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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for September 17th, 2016
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2016 15:21:51 -0700

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Group: Caesar's Gallic Wars (CaesarBG)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html and posted
Coordinator: Steve Davies <steve.davies at zen dot co dot uk>
Assignments:
     Liber VII:
         Sep 24: Section 87
         Oct 1: Section 88
         Oct 8: Section 89
         Oct 15: Section 90



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:
     Sept. 20: 62 and 63.
     Sept. 27: 64.
     Oct. 4: 65 and 66.
     Oct. 11: 67, 68 and 69.
     Oct. 18: 70 and 71.
     Oct. 25: 72 and 73.



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:
     Sep 21 49.4–50.3
     Sep 28 50.4–51.4
     Oct  5 51.5–51.8
     Oct 12 51.9–51.14
     Oct 19 51.15–51.20
     Oct 26 51.21–51.29
     Nov  2 51.30–51.36
     Nov  9 51.37–51.42
     Nov 16 51.43–52.4
     Nov 23 No assignment
     Nov 30 52.5–52.10



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 20: VIII, 696-713, from "Regina in...," to ... flumina victos."
     Sept. 27: VIII, 714-731, from "At Caesar...," to the END of Book VIII.
     Oct. 4: IX, 1-24, to "... aethera votis,"
     Oct. 11: IX, 25-46, from "Iamque omnis...," to "... turribus hostem,"
     Oct. 18: IX, 47-66, from "Turnus ut...," to "... ossibus ardet,"
     Oct. 25: IX, 67-84, from "Qua temptet..." to "... poscit Olympo,"
     Nov. 1: IX, 85-106, from "Pinea silva...," to "... tremefecit Olympum,"
     Nov. 8: IX, 107-122, from "Ergo aderat...," to "... pontoque feruntur,"
     Nov. 15: IX, 123-145, from "Obstipuere...," to "... considere in ignis?"
     Nov. 22 -- Thanksgiving
     Nov. 29: IX, 146-168, from "Sed vos...," to "... insomnem ludo,"
     Dec. 6 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 13: IX, 168-175, from "Haec super...," to "... tuendum est,"
     Dec. 20: -- Winter Break
     Dec. 27 -- Christmas



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:
     Sep 19 p. 95, l. 161 to l. 178
     Sep 26 p. 95, l. 179 to p. 97, l. 196
     Oct 3 p. 97, l. 197 to l. 212
     Oct 10 p. 97, l. 213 to p. 98, l. 224
     Oct 17 p. 98, l. 225 to 244
     Oct 24 p. 98, l. 245 to p. 101, l. 268
     Oct 31 p. 101, l. 269 to p. 103, l. 290



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Changes)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Group will resume in early October 2016



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull (tristrapedia at gmail dot com)
Assignments:
     September 18th:  Catullus 35
     September 25th:  Catullus 36
     October 2nd:  Catullus 37
     October 9th:  Catullus 38
     October 16th:  Catullus 39
     October 23rd:  Catullus 40
     October 30th:  Catullus 41



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Assignment:
     Sep 19 V.13.4-6
     Sep 26 V.13.7-10
     Oct 3 V.14.1-5
     Oct 10 V.14.6-9
     Oct 17 V.15
     Oct 24 V.16.1-7(part)
     Oct 31 V.16.7(contd.)-11



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:
     Sep 19 VIII.vii.1-6
     Sep 26 VIII.vii.7-11
     Oct 3 VIII.vii.12-15
     Oct 10 VIII.viii.1-4
     Oct 17 VIII.viii.5-8
     Oct 24 VIII.viii.9-11
     Oct 31 VIII.viii.12-16



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.20.1-6 for September 19
     IV.20.7-10 for September 26
     IV.20.8-11 for October 3
     IV.21.1-7 for October 10
     IV.21.8-22.2 for October 17
     IV.22.3-7 for October 24
     IV.23.1-6 for October 31



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 19: XV.55
     Sep 26: XV.56-57.2
     Oct 3: XV.57.3-58.3
     Oct 10: XV.58.4-59.7
     Oct 17: XV.59.8-60.7
     Oct 24: XV.60.8-61.7
     Oct 31: XV.62-63.4


Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Sep 19: Tiberius 46-47
     Sep 26: Tiberius 48
     Sep 26: Tiberius 48
     Oct 3: Tiberius 49
     Oct 10: Tiberius 50
     Oct 17: Tiberius 51
     Oct 24: Tiberius 52
     Oct 31: Tiberius 53



Group: Tacitus' Germania (Germania)
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.ger.shtml
Assignments:
     Sept. 20:  29, "Non numeravim...," to 30, "... constantiae est."
     Sept. 27:  31, "Et aliis Germanorum...," to 32, "... et melior."
     Oct. 4:  33, "Iuxta Tencteros...," to "... 34, "... quam scire."
     Oct. 11: 35, "Hactenus in...," to 36, "... minores fuissent."
     Oct. 18: 37, "Eundem Germaniae...," to 37, "... quam victi sunt."
     Oct. 25:  38, "Nunc de Suebis...," to 39, "... caput credunt."



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 8: 24th September
     Liber XI section 9: 1st October
     Liber XI section 10 8th October



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Sep 18 Themistocles 8.1-4
     Sep 25 Themistocles 8.5-7
     Oct 02 Themistocles 9.1-4
     Oct 09 Themistocles 10.1-3
     Oct 16 Themistocles 10.4-5
     Oct 23 Aristides 1.1-5
     Oct 30 Aristides 2.1-3
     Nov 06 Aristides 3.1-3
     Nov 13 Pausanius 1.1-4
     Nov 20 Pausanius 2.1-3
     Nov 27 Pausanius 2.4-6
     Dec 04 Pausanius 3.1-4
     Dec 11 Pausanius 3.5-7
     Dec 18 Pausanius 4.1-3
     Dec 25 Christmas



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:
     Sep 18 Book X.9
     Sep 25 Book X.10
     Oct 02 Book X.11-12
     Oct 09 Book X.13-14
     Oct 16 Book X.15
     Oct 23 Book X.16
     Oct 30 Book X.17
     Nov 06 Book X.18



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Sep 21 Mark 11: 23-33
     Sep 28 Mark 12: 1-11



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Assignments:
     Sep 21 Confessiones 13,24.35
     Sep 28 Confessiones 13.24.36



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     9/11/2016: 4.16 (from Hoc ordine to …redeunt)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Sep 21 Gesta Tancredi 17.10-17.16
     Sep 28 Gesta Tancredi 17.17-18.2



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 20: "The Dog Saint," p. 287,
         from "Ad quem...." to "... vivum et sanum."
     Sept. 27: "De Integro Amico," p. 86,
         from "Sed cum ibi...." to "... ducitur ad crucem."
     Oct.  4:  "The Dog Saint," p. 287,
         from "Et hoc facto...." to "... de aliquibus repperimus."
     Oct. 11: "De Integro Amico," pp. 86-87,
         from "Multi vero de more...." to "... dimittite innoxium."
     Oct. 18:  "The Dog Saint," pp. 287-288,
         from "Quaedam etiam...." to the end.
     Oct. 25: "De Integro Amico," p. 87,
         from "Iudices autem...." to the end.



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>
     September 18th:  Remainder of Section 3
     September 25th: Section 4



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:
     Sep 20 - p. 102, line 18 to end
         (subito gobelinus . . . Bilbo effugerat.)
     Sep 27 - p. 103, lines 0-18
         (CAPVT SEXTUM . . . audivit.)
     Oct 4 - p. 103, 4th line fr. bott. to p. 104 line 15
         (constitit . . . seruare conarent.)
     Oct 11 - p. 104, line 16 to bottom
         ("saltem . . . calcauerit!")



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:
     2016.09.24 -- p. 34, from "Avunculus Vernon" to "accommodaturus sit."
     2016.10.01 -- p. 34, from "senex dentibus" to "ruinosam duxit."
     2016.10.08 -- pp. 34-35, from "pars interior erat" to "animo laeto."
     2016.10.15 -- p. 35, from "hilarissimus erat." to "et maxime lacera."
     2016.10.22 -- p. 35, from "illa nocte violentia" to "epistularum illarum."
     2016.10.29 -- p. 35, from "iam deerant quinqua" to "ingressurus erat."
     2016.11.05 -- pp. 35-37, from "triginta secundis" to "inquit stulte."
     2016.11.12 -- p. 37, from "tum fragor" to "crinibus promissis."
     2016.11.19 -- p. 37, from "gigas se aegre" to "'en Harrius!' inquit gigas."
     2016.11.26 -- p. 38, from "Harrius in vultum" to conclavis abiecit."



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:
     2016.09.24 -- p. 118
     2016.10.01 -- p. 119
     2016.10.08 -- p. 120
     2016.10.15 -- p. 121
     2016.10.22 -- p. 122
     2016.10.29 -- p. 123
     2016.11.05 -- p. 124
     2016.11.12 -- p. 125
     2016.11.19 -- p. 126
     2016.11.26 -- p. 127



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:
     Sep 18 Chapter 92
     Sep 25 Chapter 93
     Oct 02 Chapter 94
     Oct 09 Chapter 95
     Oct 16 Chapter 96
     Oct 23 Chapter 97
     Oct 30 Chapter 98
     Nov 06 Chapter 99
     Nov 13 Chapter 100



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:
     Sun 18 Sept  Wheelock Ch 7
     Sun 25 Sept  Ch 7 TR and SSS
     2 Oct Ch 8 EX,SA
     9 Oct Ch 8 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:
     Sep 18 Ch 21 EX, SA
     Sep 25 Ch 21 TR, SSS ch 21
     Oct 2  Ch 22 EX,SA



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:
     Sep. 22 - cap. 54, 493-617, ex. 13 (1-28)
     Sep. 29 - cap. 55, 1-106, ex. 2 (1-4)
     Oct. 6 - cap. 55, 1-106, ex. 1
     Oct. 13 - cap. 55, 107-214, ex. 4 (1-4)
     Oct. 20 - cap. 55, 107-214, ex. 3
     Oct. 27 - cap. 55, 215-344, ex. 6 (1-4)
     Nov. 3 - cap. 55, 215-344, ex. 5



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:
     Sep 20 - cap. 10, 1-34; ex. 2 (1-8) ; 3
     Sep 27 - cap. 10, 1-34; ex. 1 ; 2 (9-15)
     Oct 4 - cap. 10, 35-73; ex. 4, 5
     Oct 11 - cap. 10, 35-73; ex. 6, 7
     Oct 18 - cap. 10, 74-131; ex. 9 ; 10 (1-6)
     Oct 25 - cap. 10, 74-131; 8 ; 10 (7-14)
     Nov 1 - cap. 10, 132-183 (gram.); ex. 11



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:
     Sep. 22 - cap. 17, 1-41, PC 1-2
     Sep. 29 - cap. 17, 42-95, PC 3-7
     Oct. 6 - cap. 17, 96-152, PC 8-11
     Oct. 13 - cap. 18, 1-47, PC 1-4
     Oct. 20 - cap. 18, 48-126, PC 5-9
     Oct. 27 - cap. 18, 127-192, PC 10-13



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:
     Sep. 22 - cap. 39, 263-289, ex. 12, 13 (6-12)
     Sep. 29 - cap. 39, 289-316, ex. 11, 13 (13-17)
     Oct. 6 - cap. 40, 1-31; ex. 3 (1-4)
     Oct. 13 - cap. 40, 32-53; ex. 2, 3 (5-11)
     Oct. 20 - cap. 40, 54-69; ex. 1, 3 (12-15)
     Oct. 27 - cap. 40, 70-94; ex. 4, 6 (1-3)


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