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Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:09:58 -0800
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of February 22nd, 2015
From: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>

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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 20: 28 Feb.



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 66.3-67.7: 28 Feb.



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Feb. 24: VII, 222-248, from "Quanta per...." to "...labor vestes."
     Mar. 3: VII, 249-273, from "Talibus Ilionei...." to "... opto.'"
     Mar. 10: VII, 274-298, from "Haec effatus...." to "... quievi."
     Mar. 17: VII, 299-322, from "Quin etiam...." to "... Pergama taedae."
     Mar. 24: VII, 323-345, from "Haec ubi dicta...." to "... coquebant."
     Mar. 31 -- Easter
     Apr. 7: VII, 346-372, from "Huic dea...." to "... mediaeque Myceneae."
     Apr. 14: VII, 373-391, from "His ubi...." to  "... pascere crinem."
     Apr. 21: VII, 392-414, from "Fama volat...." to "... nocte quietem."
     Apr. 28: VII, 415-439, from "Allecto torvam...." to "... est nostri."
     May 5: VII, 440-466, from "Sed te victa...." to "... ater ad auras."
     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



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: 569-588: 28 Feb.



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.57.1-5 for February 23
     III.57.6-10 for March 2
     III.58.1-4 for March 9
     III.58.5-9 for March 16



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:
         Letters 4 & 5: 28 February



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:
     7.8.26-7.8.35: 28 Feb.



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     XIV.26.2-27.4 for February 23
     XIV.28-29.2 for March 2
     XIV.29.3-31.2 for March 9
     XIV.31.3-32.1 for March 16



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     February 23: Divus Augustus 66.4-67.1
     March 2: Divus Augustus 67.2-4
     March 9: Divus Augustus 68-69.1
     March 16: Divus Augustus 69.2-70.1



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 19.1-19.8: 28 February



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 2.103-2.107: 28 Feb



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 30: 28 Feb



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:
     Feb 22 Book II.23-24
     Mar 01 Book II.25-26
     Mar 08 Book II.27-28
     Mar 15 Book IV.1-2
     Mar 22 Book IV.3-4
     Mar 29 Book IV.5-6
     Apr 05 Book IV.7
     Apr 12 Book IV.8
     Apr 19 Book IV.9-10
     Apr 26 Book IV.11-12
     May 03 Book IV.13-15
     May 10 Book IV.16
     May 17 Book IV.17
     May 24 Book IV.18-20
     May 31 Book IV.21-26



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     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:
     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:
     3.27.16-3.28.1: 28 February



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     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:
     Feb. 24 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," p. 68,
         from "Ionathas anulum...." to " ... commodo perpetuo carebis."
     Mar. 3 -- "Ignorance of the Clergy," pp. 269-270, to "... hisopus."
     Mar. 10 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," pp. 68-69,
         from "Ionathas monile recepit...." to "... redire non valeas."
     Mar. 17 -- "Ignorance of the Clergy," p. 270,
         from "Item exemplum de illo...." to "... defectus invenies."
     Mar. 24 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," pp. 69-70,
         from "Ille pannum recepit...." to "... in foresta mansit."
     Mar. 31 -- Easter



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. 24 - p. 66 line 23 to p. 67 line 3
         ("quid sunt . . . . . essent.")
     Mar. 3 - p. 67, lines 4-14
         ("quid dicunt?" . . . . . rogauit.)
     Mar. 10 - p. 67, line 15 to bottom
         (prima dies . . . . . ulteriorem.)



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:
     2015.02.27 -- p. 12, from "Sirius Niger" to "Professor McGonagall."
     2015.03.06 -- p. 12, from "'ita vero,' inquit " to "rogavit Hagrid."
     2015.03.13 -- p. 12, from "caput magnum" to "transgressus ostium adiit."
     2015.03.20 -- p. 12-13. from "Harrium molliter" to "adiungamus.'"
     2015.03.27 -- p. 13, from "'ita vero,' inquit " to "argenteum deprompsit."



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:
     2015.02.27 -- p. 39
     2015.03.06 -- p. 40
     2015.03.13 -- p. 41
     2015.03.20 -- p. 42
     2015.03.27 -- p. 43



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:
     Feb 22 Chapter 12
     Mar 01 Chapter 13
     Mar 08 Chapter 14
     Mar 15 Chapter 15
     Mar 22 Chapter 16
     Mar 29 Chapter 17
     Apr 05 Chapter 18
     Apr 12 Chapter 19
     Apr 19 Chapter 20
     Apr 26 Chapter 21
     May 03 Chapter 22
     May 10 Chapter 23
     May 17 Chapter 24



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:
     Feb 22 Chapter 46
     Mar 01 Chapter 47
     Mar 08 Chapter 48
     Mar 15 Chapter 49
     Mar 22 Chapter 50
     Mar 29 Chapter 51
     Apr 05 Chapter 52
     Apr 12 Chapter 53
     Apr 19 Chapter 54
     Apr 26 Chapter 55
     May 03 Chapter 56
     May 10 Chapter 57
     May 17 Chapter 58
     May 24 Chapter 59
     May 31 Chapter 60



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:
     Feb 22 Chapter 83
     Mar 01 Chapter 84
     Mar 08 Chapter 85
     Mar 15 Chapter 86
     Mar 22 Chapter 87
     Mar 29 Chapter 88
     Apr 05 Chapter 89
     Apr 12 Chapter 90
     Apr 19 Chapter 91
     Apr 26 Chapter 92
     May 03 Chapter 93
     May 10 Chapter 94
     May 17 Chapter 95
     May 24 Chapter 96
     May 31 Chapter 97



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:
     Feb 22 Chapter 7
     Mar 01 Chapter 8
     Mar 08 Chapter 9
     Mar 15 Chapter 10
     Mar 22 Chapter 11
     Mar 29 Chapter 12
     Apr 05 Chapter 13
     Apr 12 Chapter 14
     Apr 19 Chapter 15
     Apr 26 Chapter 16
     May 03 Chapter 17
     May 10 Chapter 18
     May 17 Chapter 19
     May 24 Chapter 20



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:
     Feb 22 Chapter 25a
     Mar 01 Chapter 26
     Mar 08 Chapter 26a
     Mar 15 Chapter 27
     Mar 22 Chapter 27a
     Mar 29 Chapter 28
     Apr 05 Chapter 28a
     Apr 12 Chapter 29
     Apr 19 Chapter 29a
     Apr 26 Chapter 30
     May 03 Chapter 30a
     May 10 Chapter 31
     May 17 Chapter 31a
     May 24 Chapter 32
     May 31 Chapter 32a



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:
     28 Feb.: Ch. 31, EX, SA
     14 March:  Ch. 31, TR 1, "Give Me a Thousand Kisses"
               TR 2, "Ringo"
               TR 3-5, "Facetiae"
               SSS  chapter 31
     28 March:  Ch. 32, EX, SA
     11 April:  Ch. 32, TR 1-8, "The Character of Cimon"
               TR 9, "A Vacation...From You!"
               TR 10, "Please...Don't!
               SSS chapter 32



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:
     28 Feb: Ch. 39, TR 1, "Promises, Promises!"
             TR 2, "Paete, Non Dolet"
             TR 3-12, "Hannibal and the Beginnings of the Second Punic War"
             SSS XXXIX
     7 March:  Ch. 40,  EX, SA
     14 March  Ch. 40, TR 1, "Jupiter Prophesies to Venus the Future Glory of Rome"
              TR 2-3, "The Value of Literature"
              TR 4, "A Monument More Lasting Than Bronze"
              SSS XL
     FINIS!



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:
     Feb. 24 - cap. 54, 94-178, ex. 4 (1-4)
     Mar. 3 - cap. 54, 94-178, ex. 3
     Mar. 10 - cap. 54, 179-272, ex. 6 (1-4)
     Mar. 17 - cap. 54, 179-272, ex. 5
     Mar. 24 - cap. 54, 273-373, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Mar. 31 - cap. 54, 273-373, ex. 7
     Apr. 7 - 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:
     Feb. 26 : cap. 48, 509-614 : Ex. 12 (1-4)
     Mar. 5 : cap. 48, 509-614 : Ex. 11
     Mar. 12 : cap. 48, 615-745 : Ex. 14 (1-4)
     Mar. 19 : cap. 48, 615-745 : Ex. 13
     Mar. 26 : cap. 48, 746-865 : Ex. 16 (1-4) ; 18
     Apr. 2 : no assignment
     Apr. 9 : cap. 48, 746-865 : Ex. 15



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:
     Feb. 26 : cap. 30, 86-158, ex. 10, 13
     Mar. 5 : cap. 30,  86-158, ex. 11
     Mar. 12 : cap. 30, 86-158, ex. 12 (4-10; 13-15)
     Mar. 19 : cap. 31, 1-158, ex. 1

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