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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for February 21st, 2017
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:28:23 -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 14: Feb 25
         section 15: Mar 4
         section 16: Mar 11
         section 17: Mar 18
         section 18: Mar 25



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:
     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:
     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:
     Feb. 28: IX, 314-334, from "Egressi superant...," to "... torique madent,"
         in which they decide to start killing sleeping Rutulians.
     Mar. 7: IX, 335-350, from "Nec non Lamyrumque...," to "... instat,"
         in which the slaughter continues.
     Mar. 14: IX, 351-366, from "Iamque ad Messapi...," to "... tuta capessunt,"
         in which our heroes recall their original plan
     Mar. 21: IX, 367-389, from "Interea...," to "... respexit amicum,"
         in which they are spotted by the enemy.
     Mar. 28: IX, 390-409, from "Euryale infelix," to "... per auras,"
         in which Nisus goes in search of his friend.
     Apr.  4: IX, 410-430, from "Dixerat, et toto...," to "... dilexit amicum,"
         in which Nisus finds Euryalus.
     Apr. 11 -- Easter
     Apr. 18: IX, 430-449, from "Talia dicta...," to "... Romanus habebit,"
         in which Nisus attacks the Rutulians.
     Apr. 25: IX, 450-472, from "Victores praeda...," to "... fluentia tabo,"
         in which the Trojans discover the fate of Nisus and Euryalus.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     Feb 26  Ode 12 Lines 33-60
     Mar 05  Ode 13
     Mar 12  Ode 14
     Mar 19  Ode 15 Lines 01-19
     Mar 26  Ode 15 Lines 20-36
     Apr 02  Ode 16
     Apr 09  Ode 17
     Apr 23  Ode 18
     Apr 30  Ode 19,
     May 07  Ode 20
     May 14  Ode 21
     May 21  Ode 22
     May 28  Ode 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:
     Feb 27 p. 115, ll. 470-491
     Mar 6 p. 117, ll. 1-19
     (no assignment for Mar 10)
     Mar 20 p. 117, l. 20 - p. 119, l. 41
     Mar 27 p. 119, l. 42 - p. 121, l. 61



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Feb 26: IV:247-265
     Mar 5:  IV: 266-280
     Mar 12: IV: 281-295
     Mar 19: IV: 296-316
     Mar 26: IV: 317-333
     Apr 2:  IV: 334-351
     Apr 9:  IV: 352-367
     Apr 16: IV: 368-386
     Apr 23: IV: 387-401
     Apr 30: IV: 402-415



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     February 26th – "Collis" to "errans" [1st Seven Chunks]
     March 5th – "Vosque" to "compararier ausit" [2nd Six]
     March 12th – "Nulla" to "nova nupta" [3rd Five]
     March 19th – "Prodeas" to "Hymenaee" [4th Six]
     March 26th – "ne” to "Hymenaee"  [5th Six]
     April 2nd – "en" to "Hymenaee" [6th Six]
     April 9th – "vos" to "ingenerari" [7th Six]
     April 16th – Easter [No Submission]
     April 23rd – "Torquatus" to end [Remainder]



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:
     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:
     Feb 27 VI.3-4
     Mar 6 VI.5.1-5
     (no assignment for Mar 13)
     Mar 20 VI.5.6-6.3
     Mar 27 VI.6.4-9



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:
     Feb 27 VIII.x.16-19
     Mar 6 VIII.x.20-25
     (no assignment for Mar 13)
     Mar 20 VIII.x.26-31 (part)
     Mar 27 VIII.x.31(contd.)-36



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.28.7-29.3 for Feb 27
     IV.29.4-8 for Mar 6
     (no assignment for Mar 13)
     IV.30.1-5 for Mar 20
     IV.30.6-11 for Mar 27



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Feb 27: XVI.2.4-4.2
     Mar 6: XVI.4.3-5.5
     (no assignment for Mar 13)
     Mar 20: XVI.6.1-7.4
     Mar 27: XVI.8.1-9.5



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Feb 27: Tiberius 67
     Feb 27: Tiberius 67
     Mar 6: Tiberius 68
     (no assignment for Mar 13)
     Mar 20: Tiberius 69-70
     Mar 27: Tiberius 71-72.2



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 27: Feb 25
         section 28: March 4
         section 29: March 11
         section 30: March 18  Finis!



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     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
     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 / The City of God (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Assignments:
     Mar 8 De Civitate Dei-Epistula pars I,
         through "...quatuor uero ultimi debitos fines."
     Mar 15 De Civitate Dei-Epistula pars II,
         from "Si ut fuisti diligens…" to the end
     Mar 22 De Civitate Dei 1 Preface
     Mar 29 De Civitate Dei 1.1a,
         through "...et captiuandi cupiditas frangebatur."
     Apr 5 De Civitate Dei 1.1b,
         from "Sic euaserunt multi, qui nunc…" to the end
     Apr 12 De Civitate Dei 1.2
     Apr 19 No Assignment-Easter
     Apr 26 De Civitate Dei 1.3a,
         through "... commendat Troia penates?"
     May 3 De Civitate Dei 1.3b,
         from "Si igitur Vergilius tales…" to the end
     May 10 De Civitate Dei 1.4
     May 17 De Civitate Dei 1.5
     May 24 De Civitate Dei 1.6a,
         through "...ne quis corpus liberum uiolaret."
     May 31 No Assignment-Memorial Day (U.S.)



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Feb 26: 4.20 (from Ydros et ater to ab altithroni)
     Mar 5: 4.21 to 4.22 (to si referatur fore proficuum)
     Mar 12: 4.22 (from Occisus est to sunt vincula soluta)
     Mar 19: 4.22 (from Habebat enim to ne fidem mei promissi praevaricer)
     Mar 26: 4.22 (from Ut ergo convaluit to ut promiserat misit)
     April 2: 4.22 (from Qui post haec to inserendam credidi)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     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:
     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: 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 28 - p. 113, line 9 to bottom
         (tibi dicam illa . . . retulissent.)
     Mar 7 - p. 114, lines 1-13
         (haec fuit . . . decidere.)
     Mar 14 - p. 114, lines 14-26
         (tu nunc . . . arripiens.)
     Mar 21 - p. 114, 4th line fr. bot. - p. 115 line 10
         (nani et Bilbo . . . in siluis?")



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:
     2017.02.25 -- p. 41, from "in animo Harrii" to "cura ut valeas."
     2017.03.04 -- p. 42, from "Hagrid epistulam convolutam" to "animo erecto."
     2017.03.11 -- p. 42, from "'eum appelavi Muggle" to "infamis, talis esset."
     2017.03.18 -- p. 42, from "epistula eiusdem generis" to "es nobiscum!'"
     2017.03.25 -- pp. 42-43, from "color omnis ab" to "anxius videbatur."
     2017.04.01 -- p. 43, from "hoc nunquam speravi" to "quin noverit --'"
     2017.04.08 -- p. 43, from "'quem dicis?'" to "sibi potentiam obtineret."



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:
     2017.02.25 -- p. 138
     2017.03.04 -- p. 139
     2017.03.11 -- p. 140
     2017.03.18 -- p. 141
     2017.03.25 -- p. 142
     2017.04.01 -- p. 143
     2017.04.08 -- p. 144



Group: Latin Prose Composition (Prose)
Text: Latin Prose Composition by North and Hillard
Coordinator: Jacob Saporito <japorito at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     February 22 - Exercises 24.1-10:



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:
     Feb 26 wh ch 5 Exercitationes and Sententiae Antiquae
     Mar 5 ch 5 translation and Scribbles
     Mar 12 ch 6 Wheelock Exercitationes and Sententiae Antiquae
     Mar 19 translation and Scribbles ch 6
     Mar 26 ch 7 Ex and S



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:
     Feb 26 Ch 14 TR and SSS
     Mar 5 Study for Chapter 15
     March 12 Ch 15 Ex and SA
     March 19 Ch 15 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:
     Feb 26  Ch 30 TR and SSS
     Mar 5   Ch 31 EX and SA
     Mar 12  Ch 31 tr and SSS
     Mar 19  Ch 32 Ex and SA
     Mar 26  Ch 32 TR and SSS



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. 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:
     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:
     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:
     Feb. 23 - cap. 41, 94-111; ex. 5, 6 (7-12)
     Mar. 2 - cap. 41, 112-137; ex. 4, 6 (13-18)
     Mar. 9 - cap. 41, 138-157; ex. 8, 9 (1-8)
     Mar. 16 - cap. 41, 158-180; ex. 9 (9-14)
     Mar. 23 - cap. 41, 181-196; ex. 7, 9 (15-16)
     Mar. 30 - cap. 41, 197-220; ex. 12 (1-8)
     Apr. 6 - cap. 41, 221-231; ex. 11, 12 (9-13)
     Apr. 13 - no assignment
     Apr. 20 - cap. 41, no new reading; ex. 11



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