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To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at quasillum dot com>
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for February 3rd, 2016
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2016 22:19:01 -0800


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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  68: 7 February



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 37.6-38.2: 7 February



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:
     3 February: Sections 14.1–14.7
     10 February: Sections 15.1–16.3
     17 February: Sections 16.4–17.4
     24 February: Sections 17.5–18.4



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:
     Feb. 9: VIII, 262-279, from "Panditur...," to "... divosque precantur."
     Feb. 16: VIII, 280-305, from "Devexo...," to "... collesque resultant."
     Feb. 23: VIII, 306-327, from "Exim se ... to "... successit habendi."
     Mar. 1: VIII, 328-350, from "Tum manus...," to "... saxumque tremebant."
     Mar. 8: VIII, 351-369, from "Hoc nemus," to "... amplectitur alis."
     Mar. 15: VIII, 370-393, from "At Venus...," to "... conscia coniunx."
     Mar. 22 -- Easter
     Mar. 29: VIII, 394-415, from "Tum pater...," to "... ad fabrilia surgit."
     April 5: VIII, 416-438, from "Insula Sicanium...," to "... lumina collo."
     April 12: VIII, 439-464, from "Tollite cuncta..." to "... muneris heros."
     April 19: VIII, 465-488, from "Nec minus...," to "... sic morte necabat."
     April 26: VIII, 489-504, from "At fessi...," to "... exterrita divom."



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 In Cicero's Letters
         ll. 243-264: 7 February



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. 444-462:  7 Feb.



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull (tristrapedia at gmail dot com)
Assignments:
     February 7th: Catullus 7
     February 14th: Catullus 8
     February 21st: Catullus 9
     February 28th: Catullus 10 Lines 1-20
     March 6th: Catullus 10 21-End
     March 13th: Catullus 11
     March 20th: Catullus 12
     March 27th: Easter Break
     April 3rd: Catullus 13
     April 10th: Catullus 14 Lines 1-11
     April 17th: Catullus 14 Lines 12- End, 14B
     April 24th: Catullus 15*
     May 1st: Catullus 16




Group: Horace's Satires (Horace)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <martin at petersenm dot fsnet dot co dot uk>
Assignments:
     Feb 07 Satire 5  Lines 50-76
     Feb 14 Satire 5  Lines 77-104
     Feb 21 Satire 6  Lines 01-26
     Feb 28 Satire 6  Lines 27-55
     Mar 06 Satire 6  Lines 56-80
     Mar 13 Satire 6  Lines 81-131



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.5.1-5 for Feb 8
     IV.5.6-6.4 for Feb 15
     IV.6.5-10(part) for Feb 22
     IV.6.10(contd.)-7.2 for Feb 29



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 5: 7 February



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:
     8.3.24-8.4.3  7 February



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     February 8: XV.18.3-19.5
     February 15: XV.20.1-21.2
     February 22: XV.21.3-22.4
     February 29: XV.23.1-5



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     February 8: Tiberius 9.1-3
     February 15: Tiberius 10.1-2
     February 22: Tiberius 11.1-3
     February 29: Tiberius 11.4-12.2



Group: Tacitus' Germania (Germania)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.ger.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 11.5-12.3: 7 Feb



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 3.8-3.10: 7 February



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 X:
         section  26: 7 February



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:
     Feb 07 Book VIII. 5
     Feb 14 Book VIII. 6
     Feb 21 Book VIII. 7
     Feb 28 Book VIII. 8
     Mar 06 Book VIII. 9-10
     Mar 13 Book VIII. 11-12
     Mar 20 Book VIII. 13-14
     Mar 27 Book VIII. 15-17
     Apr 03 Book VIII.18-19
     Apr 10 Book VIII.20-21
     Apr 17 Book VIII.22-23
     Apr 24 Book IX.1-2



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Feb 3 Mark 5: 23-33
     Feb 10 No Assignment-Ash Wednesday
     Feb 17 Mark 5: 34-43
     Feb 24 Mark 6: 1-11
     Mar 2 Mark 6: 12-23
     Mar 9 Mark 6: 24-35
     Mar 16 Mark 6: 36-46
     Mar 23 Mark 6: 47-56
     Mar 30 No Assignment-Easter



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     February 4: 13.15.18
     February 12: 13.16.19 & 13.17.20
     February 19: 13.17.21
     February 26: 13.18.22
     March 3: 13.18.23
     March 10: 13.19.24
     March 17: 13.19.25
     March 24: 13.20.26
     March 31: no assignment (Easter holiday)
     April 7: 13.20.27
     April 14: 13.20.28
     April 21: 13.21.29
     April 28: 13.21.30



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     4.9.8-4.9.13 7 February



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Trancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     February 3 Gesta Tancredi 6.1-6.7
     February 10 - No Assignment - Ash Wednesday
     February 17 Gesta Tancredi 6.8-7.2
     February 24 Gesta Tancredi 7.3-7.12
     March 2 Gesta Tancredi 7.13-7.18
     March 9 Gesta Tancredi 8.1-8.8
     March 16 Gesta Tancredi 8.9-8.14
     March 23 Gesta Tancredi 9.1-9.10
     March 30 - No Assignment - Easter



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:
     Feb. 9: "Apologia de Universitate Scientiarum," pp. 281-282,
         to "... valeat recurrere."
     Feb. 16:"Legenda Aurea," pp. 81-82,
         from "Addidit quoque dicens...."to "... te tradat inimicorum."
     Feb. 23: "Apologia de Universitate Scientarum," p. 282,
             from "Ad hoc autem...." to the end.
     Mar. 1: "Legenda Aurea," p. 82, from "Primus 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:
     Feb. 9 - p. 89, line 22 to p. 90, line 5
         (uicissim . . . . . aspiciebat.)
     Feb. 16 - p. 90, lines 6-18
         ("dimidium . . . . . aliquantum habuit.["])
     Feb. 23 - p. 90, line 19 to bottom
         (re uera . . . . . urbes.["]
     Mar. 1 - p. 91, lines 1-13
         (miser . . . . . fuit.)



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:
     2016.02.06 -- pp. 24-25, from "Piers Polkiss" to "quid dixisset".
     2016.02.13 -- p. 25, from "die quoquam mensis" to "nomine lintrarios."
     2016.02.20 -- p. 25, from "imprudentibus magistris" to "in fusorio posito."
     2016.02.27 -- p. 25, from inspectum ii," to "ceterorum discipulorum."
     2016.03.05 -- pp. 25-26, from "quod iudicum" to "cadentium audiverunt."
     2016.03.12 -- p. 26, from "afferto epistulas" to "ad Harrium missa."
     2016.03.19 -- p. 26, from "quam sublatum" to "Comitatus Surreyiae"




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:
     2016.02.06 -- p. 85
     2016.02.13 -- p. 86
     2016.02.20 -- p. 87
     2016.02.27 -- p. 88
     2016.03.05 -- p. 89
     2016.03.12 -- pp. 90-91
     2016.03.19 -- p. 92



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:
     Feb 07 Chapter 60
     Feb 14 Chapter 61
     Feb 21 Chapter 62
     Feb 28 Chapter 63
     Mar 06 Chapter 64
     Mar 13 Chapter 65
     Mar 20 Chapter 66
     Mar 27 Chapter 67
     Apr 03 Chapter 68
     Apr 10 Chapter 69
     Apr 17 Chapter 70
     Apr 24 Chapter 71



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:
     Feb 07      Chapter 94
     Feb 14      Chapter 95
     Feb 21      Chapter 96
     Feb 28      Chapter 97
     Mar 06      Chapter 98
     Mar 13      Chapter 99
     Mar 20      Chapter 100



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:
     Ch. 16, EX, SA: 7 February



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:
     Feb. 4 - cap. 52, 355-483, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Feb. 11 - cap. 52, 355-483, ex. 7
     Feb. 18 - cap. 52, 484-617, ex. 10 (1-4)
     Feb. 25 - cap. 52, 484-617, ex. 9
     Mar. 3 - cap. 52, 618-724, ex. 12 (1-4)
     Mar. 10 - cap. 52, 618-724, ex. 14 (gram)
     Mar. 17 - cap. 52, 618-724, ex. 11
     Mar. 24 - no assignment (Easter)
     Mar. 31 - cap. 52, 725-740 (gram), ex. 13



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Lux)
Text: Lingua Latina: Familia Romana; Exercitia Latina I
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/lux
Assignments:
     Feb.4 - cap. 34, 155-217, ex. 7
     Feb.11 - cap. 34, 155-217, ex. 8, 11
     Feb.18 - cap. 34, 155-217, ex. 9
     Feb. 25 - cap. 35, 1-56, ex. 1
     Mar. 3 - cap. 35, 57-221, ex. 2
     Mar. 10 - cap. 35, 222-237, ex. 3



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:
     Feb. 9 - cap. 4, 1-43; ex. 1, 2, 3, 4
     Feb. 16 - cap. 4, 44-98; ex. 5, 6, 8
     Feb. 23 - cap. 4, 44-98 & 99-122; ex. 7, 9, 10, 11
     Mar. 1 - cap. 5, 1-46; ex. 1, 2, 3



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:
     Feb. 4 - cap. 7, 1-29, PC 1-2
     Feb. 11 - cap. 7, 30-60, PC 3-5
     Feb. 18 - cap. 7, 61-104, PC 6-12
     Feb. 25 - cap. 8, 1-35, PC 1-3
     Mar. 3 - cap. 8, 36-82, PC 4-6



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:
     Feb. 4 - cap. 37, 1-88, ex. 2 (1-4) ; 3 (1-5)
     Feb. 11 - cap. 37, 1-88, ex. 3 (6-11)
     Feb. 18 - cap. 37, 1-88, ex. 1 ; 3 (12-15)
     Feb. 25 - cap. 37, 89-180, ex. 5 (1-4) ; 7 (1-5)


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