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Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:11:51 -0700
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at lists dot quasillum dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of March 22nd, 2015


Sally Winchester will be starting a new Wheelock Latin Reader group on
March 28.  See below for WLR and on the mailing list for more information.

Sally will also be starting a new Wheelock Beginners group in April, date
not yet determined.  More info will be posted to the mailing list.

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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 33: 28 March
         no assignment: 4 April
         section 34: 11 April



Group: Cicero's De Senectute (OldAge)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/cicero/senectute.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     sentences: 71.1-72.2: 28 March
     no assignment: 4 April
     sentences 72.3-73.2: 11 April



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar. 24: VII, 323-345, from "Haec ubi dicta...." to "... coquebant."
     Mar. 31 -- Easter
     Apr. 7: VII, 346-372, from "Huic dea...." to "... mediaeque Myceneae."
     Apr. 14: VII, 373-391, from "His ubi...." to  "... pascere crinem."
     Apr. 21: VII, 392-414, from "Fama volat...." to "... nocte quietem."
     Apr. 28: VII, 415-439, from "Allecto torvam...." to "... est nostri."
     May 5: VII, 440-466, from "Sed te victa...." to "... ater ad auras."
     May 12: VII, 467-492, from "Ergo iter...." to "... se nocte ferebant."
     May 19: VII, 493-518, from "Hunc procul...." to "... pectora natos."
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2: VII, 519-544, from "Tum vero...." to "... voce superba:"
     June 9: VII, 545-571, from "'En, perfecta...." to "... levabat."
     June 16: VII, 572-593, from "Nec minus...." to "... testatus inanis."
     June 23: VII, 594-619, from "Frangimur...." to "... se condidit umbris."
     June 30: VII, 620-646, from "Tum regina...." to "... perlabitur aura."



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:
     first asssignment posted March 28




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 II:
         ll. 626-639: 28 March



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:
     (no assignment for March 23)
     III.58.10-59.4 for March 30
     III.59.5-60.4 for April 6
     III.60.5-9 for April 13
     III.60.10-61.4 for April 20
     III.61.5-10 for April 27




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 IV:
         Letter 8: 28 March
         no assignment: 4 April
         Letter 9: 11 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:
     7.9.1-7.9.9: 28 March
     no assignment: 4 April
     7.9.10-7.9.15: 11 April



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     (no assignment for March 23)
     XIV.32.2-7 for March 30
     April 6: XIV.33.1-34.1
     April 13: XIV.34.2-35.5
     April 20: XIV.36.1-37.4
     April 27: XIV.37.5-38.5



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     (no assignment for March 23)
     March 30: Divus Augustus 71.1-3(part)
     April 6: Divus Augustus 71.3(contd.)-72.1
     April 13: Divus Augustus 72.2-73
     April 20: Divus Augustus 74-75
     April 27: Divus Augustus 76-77



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 22.7-24.3: 28 March
     no assignment: 4 April
     sentences 24.4-25.2: 11 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 II:
         sentences 2.119-2.123: 28 March
         no assignment: 4 April
         sentences 2.124-2.127: 11 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 IX:
         section 33: 28 March
         no assignment: 4 April
         section 34: 11 April



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:
     Mar 22 Book IV.3-4
     Mar 29 Book IV.5-6
     Apr 05 Book IV.7
     Apr 12 Book IV.8
     Apr 19 Book IV.9-10
     Apr 26 Book IV.11-12
     May 03 Book IV.13-15
     May 10 Book IV.16
     May 17 Book IV.17
     May 24 Book IV.18-20
     May 31 Book IV.21-26



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     3/25 Genesis 41:1-14
     4/1  No assignment-Easter Holiday
     4/8  Genesis 41:15-29
     4/15 Genesis 41:30-44
     4/22 Genesis 41:45-57
     4/29 Genesis 42:1-12
     5/6  Genesis 42:13-24
     5/13 Genesis 42:25-38
     5/20 Genesis 43:1-17
     5/27 No assignment-Memorial Day (US)



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     March 26: 12.19.28
     April 2: no assignment (Easter holiday)
     April 9: 12.20.29
     April 16: 12.21.30
     April 23: 12.22.31a (through “… quas ferebatur spiritus dei?”)
     April 30: 12.22.31b (“si enim terra nominata…” through end)
     May 7: 12.23.32
     May 14: 12.24.33
     May 21: 12.25.34a (through “…quia verum est.”)
     May 28: no assignment (US Memorial Day holiday)
     June 4: 12.25.34b (“si autem ideo ament illud…” through end)
     June 11: 12.25.35
     June 18: 12.26.36
     June 25: 12.27.37




Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     3.29.1-3.29.4: 28 March
     no assignment: 4 April
     3.29.5-3.29.12: 11 April



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     3/25 Gesta Francorum 10.33.19-10.33.28
     4/1  No assignment-Easter
     4/8  Gesta Francorum 10.33.29-10.34.8
     4/15 Gesta Francorum 10.34.9-10.34.18
     4/22 Gesta Francorum 10.34.19-10.34.30
     4/29 Gesta Francorum 10.34.31-10.34.43
     5/6  Gesta Francorum 10.35.1-10.35.11
     5/13 Gesta Francorum 10.35.12-10.36.4
     5/20 Gesta Francorum 10.36.5-10.37.1
     5/27 No assignment-Memorial Day (US)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar. 24 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," pp. 69-70,
         from "Ille pannum recepit...." to "... in foresta mansit."
     Mar. 31 -- Easter
     Apr. 7 --  "Ignorance of the Clergy," pp. 270-271,
         from "Audivi auribus...." to the end.
     Apr. 14 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," p. 70,
         from "Cum autem de somno...." to "... donaria ei contulit."
     Apr. 21 -- "Qualiter ad Papam Veniens Libros Ei Non Libras Praesentavit,"
         pp. 271-272.
     Apr. 28 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," pp. 70-71,
         from "Ionathas igitur postea...." to the end.
     May 5 --  "How the English Came Into Ireland," p. 272,
         to "... et Rothericum."
     May 12 -- "De Homine et Uxore Litigosa," pp. 71-72.
     May 19 -- "How the English came Into Ireland," pp. 272-273,
         from "Considerantes autem...," to "... imperium timor invidit."
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2 -- "De Quodam Solitario," pp. 72-73
     June 9 -- "How the English Came Into Ireland," pp. 273-274,
         from "Fortunam igitur...." to the end.



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:
     Mar. 24 - p. 68 line 16 (mid) to p. 69 line 9
         (horruit.  . . . . . terras ulteriores.)
     Mar. 31 - p. 69, lines 10-20
         (de aduentu . . . . . id sciret.)
     Apr. 7 - no assignment
     Apr. 14 - p. 69, 10 lines from bott. to p. 71 line 5
         (sciuit . . . . . plenae sunt.)



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:
     2015.03.27 -- p. 13, from "'ita vero,' inquit " to "argenteum deprompsit."
     2015.04.03 -- p. 13, from "crepitum unum fecit" to "solutus est somno."
     2015.04.10 -- p. 13, from "una parva manu epistulam" to "puer qui vixit!"
     2015.04.17 -- p. 14, from "Caput Alterum - Vitrum" to "temporis praeteriisset."
     2015.04.24 -- p. 14, from "decem abhinc annos" to "eisdem aedibus habitantis."
     2015.05.01 -- p. 14-15, from "sed Harrius Potter" to "prius habuisse."
     2015.05.08 -- p. 15, from "matertera regressa" to "ibi Harrius dormiebat."
     2015.05.15 -- p. 15, from "vestitus per atrium" to "re vera erat celerrimus."
     2015.05.22 -- p. 15, from "comparatus cum" to "erat fulguri similis."
     2015.05.29 -- p. 15-16, from "cicatrices tam diu" to matutina latravit."



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:
     2015.03.27 -- p. 43
     2015.04.03 -- p. 44
     2015.04.10 -- p. 45
     2015.04.17 -- p. 46
     2015.04.24 -- p. 47
     2015.05.01 -- p. 48-49
     2015.05.08 -- p. 50
     2015.05.15 -- p. 51
     2015.05.22 -- p. 52
     2015.05.29 -- p. 53



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:
     Mar 22 Chapter 16
     Mar 29 Chapter 17
     Apr 05 Chapter 18
     Apr 12 Chapter 19
     Apr 19 Chapter 20
     Apr 26 Chapter 21
     May 03 Chapter 22
     May 10 Chapter 23
     May 17 Chapter 24



Group: Ritchie Fabulae Faciles (RitchieB)
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:
     Mar 22 Chapter 50
     Mar 29 Chapter 51
     Apr 05 Chapter 52
     Apr 12 Chapter 53
     Apr 19 Chapter 54
     Apr 26 Chapter 55
     May 03 Chapter 56
     May 10 Chapter 57
     May 17 Chapter 58
     May 24 Chapter 59
     May 31 Chapter 60



Group: Ritchie Fabulae Faciles (Ritchie)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, http://collegecaesar.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/ritchie-july2012.pdf
Level: Advanced Beginner (Wheelock Chapter 20) and above
Assignments:
     Mar 22 Chapter 87
     Mar 29 Chapter 88
     Apr 05 Chapter 89
     Apr 12 Chapter 90
     Apr 19 Chapter 91
     Apr 26 Chapter 92
     May 03 Chapter 93
     May 10 Chapter 94
     May 17 Chapter 95
     May 24 Chapter 96
     May 31 Chapter 97



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Livia)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every week.
Assignments:
     Mar 22 Chapter 11
     Mar 29 Chapter 12
     Apr 05 Chapter 13
     Apr 12 Chapter 14
     Apr 19 Chapter 15
     Apr 26 Chapter 16
     May 03 Chapter 17
     May 10 Chapter 18
     May 17 Chapter 19
     May 24 Chapter 20



Group: Wheelock Fast Beginners (Fulvia)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Mar 22 Chapter 27a
     Mar 29 Chapter 28
     Apr 05 Chapter 28a
     Apr 12 Chapter 29
     Apr 19 Chapter 29a
     Apr 26 Chapter 30
     May 03 Chapter 30a
     May 10 Chapter 31
     May 17 Chapter 31a
     May 24 Chapter 32
     May 31 Chapter 32a



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Patres)
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:
     28 March:  Ch. 32, EX, SA
     11 April:  Ch. 32, TR 1-8, "The Character of Cimon"
               TR 9, "A Vacation...From You!"
               TR 10, "Please...Don't!
               SSS chapter 32



Group: Roma (Roma)
Text: Roma Aeterna: Lingua Latina II (book or CD-ROM; any edition) - required
Text: Exercitia Latina II (book or CD-ROM; any edition) - required
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Roma Aeterna: Instructions - suggested
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment:  http://www.hortusleglndo.com/roma
Assignments:
     Mar. 24 - cap. 54, 179-272, ex. 5
     Mar. 31 - cap. 54, 273-373, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Apr. 7 - no assignment (Passover & Easter)
     Apr. 14 - cap. 54, 273-373, ex. 7
     Apr. 21 - cap. 54, 374-492, ex. 10 (1-4



Group: Hora (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:
     Mar. 26 : cap. 48, 746-865 : Ex. 16 (1-4) ; 18
     Apr. 2 : no assignment
     Apr. 9 : cap. 48, 746-865 : Ex. 15



Group: Lingua Latina (Lux)
Text: Lingua Latina: Familia Romana; Exercitia Latina I
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/lux
Assignments:
     Mar. 26 : cap. 31, 1-158, ex. 2
     Apr. 2 : no assignment (Easter, Passover)
     Apr. 9 : cap. 31, 1-150, ex. 3
     Apr. 16 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 4
     Apr. 23 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 5
     Apr. 30 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 6



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