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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for January 15th, 2017
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:17:59 -0800

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Group: Caesar's De Bello Civile (Caesar)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
     Liber I section 9: 21st. January
     Liber I section 10: 28th. January



Group: Cicero's De Amicitia (Friendship)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/cicero/senectute.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan. 17: 87
     Jan. 24: 88
     Jan. 31: 89 and 90
     Feb. 7: 91, 92, 93 and 94.
     Feb. 14: 95 and 96
     Feb. 21: 97 and 98
     Feb. 28: 99
     Mar. 7: 100
     Mar. 14: 101 and 102
     Mar. 21: 103 and 104, which is the end.


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:
     18 January: 53.1–53.5
     25 January: 53.6–54.6
      1 February: 55.1–56.1
      8 February: 56.2–57.1
     15 February: 57.2–58.3
     22 February: 58.4–58.12
      1 March: 58.13–59.1
      8 March: 59.2–59.6
     15 March: 60.1–60.7
     22 March: 61.1–61.9 (end)



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan. 17: IX, 197-218, from "Obstipuit magno...," to "... curat Acestae,"
         in which Euryalus offers to come too.
     Jan. 24: IX, 219-233, from "Ille autem...," to "... dicere iussit,"
         in which the pair gain audience with the Trojan leaders.
     Jan. 31: IX, 234-256, from "Tum sic Hyrtacides...," to "... unquam,"
         in which Aletes speaks.
     Feb. 7: IX, 257-274, from "Immo ego...," to "... ipse Latinus,"
         in which Ascanius accepts their offer.
     Feb. 14: IX, 275-294, from "Te vero...," to "... pietatis imago,"
         in which Euryalus asks Ascanius to look after his mother.
     Feb. 21: IX, 295-313, from "Tum sic effatur:" to "... inrita donant,"
         in which they set out.
     Feb. 28: IX, 314-334, from "Egressi superant...," to "... torique madent,"
         in which they decide to start killing sleeping Rutulians.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan 22 Ode 7, lines 14-32
     Jan 29 Ode 8
     Feb 05 Ode 9
     Feb 12 Ode 10
     Feb 19 Ode 11
     Feb 26 Ode 12, lines 01-24



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:  John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan 16 p. 107, l. 361-375
     Jan 23 p. 107, l. 376 to p. 109, l. 394
     Jan 30 p. 109, ll. 395-412



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan 22: IV:163-178
     Jan 29: IV:178-193
     Feb 05: IV:194-211
     Feb 12: IV:212-227
     Feb 19: IV:227-246
     Feb 26: IV:247-265



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     January 22nd:  Catullus 55
     January 29th:  Catullus 56, 57
     February 5th:   Catullus 58, Catullus 58b, Catullus 59
     February 12th:  Catullus 61 [Collis -- Hymenaee]
     February 19th:  Catullus 61 [ut libentius -- comas]
     February 26th:  Catullus 61 [tardet -- lecti]



Group: Martial's Book about Spectacles (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     January 22nd – 11, 12
     January 29th – 13, 14
     February 5th – 15, 16, 16B
     February 12th – 17, 18, 19
     February 19th – 20, 21, 21+B
     February 26th – 22, 23
     March 5th – 24, 25, 25B
     March 12th – 26
     March 19th – 27
     March 26th – 28
     April 2nd – 29
     April 9th – 30, 31, 32, 33,



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Assignments:
     Jan 16 V.20.1-4
     Jan 23 V.20.5-8
     Jan 30 V.21



Group: Curtius Rufus' Life of Alexander (Curtius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/curtius.html
Comment: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Curtius/home.html
Assignments:
     Jan 16 VIII.ix.19-23
     Jan 23 VIII.ix.24-29
     Jan 30 VIII.ix.30-35



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.26.1-6 for Jan 16
     IV.26.7-10 for Jan 23
     IV.26.11-27.3 for Jan 30



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jan 16: XV.69-70.1
     Jan 23: XV.70.2-71.8
     Jan 30: 71.9-72.4



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jan 16: Tiberius 60-61.1
     Jan 23: Tiberius 61.2-4
     Jan 30: Tiberius 61.5-62.1



Group: Tacitus' Germania (Germania)
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.ger.shtml
Assignments:
     Jan. 17: 46, "Peucinorum...," to the end.



Group: Apuleius' Metamorphoses - The Golden Ass (GoldenAss)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/apuleius.html
Assignments:
     Liber XI section 22: 21st. January
     Liber XI section 23  28th. January



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Jan 22 Cimon 2.1-3
     Jan 29 Cimon 2.4-5
     Feb 05 Cimon 3.1-4
     Feb 12 Cimon 4.1-4
     Feb 19 Lysander 1.1-3
     Feb 26 Lysander 1.4-5
     Mar 04 Lysander 2.1-3
     Mar 11 Lysander 3.1-3
     Mar 18 Lysander 3.4-5
     Mar 25 Lysander 4.1-3



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Jan 18 Mark 15: 1-11
     Jan 25 Mark 15: 12-24
     Feb 1 Mark 15: 25-36
     Feb 8  Mark 15: 37-47
     Feb 15 Mark 16: 1-10
     Feb 22 Mark 16: 11-20 The End!
     Mar 1 No Assignment-Ash Wednesday
     Mar 8 Revelation 1: 1-10
     Mar 15 Revelation 1: 11-20
     Mar 22 Revelation 2: 1-10
     Mar 29 Revelation 2: 11-20
     Apr 5 Revelation 2: 21-29
     Apr 12 Revelation 3: 1-11
     Apr 19 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 26 Revelation 3: 12-22
     May 3 Revelation 4: 1-11
     May 10 Revelation 5: 1-14
     May 17 Revelation 6: 1-9
     May 24 Revelation 6: 10-17
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan 18 Confessiones 13.34.49
     Jan 25 Confessiones 13.35.50, 13.36.51, 13.37.52
     Feb 1 Confessiones 13.38.53 The End!



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan 22: 4.19 (from Cumque corpus to Sit gloria nomini Domini)
     Jan 29: 4.19 (from Nec multo post to ardorque promineat)
     Feb 5: 4.19 (from Contigit autem to carnis originem duxerat)
     Feb 12: 4.20 (from Videtur opportunum to ignibus usta feris)
     Feb 19: 4.20 (from Kasta feras superat to Xriste, tui est operis)
     Feb 26: 4.20 (from Ydros et ater to ab altithroni) to 4.21




Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Jan 18 Gesta Tancredi 23.6-23.10
     Jan 25 Gesta Tancredi 24.1-25.2
     Feb 1 Gesta Tancredi 25.3-25.9
     Feb 8 Gesta Tancredi 25.10-25.15
     Feb 15 Gesta Tancredi 25.16-26.3
     Feb 22 Gesta Tancredi 26.4-26.11
     Mar 1 No Assignment-Ash Wednesday
     Mar 8 Gesta Tancredi 26.12-27.3
     Mar 15 Gesta Tancredi 27.4-27.11
     Mar 22 Gesta Tancredi 28.1-28.7
     Mar 29 Gesta Tancredi 29.1-29.6
     Apr 5 Gesta Tancredi 29.7-29.13
     Apr 12 Gesta Tancredi 30.1-31.3
     Apr 19 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 26 Gesta Tancredi 31.4-31.9
     May 3 Gesta Tancredi 31.10-32.4
     May 10 Gesta Tancredi 32.5-33.2
     May 17 Gesta Tancredi 33.3-33.9
     May 24 Gesta Tancredi 33.10-33.16
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan. 17: "Women's Fashions, pp. 289-290,
         from "Magis esse similes...," to the end.
     Jan. 24: "De Decem Tonellis Olei," p. 90, to "... eius devitavit."
     Jan. 31: "A Precocious Novice," pp. 290-291, to "... pupillam oculi sui."
     Feb. 7: "De Decem Tonellis Olei," p. 90,
         from "Denique contristatus...," to "... in custodia recepit."
     Feb. 14: "A Precocious Novice," p. 291,
         from "Venerunt  itaque plures...," to "... aptus est regna Dei."
     Feb. 21: "De Decem Tonellis Olei," pp. 90-91,
         from "At post longum...," to "... quia iustum erat, concessit."
     Feb. 28: "A Precocious Novice, pp. 291-292,
         from "Et ait mihi pater:" to "... quod talia patri meo dicebam."
     Mar. 7: "De Decem Tonellis Olei," p. 91,
         from "In civitate autem...," to "... inde iudicium faceret."
     Mar. 14: "A Precocious Novice, p. 292,
         from Et tunc dixit fratribus...," to "... ipse bene fac."
     Mar. 21: "De Decem Tonellis Olei," pp. 91-92,
         from "Inde philosophus: Praecipe...," to the end.
     Mar. 28: "A Precocious Novice,"pp. 292-293,
         from "Et respondit pater...," to "ultra modum turbatus."



Group: Erasmus's "The Praise of Folly" (Erasmus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/erasmus/moriae.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
     January 22nd:  Section 11 [Start -- velit.]
     February 5th:  Section 11 [Et -- cogitarit]
     February 19th:  Rest of Section 11
     March 5th: Section 12
     March 19th: Section 13 [Start -- ringitur.]



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:
     Jan 17 - p. 110, lines 1-13
         ("gerrae! . . . ferret.)
     Jan 24 - p. 110 line 14 - p. 111 line 1
         ("debemusne . . . ut eum terreret.)
     Jan 31 - p. 111, lines 2-16
         (audire quem . . . confidere potuerunt.)
     Feb 7 - p. 111, line 17 to bottom
         (tu riseris . . . eum consequente.)
     Feb 14 - p. 112, lines 1-22
         ("effractarium . . . dependentibus.)
     Feb 21 - p. 112 line 23 - p. 113 line 8
         (sed etiam . . . decideret.)
     Feb 28 - p. 113, line 9 to bottom
         (tibi dicam illa . . . retulissent.)



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:
     2016.01.21 -- p. 39-40, from "'num vultis mihi" to "insane intuitus est."
     2016.01.28 -- p. 40, from "'nonne de matercula" to "iracundiam praeferret."
     2016.02.04 -- p. 40, from "'nunquam eum" to "stridens audiebantur."
     2016.02.11 -- p. 40-41, from "'quid dixisti me esse?'" to "FASCINATIONIS"
     2016.02.18 -- p. 41, from "“Praeses: Albus" to "Pridie Kalendas Augustas."



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:
     2016.01.21 -- p. 133
     2016.01.28 -- p. 134
     2016.02.04 -- p. 135
     2016.02.11 -- p. 136
     2016.02.18 -- p. 137



Group: Latin Prose Composition (Prose)
Text: Latin Prose Composition by North and Hillard
Coordinator: Jacob Saporito <japorito at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     January 16 - exercises 6.1-10
     January 23 - exercises 10.1-10
     January 30 - exercises 15 and 19
     February 6 - exercises 20.1-12



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aquilae)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Jan 22 ch 3 tr and sss ch 3
     Jan 29 Australia Day weekend
     Feb 5 wh ch 4



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Consules)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Jan 22 study for Ch 13
     Jan 29 Ch 13 EX,SA
     Feb 5  Ch 13 TR and SSS



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aediles)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Jan 15 Ch 28 EX,SA
     Jan 22 Ch 28 TR and SSS
     Jan 29  no assignment - Australia Day Holiday



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:
     Jan. 19 - cap. 56, 61-139, ex. 3
     Jan. 26 - cap. 56, 140-231, ex. 6 (1-4)
     Feb. 2 - cap. 56, 140-231, ex. 5
     Feb. 9 - cap. 56, 232-325, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Feb. 16 - cap. 56, 232-325, ex. 7
     Feb. 23 - cap. 56, ex. 9  FINIS!



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:
     Jan 17 - cap. 11, grammatica: ex. 12 ; 13
     Jan 24 - cap. 12, 1-35: ex. 1 ; 2 ; 4 (1-5)
     Jan 31 - cap. 12, 1-35: ex. 3 ; 4 (6-18)
     Feb 7 - cap. 12, 36-91; ex. 5 ; 6 ; 12 (1-6)
     Feb 14 - cap. 12, 36-91; ex. 7 ; 8 ; 9 ; 12 (7-10)
     Feb 21 - cap. 12, 36-91; ex. 10 ; 11 ; 12 (11-15)
     Feb 28 - cap. 12, 92-142; ex. 13 ; 16 (1-7)
     Mar 7 - cap. 12, 92-142; ex. 14 ; 16 (6-14)
     Mar 14 - cap. 12, 92-142; ex. 15 ; 17
     Mar 21 - cap. 12, grammatica; ex. 18 ; 19 ; 20



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:
     Jan. 19 - cap. 21, 59-88, PC 1-4
     Jan. 26 - cap. 21, 89-149, PC 5-7
     Feb. 2 - cap. 22, 1-67, PC 8-10
     Feb. 9 - cap. 22, 68-121, PC 1-8
     Feb. 16 - cap. 23, 1-50, PC 9-11
     Feb. 23 - cap. 23, 51-109, PC 1-3
     Mar. 2 - cap. 23, 110-155, PC 4-8
     Mar. 9 - cap. 24, 1-51, PC 9-11
     Mar. 16 - cap. 24, 52-117, PC 1-4
     Mar. 23 - cap. 25, 1-##, PC 5-10



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:
     Jan. 19 - cap. 40, 274-299; ex. 11, 13 (11-17)
     Jan. 26 - cap. 41 (Livy), 1-25; ex. 2, 3 (1-4)
     Feb. 2 - cap. 41, 26-48; ex. 3 (5-13)
     Feb. 9 - cap. 41, 49-68; ex. 1, 3 (14-17)

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