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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for April 25th, 2016
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:55:28 -0700

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Sally Winchester is starting a beginners' group using Wheelock's Latin.
The first assignment will be posted on April 16.  See below for 'Consules'
for more information.


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Group: Caesar's Gallic Wars (CaesarBG)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html and posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber VII:
         section 78: 30 April



Group: Cicero's De Amicitia (Friendship)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/cicero/senectute.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Sentences 54.4-56.2 30 April



Group: Sallust's Bellum Catilinae (Sallust)
Coordinator: Chris Read <unctifer at cablespeed dot com>
Text: posted and 
http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lsante01/Sallustius/sal_cati.html
Group website: http://home.wavecable.com/~unctifer/
Assignments:
     27 April: Sections 26.3–27.2
     4  May: Sections 27.3–28.4
     11 May: Sections 29.1–30.2
     18 May: Sections 30.3–31.2
     25 May: Sections 31.3–31.8
     June 1: Sections 31.9–33.1
     June 8: Sections 33.2–34.2
     June 15: Sections 34.3–35.6
     June 22: Sections 36.1–37.2
     June 29: Sections 37.3–37.9



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Acting Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     April 26: VIII, 489-504, from "At fessi...," to "... exterrita divom."
     May 3: VIII, 505-519, from "Ipse oratores...," to "... nomine Pallas."
     May 10: VIII, 520-545, from "Vix ea fatus," to "... sociosque revisit."
     May 17: VIII, 546-571, from "Quorum de...," to "... civibus urbem."
     May 24: VIII, 572-591, from "At vos," to "... tenebrasque resolvit."
     May 31 -- Memorial Day
     June 7: VIII, 592-607, from "Stant pavidae...," to "... corpora curant."
     June 14 -- Summer Break
     June 21: VIII, 608-629, from "At Venus...," to "... in ordine bella."
     June 28 -- Summer Break
     July 5: VIII, 630-651, from "Fecerat...," to "... Cloelia ruptis."
     July 12 -- Summer Break
     July 19: VIII, 652-670, from "In summo custos...," to "... iura Catonem."
     July 26 -- Summer Break
     Aug. 2: VIII, 671-695, from "Haec inter...," to "... caede rubescunt."
     Aug. 9 -- Summer Break
     Aug. 16: VIII, 696-713, from "Regina in...," to ... flumina victos."
     Aug. 23 -- Summer Break
     Aug. 30: VIII, 714-731, from "At Caesar...," to the END of Book VIII.



Group: Wheelock's Latin Reader (WLR)
Comment: Selections from Cicero, Livy, Ovid, Pliny & Medieval Latin
Text: "Wheelock's Latin Reader, 2nd ed" by Wheelock, ISBN 0060935065
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Cicero de Officiis:
         ll. 77- 89: 30  April



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Changes)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses Book I edited by A.G. Lee
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber III:
         ll. 656-675: 30 April



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull (tristrapedia at gmail dot com)
Assignments:
     April 24th: Catullus 15*
     May 1st: Catullus 16
     May 8th:  Catullus 16 (Lines 1-13)
     May 15th:  Catullus 16 (Lines 14-End)
     May 22nd: Catullus 21
     May 29th:  Catullus 22 (Lines 1-11)
     June 5th:  Catullus 22 (Lines 12-End)
     June 12th: Catullus 23 (Lines 1-14)
     June 19th: Catullus 23 (Lines 15 to End)
     June 26th: Catullus 24
     July 3rd:  Holiday (July 4th Holiday)
     July 10th: Catullus 25
     July 17th:  Catullus 26 and 27
     July 24th:  Catullus 28
     July 31st:  Catullus 29 (Lines 1 to 10)
     August 7th:  Catullus 29 (Lines 11 to End)



Group: Horace's Satires (Horace)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <martin at petersenm dot fsnet dot co dot uk>
Assignments:
     May 01 Satire 9 Lines 01-25
     May 08 Satire 9 Lines 23-52
     May 15 Satire 9 Lines 52-78
     May 22 Satire 10 Lines 01-24
     May 29 Satire 10 Lines 25-49
     Jun 06 Satire 10 Lines 50-75
     Jun 13 Satire 10 Lines 76-92



Group: Livy's Ab Urbe Condita (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     IV.10.2-6 for April 25
     IV.10.7-11.3 for May 2
     IV.11.4-12.1 for May 9
     IV.12.2-7 for May 16
     IV.12.8-13.1 for May 23
     IV.13.2-7 for May 30



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Assignment:
     Liber V:
         letter 8, sections 9-14  30 April



Group: Curtius Rufus' Life of Alexander (Curtius)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/curtius.html
Comment: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Curtius/home.html
Assignments:
     8.5.43-8.6.4: 30 April



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     April 25: XV.33.3-35.3
     May 2: XV.35.4-37.1
     May 9: XV.37.2-38.2
     May 16: XV.38.3-39.4
     May 23: XV.39.5-41.2
     May 30: XV.41.3-43.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     April 25: Tiberius 21.2-4
     May 2: Tiberius 21.5-6
     May 9: Tiberius 22-23
     May 16: Tiberius 24.1-25.1
     May 23: Tiberius 25.2-3
     May 30: Tiberius 26-27



Group: Tacitus' Germania (Germania)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.ger.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 22.8-24.3: 30 April



Group: Lucretius' De Rerum Natura (Lucretius)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/lucretius.html
Assignments:
     Liber III:
         sentences 3.54-3.57: 30 April



Group: Apuleius' Metamorphoses - The Golden Ass (GoldenAss)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/apuleius.html
Assignments:
     Liber XI:
         section 2: 30 April



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 01 Miltiades 3.5-6
     May 08 Miltiades 4.1-2
     May 15 Miltiades 4.3-5
     May 22 Miltiades 5.1-3
     May 29 Miltiades 5.4-5
     Jun 05 Miltiades 6.1-4
     Jun 12 Miltiades 7.1-4
     Jun 19 Miltiades 7.5-6
     Jun 26 Miltiades 8.1-4



Group: Eutropius Breviarium Historiae Romanae (Eutropius)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/eutropius.html
Comment: Suitable as a First Author
Assignments:
     May 01 Book IX.3-6
     May 08 Book IX.7-8
     May 15 Book IX.9-10
     May 22 Book IX.11-12



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Apr 27 Mark 8:1-10
     May 4 Mark 8: 11-20
     May 11 Mark 8: 21-30
     May 18 Mark 8: 31-39
     May 25 Mark 9:1-10
     Jun 1 No Assignment-Memorial Day (US)
     Jun 8 Mark 9: 11-20
     Jun 15 Mark  No Assignment
     Jun 22 Mark  No Assignment
     Jun 29 Mark 9: 21-30
     July 6 No Assignment-US Independence Day



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     April 28: 13.21.30
     May 5: 13.21.31
     May 12: 13.22.32
     May 19: 13.23.33
     May 26: 13.23.34
     June 2: no assignment (US Memorial Day holiday)
     June 9: 13.24.35
     June 16: 13.24.36
     June 23: 13.24.37
     June 30: 13.25.38
     July 7: no assignment (US Independence Day holiday)
     July 14: 13.26.39
     July 21: 13.26.40
     July 28: 13.26.41



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     4.13.8-4.13.13: 30 April



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Trancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     April 27 Gesta Tancredi 11.6-11.12
     May 4 Gesta Tancredi 11.13-11.19
     May 11 Gesta Tancredi 11.20-12.4
     May 18 Gesta Tancredi 12.5-12.11
     May 25 Gesta Tancredi 12.12-13.7
     June 1 No Assignment-Memorial Day
     June 8 Gesta Tancredi 13.8-13.14
     June 15 No Assignment
     June 22 No Assignment
     June 29 Gesta Tancredi 13.15-13.21
     July 6 No Assignment-U.S. Independence Day



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Acting Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
     Apr. 26: "The Gods of the Greeks," pp. 283-284,
         from "Mars autem inducitur...." to the end.
     May 2, "De Dimidio Amico," pp. 84-85,
         from "Dico tibi:  Exemplum 1...." to "... sicut pater imperavit."
     May 9: "De Bruto Rege," pp. 284-285, to "... iter aggressus est."
     May 16: "De Dimidio Amico," p. 85,
         from "Primus autem...." to the end of Exemplum I.
     May 23: De Bruto Rege," p. 285, from "Transierunt...." to the end.
     May 31 -- Memorial Day
     June 7: "De Integro Amico," pp. 85-86,
         from "Dixit filius ad patrem...." to "... sciunt esse passionem."
     June 14 -- Summer Break
     June 21: "The Dog Saint," pp. 285-286, to "per hunc modum."
     June 28 -- Summer Break



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:
     Apr. 26 - p. 94, lines 1-17
         (id . . . . . satis tutus.)
     May 3 - p. 94, line 17 to bottom
         (nemo . . . . . petensque.)
     May 10 - p. 95, lines 1-13
         ("ubi . . . . . clamauit.)
     May 17 - p. 95, line 14 to 3rd fr. bott.
         ("minime . . . . . dic mihi!")
     May 24 - p. 95, 3rd line fr. bott. to 96 line 12
         ("quid id . . . . . tangebat.)
     May 31 - no assignment



Group: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Lapis)
Text: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis:
Text: Copyright 1997 J.K. Rowling, translated into Latin by Peter Needham
Coordinator: Kathleen Hansen <kthlnh at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     2016.04.30 -- p. 28, from "'observantes -- speculantes'" to "abolituras esse?'"
     2016.05.07 -- p. 28, from "vespere illius" to "doloris afferre."
     2016.05.14 -- pp 28-29, from "'hem -- ita vero" to "primo cubiculo."
     2016.05.21 -- p. 29, from "semel modo" to "ea considerat."
     2016.05.28 -- p. 29, from "alia plutea" to "tranquilli erant."
     2016.06.04 -- pp. 29-30, from "Dudley obstupefactus" to "ferientem audiverunt."
     2016.06.11 -- p. 30, from "deinde clamavit" to "manu tenens."
     2016.06.18 -- p. 30, from "'abi in armarium" to "lucernis accensis."



Group: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (LapisFast)
Text: Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis:
Text: Copyright 1997 J.K. Rowling, translated into Latin by Peter Needham
Coordinator: Kathleen Hansen <kthlnh at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     2016.04.30 -- p. 98
     2016.05.07 -- p. 99
     2016.05.14 -- p. 100
     2016.05.21 -- p. 101
     2016.05.28 -- p. 102
     2016.06.04 -- p. 103
     2016.06.11 -- p. 104
     2016.06.18 -- p. 105



Group: Ritchie Fabulae Faciles (RitchieC)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ritchie.html
Level: Advanced (or Intrepid) Beginner (Wheelock Chapter 20) and above
Assignments:
     May 01 Chapter 72
     May 08 Chapter 73



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Consules)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     30 April: Ch.  1, SA
               Ch.  1, TR 1-5 "The Poet Horace Contemplates an Invitation"
     7 May:   SSS Chapter 1
     14 May:  Ch.  2, SA
              Ch.  2, TR 1-5 "Catullus Bids His Girlfriend Farewell"
     21 May : SSS Chapter 2
     28 May: no assignment (holiday)
     1 June:  Ch.  3, EX, SA
     8 June:  Ch.  3, TR 1-2, "The Grass is Always Greener"
              SSS -- Chapter 3
     15 June: Ch.  4, EX, SA



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aediles)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     April 30 :   Ch. 21, TR 1-6, "Vergil's Messianic Eclogue"
                  Caput XXI



Group: Lingua Latina Pars III (Hora)
Text: Roma Aeterna: Lingua Latina III (book or CD-ROM; any edition) - required
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment:  http://www.hortuslegendo.com/hora
Assignments:
     Apr. 28 - cap. 53, 153-303 - read only
     May 5 - cap. 53, 153-303, ex. 4 (1-4)
     May 12 - cap. 53, 153-303, ex. 3
     May 19 - cap. 53, 304-412, ex. 6 (1-4)
     May 26 - no assignment



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:
     Apr. 26 - cap. 6, 46-95 & 96-139; ex. 9, 10, 11
     May 3 - cap. 7, 1-29; ex. 1, 2, 3
     May 10 - cap. 7, 30-60; ex. 4, 5, 6
     May 17 - cap. 7, 61-104; ex. 7, 8, 9
     May 24 - cap. 7, 61-104 & 105-121; ex. 10, 11
     May 31 - no assignment



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Pollux)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/pollux
Comment: A slower pace than the Castor group
Assignments:
     Apr. 28 - cap. 11, 1-28, PC 1-4
     May 5 - cap. 11, 29-87, PC 5-8
     May 12 - cap, 11, 88-139, PC 9-10
     May 19 - cap. 12, 1-47, PC 1-5
     May 26 - no assignment



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:
     Apr. 28 - cap. 38, 23-47, ex. 3, 4 (8-11)
     May 5 - cap. 38, 48-74, ex. 2, 4 (12-16)
     May 12 - cap. 38, 75-100, ex. 5 (1-5), 7 (1-7)
     May 19 - cap. 38, 101-129, ex. 5 (6-10), 7 (8-11)
     May 26 - no assignment
     June 2 - cap. 38, 130-147, ex. 6, 7 (12-15)
     June 9 - cap. 38, 148-173, ex. 10 (1-6)
     June 16 - cap. 38, 174-192, ex. 8, 10 (7-10)
     June 23 - cap. 38, 193-213, ex. 9, 10 (11-14)
     June 30 - no assignment

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