneas..., to "... regna lacessent,"
          in which Aeneas begins to swear an oath.
     August 25: XII, 186-194, from "sin nostrum ...," to "...Lavinia nomen,"
         in which Aeneas concludes his oath.
     Sept. 1: XII, 195-215, from "Sic prior Aeneas,..," to "... lancibus aras,"
         in which Turnus swears in turn.
     Sept. 8 -- Labor Day



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 317-335:  6th. August
     Act 1 scene 1: lines 336-355:  13th. August



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 XVI: Paris Helenae: lines- 241-258:  7th. August
     Poem XVI: Paris Helenae: lines- 259-278:  14th. 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 II Elegy 19  lines 1-16:   6th. August
     Book II Elegy 19  lines 17-32: 13th. 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 I:
         10 August: ll. 585-594
         17 August: ll. 595-604
         24 August: ll. 605-616
         31 August: ll. 617-626



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:
         10 August: Epigrams 70 & 71
         17 August: Epigram 72
         24 August: Epigrams 73 & 74
         31 August: 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
       XXVI:  More Sulla, ll. 17—end: 10 August
       XXVII Cicero on Marius, Cinna, and Sulla: 17 August
       XXVII; Seneca on Sulla’s cruelty: 24 August
       XXVIII: After Sulla’s Death, ll. 1-13 [end with ‘contenti fuerunt']: 31 
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 XIV:
         To Venusia:
             10 August: p. 84 ll. 89-103 [Domitianus  vero … cras perventuros]
             17 August: pp. 84-85, ll. 104-119 [rura ut … obdormivisset]
             24 August: p. 85, ll. 120-131 [Hoc ego … devertere possent]
     Caput XV:
          At Venusia:
              31 August: p. 86, ll. 1-17 [Mane abire … properamus]


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         After bring the war to a close after winning
             sections: 1-4: 3 August
             sections 5-7: 10 August
             sections 8-10: 17 August
          On preparing one’s loss after losing:
              sections: 1&2: 24 August
          On ensuring loyalty of ones one mistrusts:
              sections: 1-3: 31 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:
         40 Sections 21-end: 10 August
         41: 17 August
         42: 24 August
         43: 31 August




Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         Story 26 Discourses on color and color names:
             sections 6-9: 10 August
             sections 10-16: 17 August
             sections 17-20: 24 August
             sections 21-end: 31 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 9:
         letter 28: 10 August
         letter 29: 17 August
         letter 30: 24 August
         letter 31: 31 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 10 5.33.11-34.5
     Aug 17 5.34.6-35.1
     Aug 24 5.35.2-4
     Aug 31 5.35.5-36.4



Group: Livy  Hannibalian War (LivyHW)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 10 21.3.4-4.2
     Aug 17 21.4.3-8
     Aug 24 21.4.8-5.4
     Aug 31 21.5.5-12



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Aug 10 Nero 34.2-3
     Aug 17 Nero 34.4-5
     Aug 24 Nero 35.1-3
     Aug 31 Nero 35.4-5



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 10 2.16.3-18.2
     Aug 17 2.19.1-20.1
     Aug 24 2.20.2-21.3
     Aug 31 2.21.4-22.3



Group: Pliny the Elder (PlinySr)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Aug 10 Chambers Chapter IV (from Pliny Book VII)
     Aug 17 Chambers Chapter V (from Pliny Book VII)
     Aug 24 Chambers Chapter VI (from Pliny Book VII) - first part
     Aug 31 Chambers Chapter VI (from Pliny Book VII) - second part



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Aug 09 Hannibal 10.1-6
     Aug 16 Hannibal 11.1-3
     Aug 23 Hannibal 11.4-7
     Aug 30 Hannibal 12.1-5
     Sep 06 Hannibal 13.1-4



Group: The Satires of Persius (Persius)
Text: posted, and http://thelatinlibrary.com/persius.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     8/9: V: 100-112
     8/16: V: 113-123
     8/23: V: 124-131
     8/30: V: 132-145



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:
     8/9: 2.13.4-6
     8/16: 2.13.7-9
     8/23: 2.13.10-12
     8/30: 2.13.13-15



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     8/9: VII: 737-757
     8/16: VII: 758-778
     8/23: VII: 779-795
     8/30: VII: 796-812



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     8/9: 5.23 (from At vero to servitio mancipati)
     8/16: 5.23 (from Qua adridente to sanctitatis eius)
     8/23: 5.24 (from Verum ea to genti Anglorum evangelizarent)
     8/30: 5.24 (from Anno DXCVII to Osuiu rex Nordanhymbrorum obiit)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Aug 5 Letter of James 4:1-9
     Aug 12 Letter of James 4:10-17
     Aug 19 Letter of James 5:1-10
     Aug 26 Letter of James 5:11-20
     Sep 2 First Letter of Peter 1:1-12
     Sep 9 - 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 5 De Civitate Dei 3.12a, through, "...deam ciuem Romanam."
     Aug 12 De Civitate Dei 3.12b, from, "Sub hoc tot deorum..." to the end.
     Aug 19 De Civitate Dei 3.13a, through, "...facerent uota nesciebant."
     Aug 26 De Civitate Dei 3.13b, from, "Talibus nuptiis populum Romanum…"
         through, "et parentes et uiros."
     Sep 2 De Civitate Dei 3.13c, from, "Neque enim et apud Romanos.." to end.
     Sep 9 - 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 5 Gesta Tancredi 123.7-123.13
     Aug 12 Gesta Tancredi 123.14-124.6
     Aug 19 Gesta Tancredi 124.7.-124.13
     Aug 26 Gesta Tancredi 125.1-125.6
     Sep 2 Gesta Tancredi 125.7-125.13
     Sep 9 - 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 5 De Doctrina Christiana 1.36.43a, thru, "...qui autem falli, neminem."
     Aug 12 De Doctrina Christiana 1.36.43b, "Cum igitur hoc sciens…" to the end.
     Aug 19 De Doctrina Christiana 1.36.44
     Aug 26 De Doctrina Christiana 1.37.45
     Sep 2 De Doctrina Christiana 1.38.46
     Sep 9 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:
     August 4: "St. Benedict," p. 132, from "Despectis...." to the end.
     August 11:  "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Tum manus ad muros...." to "... voce vocat."
     August 18: "De Simulatione Regis Totilae Deprehensa"
         to "... rex esse putaretur."
     August 25: "The Founding of Conca...," p. 330,
         from "Hoc vero...." to "... tenere parant."




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 4 - p. 192, line after song to the bottom
         (iam nunc . . . . . adnumerare non potes.)
     Aug 11 - p. 193, 1-15
         (mox macula . . . . . in eis inesse)
     Aug 18 - p. 193, 16 - bottom
         ("utinam ego . . . . . profecti erunt.)
     Aug 25 - p. 194, 1-16 (mid-line)
         (mox cupae . . . . . stellarumque saltantes atque fractas.)
     Sep 1 - p. 194, 16 (mid-line) to 195, 2
         (tum aqua . . . . . haerentibus commouit.)
     Sep 8 - no assignment (Labor Day, US)
     Sep 15 - p. 195, 3-17
         (de facinoribus . . . . . frigidus fuit.)
     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: 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. 4: Caput 6 EX
     Aug. 11: Caput 6 SA, TR
     Aug. 18: Caput 7 EX
     Aug. 25: Caput 7 SA, TR
     Sept. 1: Caput 8 EX
     Sept. 8 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 15: Caput 8 SA, TR
     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:
     Aug. 4: Caput 24 TR
     Aug. 11: Caput 25 EX
     Aug. 18: Caput 25 SA
     Aug. 25: Caput 25 TR
     Sept. 1: Caput 26 EX, TR (Caesar)
     Sept. 8 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 15: Caput 26 SA, TR (Martial)
     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: 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. 4: Caput 40 SA
     Aug. 11: Caput 40 TR



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 9 Assignment 110 Ex 6.35-6.36



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 9 10.19-10.21 "Legionaries under attack" 1 paragraph
     Aug 16 10.22-10.24
     Aug 23 10.25 "Vercingetorix" 1 paragraph-10.27




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 4 - cap. 29, 127-202, ex. 9 ; 11
     Aug 11 - cap. 30, 1-38, ex. 1 ; 3 (1-9)
     Aug 18 - cap. 30, 1-38, ex. 2 ; 3 (10-15)
     Aug 25 - cap. 30, 39-85, ex. 4 ; 7 (1-4)
     Sep 1 - cap. 30, 39-85, ex. 5 ; 7 (5-11)
     Sep 8 - no assignment (Labor Day, US)
     Sep 15 - cap. 30, 39-85, ex. 6
     Sep 22 - cap. 30, 86-158, ex. 8 ; 11 (1-9)
     Sep 29 - cap. 30, 86-158, ex. 9 ; 11 (10-15) ; 13



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 6 - cap. 49, 102-145; ex. 4 (1-10)
     Aug 13 - cap. 49, 146-178; ex. 3 ; 4 (11-17)
     Aug 20 - cap. 49, 179-214; ex. 6 (1-6)
     Aug 27 - cap. 49, 215-241; ex. 6 (7-11)
     Sep 3 - no assignment (Labor Day, US)
     Sep 10 - cap. 49, 242-275; ex. 5 ; 6 (12-13)



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 4 - cap. 6, lines 46-95, ex. 9, 10, 11 (5-10)
     Aug 11 - cap. 6, grammatica, ex. 8, 12
     Aug 18 - cap. 7, 1-29, ex. 1, 2, 3
     Aug 25 - cap. 7, 30-60, ex. 4, 5, 6 (1-6)
     Sep 1 - cap. 7, 61-104, ex. 7, 10 (1-7)
     Sep 8 - no assignment (Labor Day, US)
     Sep 15 - cap. 7, 61-104, ex. 8, 9, 10 (8-11)
     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:
     Aug 6 - cap. 22, Pensum C
     Aug 13 - cap. 23, Pensum C
     Aug 20 - cap. 24, Pensum C
     Aug 27 - cap. 25, Pensum C
     Sep 3 - no assignment (Labor Day)
     Sep 10 - cap. 26, Pensum C
     Sep 17 - cap. 27, Pensum C
     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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