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Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:18:02 -0700
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at lists dot quasillum dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Updated June 23rd, 2015


Sally will be starting a new Cicero group translating De Amicitia.
See below for 'Friendship' 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 44: 27 June
         no assignment (holiday): 4 July



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:
     first assignment posted on June 27, due July 11



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     June 23: VII, 594-619, from "Frangimur...." to "... se condidit umbris."
     June 30: VII, 620-646, from "Tum regina...." to "... perlabitur aura."
     July 7 -- Fourth of July
     July 14: VII, 647-669, from "Primus init...." to "... innexus amictu."
     July 21 -- Summer Break
     July 28: VII, 670-694, from "Tum gemini...." to "... retractat."
     August 4 -- Summer Break
     August 11: VII, 695-722, from "Hi Fescenninas...." to "... tellus."
     August 18 -- Summer Break
     August 25: VII, 723-749, from "Hinc Agamemnonius...." to "... vivere rapto."
     Sept. 1: VII, 750-760, from "Quin et Marruvia ...." to "... flevere lacus."
     Sept. 8 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 15: VII, 761-782, from "Ibat et...." to "... in bella ruebat."
     Sept. 22: VII, 783-802, from "Ipse inter primos...." to "... Ufens."
     Sept. 29: VII, 803-816, from "Hos super...." to the END of Book VII.



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 C. Verrem:
         ll. 200-222: 27 June
         no assignment (holiday): 4 July



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. 812-828: 27 June
         no assignment (holiday) -- 4 July



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:
     III.64.1-6 for Jun 22
     III.64.7-11 for Jun 29
     III.65.1-6 for Jul 6
     III.65.7-11 for Jul 13
     III.66.1-5 for Jul 20
     III.66.6-67.4 for Jul 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 14 sections 1-5: 27 June
         no assignment (holiday): 4 July



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:
     7.11.19-7.11.25: 27 June
     no assignment (holiday): 4 July



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     June 22: XIV.46.2-48.3
     June 29: XIV.48.4-49.3
     July 6: XIV.49.4-51.3
     July 13: XIV.51.4-52
     July 20: XIV.53.1-5
     July 27: XIV.53.6-55.1



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     June 22: Divus Augustus 85-86.1
     June 29: Divus Augustus 86.2-87.1
     July 6: Divus Augustus 87.2-88
     July 13: Divus Augustus 89.1-2
     July 20: Divus Augustus 89.3-91.1
     July 27: Divus Augustus 91.2-92



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 34.3-35.3: 27 June
     no assignment(holiday): 4 July



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 2.169-2.172: 27 June
         no assignment (holiday): 4 July



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 2: 27 June
         no assignment (holiday): 4 July



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:
     Jun 21      Book V.2-3
     Jun 28      Book V.4
     Jul 05      Book V.5
     Jul 12      Book V.6
     Jul 19      Book V.7
     Jul 26      Book V.8-9


Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     6/24 Genesis 45:1-14
     7/1 No assignment- 4th of July (US)
     7/8 Genesis 45:15-28
     7/15 Genesis 46:1-17
     7/22 Genesis 46:18-34
     7/29 Genesis 47:1-15
     8/5 Genesis 47:16-31
     8/12 Genesis 48:1-11
     8/19 Genesis 48:12-22
     8/26 Genesis 49:1-16
     9/2 Genesis 49:17-32
     9/9 No assignment- U.S. Labor Day
     9/16 Genesis 50:1-13
     9/23 Genesis 50:14-25, the end!



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     June 25: 12.27.37
     July 2: no assignment (US Independence Day holiday)
     July 9: 12.28.38
     July 16: 12.28.39
     July 23: 12.29.40a (through “… at in cantu non ita est.”)
     July 30: 12.29.40b (“cum enim cantatur,…” through end)
     August 6: 12.30.41
     August 13: 12.31.42
     August 20: 12.32.43 (end Liber XII)



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     4.2.7-4.2.11: 27 June
     no assignment (holiday): 4 July



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     6/24 Gesta Francorum 10.38 10-10.38.23
     7/1 No assignment- 4th of July (US)
     7-8 Gesta Francorum 10.38.24-10.39.5
     7/15 Gesta Francorum 10.38.6-10.39.18
     7/22 Gesta Francorum 10.38.19-10.39.29
     7/29 Gesta Francorum 10.39.30-10.39.43
     8/5 Gesta Francorum 10.39.44-10.39.58
     8/12 Gesta Francorum 10.39.59-11.6
     8/19 Gesta Francorum 11.7-11.19
     8/26 Gesta Francorum 11.20-11.31
     9/2 Gesta Francorum 11.32-The End!



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     June 23 -- "St. Francis and the Birds," p.274, to "... attente respicere."
     June 30 -- "De Eo Quod Bonum...," pp. 74-75, to "... Saturni desertum."
     July 7 -- Fourth of July
     July 14 -- "St. Francis and the Birds," pp. 274-75,
         from "Ipse vero..." to end.
     July 21 -- "De Eo Quod Bonum...," p. 75,
         from "Cum autem venisset...." to end.
     July 28 -- "The Tomb of Vergil," pp. 275-276, to "... magistro extrahitur."



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:
     June 23 - p. 75 line 22 to p. 76 line 7
         (uereor . . . . . solent.)
     June 30 - p. 76, lines 8-24
         (malleos . . . . . non possunt.)
     July 7 - no assignment
     July 14 - p. 76, 8th fr. bott. to p. 77, line 6
         ("qui sunt . . . . . satis fuit!)
     July 21 - p. 77, lines 7-23
         ("hem!" . . . . . euenerat.)



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:
     2015.06.26 -- p. 16-17, from "Avunculus Vernon" to "irata et sollicita."
     2015.07.03 -- -- -- American Independence Day, no assignment
     2015.07.10 -- p. 17, from "'Vernon,' inquit," to "unquam habuerat."
     2015.07.17 -- p. 17, from "'quid nunc faciamus?'" to "puerum odit.'"
     2015.07.24 -- p. 17-18, from "Durslei saepe" to "pomum citreum glutivisse."




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:
     2015.06.26 -- p. 57
     2015.07.03 -- -- -- American Independence Day, no assignment
     2015.07.10 -- p. 58
     2015.07.17 -- p. 59
     2015.07.24 -- p. 60



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:
     Jun 28 Chapter 30
     Jul 05 Chapter 31
     Jul 12 Chapter 32
     Jul 19 Chapter 33
     Jul 26 Chapter 34
     Aug 02 Chapter 35
     Aug 09 Chapter 36
     Aug 16 Chapter 37
     Aug 23 Chapter 38
     Aug 30 Chapter 39



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:
     Jun 28 Chapter 64
     Jul 05 Chapter 65
     Jul 12 Chapter 66
     Jul 19 Chapter 67
     Jul 26 Chapter 68
     Aug 02 Chapter 69
     Aug 09 Chapter 70
     Aug 16 Chapter 71
     Aug 23 Chapter 72
     Aug 30 Chapter 73



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:
     27 June:  Ch.  4, EX, SA
     no assignment (holiday): 4 July



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:
     Jun 28 Chapter 25
     Jul 05 Chapter 26
     Jul 12 Chapter 27
     Jul 19 Chapter 28
     Jul 26 Chapter 29
     Aug 02 Chapter 30
     Aug 09 Chapter 31
     Aug 16 Chapter 32
     Aug 23 Chapter 33
     Aug 30 Chapter 34



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:
     Jun 21 Chapter 38
     Jun 28 Chapter 39
     Jul 05 Chapter 40



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:
     Ch. 35, EX, SA :27 June
     Ch. 35, TR 1, "Ovid Asks the Gods to Inspire His Work"
                TR 2-7, "Sorry, Nobody's Home!"
                TR 8, "'I Do.' 'I Don't'"
                TR 9, "Maronilla Has a Cough"
                TR 10, "Summer Vacation"
                 SSS chapter 35:  11 July
     Ch. 36, EX, SA : 25 July




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:
     June 23 - cap. 55, 107-214, ex. 3
     June 30 - cap. 55, 215-344, ex. 6 (1-4)
     July 7 - no assignment
     July 14 - cap. 55, 215-344, ex. 5
     July 21 - cap. 55, 345-471, ex. 8 (1-4)
     July 28 - cap. 55, 345-471, ex. 7



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:
     June 25 - cap. 50, 129-275, ex. 4 (1-4)
     July 2 - no assignment
     July 9 - cap. 50, 129-275, ex. 3
     July 16 - cap. 50, 276-383, ex. 6 (1-4)
     July 23 - cap. 50, 276-383, ex. 5



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:
     June 25 - cap. 32, 60-129, ex. 3
     July 2 - no assignment
     July 9 - cap. 32, 60-129, ex. 4
     July 16 - cap. 32, 60-129, ex. 5
     July 23 - cap. 32, 60-129, ex. 6



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