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Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:34:37 -0800
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of January 11th, 2015
From: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>

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Group Listings:


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 24: 17 January
         section 25: 24 January
         section 26: 31 January



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:
     57.1-59.3: 17 January
     59.4-60.3: 24 January
     61.1-62.2: 31 January



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Jan. 13: VII, 71-95, from "Praeterea...." to "... reddita luco est:"
     Jan. 20: VII, 96-119, from "'Ne pete...." to "... numine pressit."
     Jan. 27: VII, 120-143, from "Continuo:" to "... ab aethere nubem."
     Feb. 3: VII, 144-169, from "Diditur hic...." to "... consedit avito."
     Feb. 10: VII, 170-194, from "Tectum...." to "... prior edidit ore:"
     Feb. 17: VII, 195-221, from "'Dicite...." to "... ad limina misit."
     Feb. 24: VII, 222-248, from "Quanta per...." to "...labor vestes."



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. 466-481: 17 January
         ll. 482-495: 24 January
         ll. 496-507: 31 January



Group: Livy's Ab Urbe Condita (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     III.54.9-15 for January 12
     III.55.1-7 for January 19
     III.55.8-14 for January 26



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 III:
         Letter 20 section 1-8: 17 January
         Letter 20 sections 9-12: 24 January
         Letter 21: 31 January



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:
     7.7.36-7.7.42: 17 January
     7.7.43-7.7.51: 24 January
     7.7.52-7.7.60: 31 January



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     XIV.18.3-20.4 for January 12
     XIV.20.5-21.2 for January 19
     XIV.21.3-22.3 for January 26



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     January 12: Divus Augustus 59-61.1
     January 19: Divus Augustus 61.2-63.1
     January 26: Divus Augustus 63.2-64.2



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 14.2-15.5: 17 January
     sentences 15.6-15.13: 24 January
     sentences 16.1-16.5: 31 January



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 2.81-2.84: 17 January
         sentences 2.85-2.86: 24 January
         sentences 2.87-2.89: 31 January



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 24: 17 January
         section 25: 24 January
         section 26: 31 January



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:
     Jan 18 Book II.15-18
     Jan 25 Book II.19
     Feb 01 Book II.20
     Feb 08 Book II.21
     Feb 15 Book II.22
     Feb 22 Book II.23-24



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     1/14 Genesis 37:1-12
     1/21 Genesis 37:13-24
     1/28 Genesis 37:25-36
     2/4  Genesis 38:1-15
     2/11 Genesis 38:16-30
     2/18 No assignment-Ash Wednesday
     2/25 Genesis 39:1-11
     3/4  Genesis 39:12-23
     3/11 Genesis 40:1-11
     3/18 Genesis 40:12-23
     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:
     January 15: 12.15.18
     January 22: 12.15.19
     January 29: 12.15.20
     February 5: 12.15.21
     February 12: 12.15.22
     February 19: 12.16.23
     February 26: 12.17.24
     March 5: 12.17.25
     March 12: 12.17.26
     March 19: 12.18.27
     March 26: 12.19.28 March 27: 11.23.29



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     3.26.5-3.26.0: 17 January
     3.26.11-3.26.17: 24 January
     3.26.18-3.26.23: 31January



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     1/14 Gesta Francorum 9.29.26-9.29.39
     1/21 Gesta Francorum 9.29.40-9.29.53
     1/28 Gesta Francorum 10.30.1-10.30.8
     2/4  Gesta Francorum 10.30.9-10.30.22
     2/11 Gesta Francorum 10.30.23-10.31.1
     2/18 No assignment-Ash Wednesday
     2/25 Gesta Francorum 10.31.2-10.31.10
     3/4  Gesta Francorum 10.31.11-10.32.9
     3/11 Gesta Francorum 10.32.10-10.33.6
     3/18 Gesta Francorum 10.33.7-10.33.18
     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:
     Jan. 13 -- "King Lear," pp. 65-66, pp. 66-67,
         from "Scripsit statim...." to "... in pace vitam finivit."
     Jan. 20 -- "Quod Philippus Rex...," p. 267, from "Evaserunt...." to the end.
     Jan. 27 -- "King Lear," p. 67, from "Moraliter." 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:
     Jan. 13 - p. 63, line 15 to bottom
         (qui "accipio" . . . . . aut citius.)
     Jan. 20 - p. 64, lines 1-18
         (sed tunc . . . . . ualete!")
     Jan. 27 - p. 64 line 19 to p. 65 line 3
         (ita demum . . . . . fuit princeps.)
     Feb. 3 - p. 65, lines 4-21
         (qui tam . . . . . proficiscendum est.)



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:
     2015.01.16 -- p. 10, from "horologium erat" to "iam non habet.'"
     2015.01.23 -- p. 10, from "'num vis dicere" to "eis scripsi.'"



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:
     2015.01.16 -- p. 32
     2015.01.23 -- p. 33



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:
     Jan 11 Chapter 6
     Jan 18 Chapter 7
     Jan 25 Chapter 8
     Feb 01 Chapter 9
     Feb 08 Chapter 10
     Feb 15 Chapter 11
     Feb 22 Chapter 12



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:
     Jan 11 Chapter 40
     Jan 18 Chapter 41
     Jan 25 Chapter 42
     Feb 01 Chapter 43
     Feb 08 Chapter 44
     Feb 15 Chapter 45
     Feb 22 Chapter 46



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:
     Jan 11 Chapter 77
     Jan 18 Chapter 78
     Jan 25 Chapter 79
     Feb 01 Chapter 80
     Feb 08 Chapter 81
     Feb 15 Chapter 82
     Feb 22 Chapter 83



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:
     Jan 11 Chapter 1
     Jan 18 Chapter 2
     Jan 25 Chapter 3
     Feb 01 Chapter 4
     Feb 08 Chapter 5
     Feb 15 Chapter 6
     Feb 22 Chapter 7



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:
     Jan 11 Chapter 22a
     Jan 18 Chapter 23
     Jan 25 Chapter 23a
     Feb 01 Chapter 24
     Feb 08 Chapter 24a
     Feb 15 Chapter 25
     Feb 22 Chapter 25a



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:
     17 January: Ch. 29, EX, SA



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Milites)
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:
     17  January:  Ch. 36, TR 1, "The Quality of Martial's Book"
                TR 2, "I Don't Cook for Cooks!"
                TR 3, "I Love Her....I Love Her Not"
                TR 4, "Oh, I'd Love to Read You My Poems -- Not!"
                TR 5-6, "Who Is Truly Free?"
                TR 7-13, "Testimony Against the Conspirators"
                SSS Caput XXXVI
     24 January :  Ch. 37, EX, SA
     31 January:  Ch. 37, TR 1, "Thanks, But No Thanks"
                TR 2-9, "Trimalchio's Epitaph"
                TR 10-16, "Marcus Quinto Fratri S."
                SSS Caput XXXVII



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:
     Jan. 13 - cap. 53, 153-303, ex. 3
     Jan. 20 - cap. 53, 304-412, ex. 6 (1-4)
     Jan. 27 - cap. 53, 304-412, ex. 5
     Feb. 3 - cap. 53, ex. 7 (1-21)



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:
     Jan. 15 : cap. 48, 180-271 : Ex. 6 (1-4)
     Jan. 22 : cap. 48, 180-271 : Ex. 5
     Jan. 29 : cap. 48, 272-388 : Ex. 8 (1-4)
     Feb. 5 : cap. 48, 272-388 : Ex. 7



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:
     Jan. 15 : cap. 30, 1-38, ex. 2
     Jan. 22 : cap. 30, 1-38, ex. 3
     Jan. 29 : cap. 30, 39-85, ex. 4, 5
     Feb. 5 : cap. 30, 39-85, ex. 6

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