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Date: Fri, 08 May 2015 15:01:38 -0700
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at lists dot quasillum dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Update as of May 8th, 2015


A new Wheelock Beginner group has started.  See below for "Aediles".

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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 38: 9 May
         section 39: 16 May
         no assignment (holiday) 23 May



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:
     sentences 78.4-79.3: 9 May
     sentences 80.1-81.2: 16 May
     no assignment (holiday): 23 May



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 12: VII, 467-492, from "Ergo iter...." to "... se nocte ferebant."
     May 19: VII, 493-518, from "Hunc procul...." to "... pectora natos."
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2: VII, 519-544, from "Tum vero...." to "... voce superba:"
     June 9: VII, 545-571, from "'En, perfecta...." to "... levabat."
     June 16: VII, 572-593, from "Nec minus...." to "... testatus inanis."
     June 23: VII, 594-619, from "Frangimur...." to "... se condidit umbris."
     June 30: VII, 620-646, from "Tum regina...." to "... perlabitur aura."



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. 74-91: 9 May
         ll. 92-111: 16 May
         no assignment (holiday): 23 May



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. 708-725: 9 May
         ll. 726-736: 16 May
         no assignment (holiday): 23 May



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.61.11-62.1 for May 11
     III.62.2-6 for May 18
     III.62.7-63.2 for May 25



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 11 sections 1-6: 9 May
         Letter 11 sections 7-11: 16 May
         no assignment (holiday): 23 May



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:
     7.10.1-7.10.8: 9 May
     7.10.9-7.10.16: 16 May
     no assignment (holiday) 23 May



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 11: XIV.39-40.1
     May 18: XIV.40.2-42.1
     May 25: XIV.42.2-43.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 11 Divus Augustus 78
     May 18: Divus Augustus 79
     For May 25: Divus Augustus 80-81



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 29.2-30.1: 9 May
     sentences 30.2-30.6: 16 May
     no assignment (holiday): 23 May



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 2.141-2.144: 9 May
         sentences 2.145-2.149: 16 May
         no assignment (holiday): 23 May



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 38: 9 May
         section 39: 16 May
         no assignment (holiday): 23 May



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:
     May 10 Book IV.16
     May 17 Book IV.17
     May 24 Book IV.18-20
     May 31 Book IV.21-26
     Jun 07 Book IV.27
     Jun 14 Book V.1
     Jun 21 Book V.2-3
     Jun 28 Book V.4



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     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:
     May 14: 12.24.33
     May 21: 12.25.34a (through “…quia verum est.”)
     May 28: no assignment (US Memorial Day holiday)
     June 4: 12.25.34b (“si autem ideo ament illud…” through end)
     June 11: 12.25.35
     June 18: 12.26.36
     June 25: 12.27.37




Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     3.30.1-3.30.7: 9 May



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     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:
     May 12 -- "De Homine et Uxore Litigosa," pp. 71-72.
     May 19 -- "How the English came Into Ireland," pp. 272-273,
         from "Considerantes autem...," to "... imperium timor invidit."
     May 26 -- Memorial Day
     June 2 -- "De Quodam Solitario," pp. 72-73
     June 9 -- "How the English Came Into Ireland," pp. 273-274,
         from "Fortunam 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:
     May 12 - p. 72, 5th fr. bott. to p. 73 line 11
         (quod . . . . . usi sunt.)
     May 19 - p. 73, lines 12-25
         (accidit . . . . . mirandus.)
     May 26 - no assignment
     June 2 - p. 73, 7th fr. bott. to p. 74 line 11
         (exsiluerunt . . . . . fuit aer.)



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:
     2015.05.08 -- p. 15, from "matertera regressa" to "ibi Harrius dormiebat."
     2015.05.15 -- p. 15, from "vestitus per atrium" to "re vera erat celerrimus."
     2015.05.22 -- p. 15, from "comparatus cum" to "erat fulguri similis."
     2015.05.29 -- p. 15-16, from "cicatrices tam diu" to matutina latravit."



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:
     2015.05.08 -- p. 50
     2015.05.15 -- p. 51
     2015.05.22 -- p. 52
     2015.05.29 -- p. 53



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:
     May 10 Chapter 23
     May 17 Chapter 24
     May 24 Chapter 25
     May 31 Chapter 26
     Jun 07 Chapter 27
     Jun 14 Chapter 28
     Jun 21 Chapter 29
     Jun 28 Chapter 30



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:
     May 10 Chapter 57
     May 17 Chapter 58
     May 24 Chapter 59
     May 31 Chapter 60
     Jun 07 Chapter 61
     Jun 14 Chapter 62
     Jun 21 Chapter 63
     Jun 28 Chapter 64



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:
     May 10 Chapter 94
     May 17 Chapter 95
     May 24 Chapter 96
     May 31 Chapter 97
     Jun 07 Chapter 98
     Jun 14 Chapter 99
     Jun 21 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:
     9 May:  Ch. 1, SA
             Ch. 1, TR 1-5 "The Poet Horace Contemplates an Invitation"
     16 May  SSS Chapter 1
     23 May (no assignment): holiday.
     30 May:  Ch. 2, SA
         Ch.  2, TR 1-5 "Catullus Bids His Girlfriend Farewell"
     5 June : SSS Chapter 2
     12 June: Ch. 3, EX, SA
     19 June: Ch. 3, TR 1-2, "The Grass is Always Greener"
              SSS -- Chapter 3
     26 June:  Ch.  4, EX, SA



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:
     May 10 Chapter 18
     May 17 Chapter 19
     May 24 Chapter 20
     May 31 Chapter 21
     Jun 07 Chapter 22
     Jun 14 Chapter 23
     Jun 21 Chapter 24
     Jun 28 Chapter 25



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:
     May 10 Chapter 32
     May 17 Chapter 33
     May 24 Chapter 34
     May 31 Chapter 35
     Jun 07 Chapter 36
     Jun 14 Chapter 37
     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:
     9 May:  Ch. 33, TR 1, "B.Y.O.B."
                 TR 2, "The Rich Get Richer"
                 TR 3, "Aristotle, Tutor of Alexander the Great"
                 TR 4-5, "Your Loss, My Gain!"
                 (There should be a period, not a comma, after "recEpisti.")
                 SSS chapter 33



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:
     May 12 - cap. 54, 493-617, ex. 11
     May 19 - cap. 54, ex. 13 (1-28)
     May 26 - no assignment



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:
     May 14 - cap. 49, 179-285, ex. 6 (1-4)
     May 21 - no assignment
     May 28 - cap. 49, 179-285, ex. 5
     June 4 - cap. 49, ex. 8
     June 11 - cap. 50, 1-128, ex. 2 (1-4)
     June 18 - cap. 50, 1-128, ex. 1



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:
     May 14 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 8, 12
     May 21 - no assignment
     May 28 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 9
     June 4 - cap. 31, 132-204, ex. 10


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