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Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:48:21 -0700
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of October 26th, 2014
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 17: 1 November
         section 18: 8 November
         section 19: 15 November



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 48.2-50.3: 1 November
     sentences 50.4-50.9: 8 November
     sentences 51.1-51.4: 15 November



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Oct. 28: VI, 847-866, from "Excudent alii...." to "... circumvolat umbra."
     Nov. 4: VI, 867-886, from "Tum pater Anchises...." to "... inani munere."
     Nov. 11: VI, 886-901, from "Sic tota...." to the END of Book VI.
     Nov. 18 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 25 -- Thanksgiving



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. 319-339: 1 November
         ll. 340-360: 8 November
         ll. 361-380: 15 November



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.51.1-7 for October 27
     III.51.8-13 for November 3
     III.52.1-5 for November 10
     III.52.6-11 for November 17



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 14: 1 November
         Letter 15: 8 November
         Letter 16: 15 November



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:
     7.6.32-7.6.39: 1 November
     7.5.40-7.6.46: 8 November
     7.6.47-7.7.6: 15 November



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     XIV.9.1-10.4 for October 27
     XIV.10.5-11.4 for November 3
     XIV.12 for November 10
     XIV.13-14.2 for November 17



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     October 27: Divus Augustus 49.2-50
     November 3: Divus Augustus 51
     November 10: Divus Augustus 52-53.2
     November 17: Divus Augustus 53.3-54



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 8.6-9.5: 1 November
     sentences 9.6-10.2: 8 November
     sentences 10.3-10.8: 15 November



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  2.57-2.60: 1 November
         sentences 2.61-2.65: 8 November
         sentences 2.66-2.69: 15 November



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 17: 1 November
     section 18: 8 November
     section 19: 15 November



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:
     10/26/14 Book I.18-19
     11/2/14  Book I.20
     11/9/14  Book II.1-2
     11/16/14 Book II.3-5
     11/23/14 Book II.6
     11/30/14 Book II.7-8
     12/7/14  Book II.9
     12/14/14 Book II.10-11
     12/21/14 Book II.12
     12/28/14 Holiday
     1/4/15   Book II.13



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     10/29 Genesis 33:11-20
     11/5 Genesis 34:1-15
     11/12 Genesis 34:16-31
     11/19 Genesis 35:1-14
     11/26 No assignment-Thanksgiving Holiday (US)
     12/3 Genesis 35:15-29
     12/10 Genesis 36:1-14
     12/17 Genesis 36:15-29
     12/24 No assignment-Christmas Holiday
     12/31 No assignment-New Year's Eve



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     October 30: 12.11.11
     November 6: 12.11.12
     November 13: 12.11.13
     November 20: 12.11.14
     November 27: no assignment (US Thanksgiving Day holiday)
     December 4: 12.12.15
     December 11: 12.13.16
     December 18: no assignment (Christmas holiday)
     December 25: no assignment (Christmas holiday)
     January 1: no assignment (New Year's holiday)
     January 8: 12.14.17



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     3.25.37-3.25.40: 1 November
     3.25.41-3.25.43: 8 November
     3.25.44-3.25.47: 15 November



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     10/29 Gesta Francorum 9.26.6-9.26.14
     11/5 Gesta Francorum 9.26.15-9.26.28
     11/12 Gesta Francorum 9.27.1-9.27.9
     11/19 Gesta Francorum 9.27.10-9.27.25
     11/26 No assignment-Thanksgiving (US)
     12/3 Gesta Francorum 9.27.26-9.28.6
     12/10 Gesta Francorum 9.28.7-9.28.14
     12/17 Gesta Francorum 9.28.15-9.29.9
     12/24 No assignment-Christmas
     12/31 No assignment-New Year's Eve



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Oct. 28 -- "The Three Caskets," pp. 63-64,
         from "Tunc ait imperator...." to "... vitam finierunt."
     Nov. 4 -- "Quod Philippus Rex...," pp. 264-265, to the end of the table.
     Nov. 11 -- "The Three Caskets," pp. 64-65, from "Moralitas:" to the end.
     Nov. 18 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 25 -- Thanksgiving



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:
     Oct. 28 - p. 58 line 5 to end of ch. 2
         ("quo isti . . . . . Thorinus inquit.)
     Nov. 4 - p. 59 top to line 13
         (CAPVT . . . . . nitebant.)
     Nov. 11 - p. 59 line 14 to p. 60 line 14
         ("estne . . . . . exspectati sumus.")



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:
     2014.10.31 -- p. 8, from "subito motu" to "inter se permutantes.'"
     2014.11.07 -- p. 8, from "Dumbledorem acutis" to "admodum amo.'"
     2014.11.14 -- p. 8-9, from "'benigne,'" to "simper dicimus "Quidam.""
     2014.11.21 -- p. 9, from "nunquam causal vidi" to "illis utaris.'"
     2014.11.28 -- -- -- Thanksgiving holiday in USA, no assignment
     2014.12.05 -- p. 9, from "fortunate evenit" to "fixerat quam nunc."
     2014.12.12 -- p. 9, from "manifestum erat" to "inquit graviter."
     2014.12.19 -- p. 9-10, from "vox Professoris" to "McGonagall haesitans."
     2014.12.26 -- -- -- Holidays of the winter solstice, no assignment
     2015.01.02 -- -- -- New Year holiday, no assignment
     2015.01.09 -- p. 10, from "'cum tot facta' to 'promit et inspicit."
     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:
     2014.10.31 -- p. 24
     2014.11.07 -- p. 25
     2014.11.14 -- p. 26
     2014.11.21 -- p. 27
     2014.11.28 -- -- -- Thanksgiving holiday in USA, no assignment
     2014.12.05 -- p. 28
     2014.12.12 -- p. 29
     2014.12.19 -- p. 30
     2014.12.26 -- -- -- Holidays of the winter solstice, no assignment
     2015.01.02 -- -- -- New Year holiday, no assignment
     2015.01.09 -- p. 31
     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:
     11/30/14    Chapter 1
     12/7/14     Chapter 2
     12/14/14    Chapter 3
     12/21/14    Chapter 4
     12/28/14    Holiday
     1/4/15      Chapter 5
     1/11/15     Chapter 6
     1/18/15     Chapter 7



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:
     10/26/14  Chapter 30
     11/2/14   Chapter 31
     11/9/14   Chapter 32
     11/16/14  Chapter 33
     11/23/14  Chapter 34
     11/30/14  Chapter 35
     12/7/14   Chapter 36
     12/14/14  Chapter 37
     12/21/14  Chapter 38
     12/28/14  Holiday
     1/4/15    Chapter 39



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:
     10/26/14    Chapter 67
     11/2/14     Chapter 68
     11/9/14     Chapter 69
     11/16/14    Chapter 70
     11/23/14    Chapter 71
     11/30/14    Chapter 72
     12/7/14     Chapter 73
     12/14/14    Chapter 74
     12/21/14    Chapter 75
     12/28/14    Holiday
     1/4/15      Chapter 76



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 week.
Assignments:
     10/26/14    Chapter 16
     11/2/14     Chapter 17
     11/9/14     Chapter 18
     11/16/14    Chapter 19
     11/23/14    Chapter 20
     11/30/14    Chapter 21
     12/7/14     Chapter 22
     12/14/14    Chapter 23
     12/21/14    Chapter 24
     12/28/14    Holiday
     1/4/15      Chapter 25



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:
     1 Nov. Ch. 25, TR 1-12, "The Death of Laocoon...and Troy"
                    SSS, Caput XXV
     8 Nov: Ch. 26, EX, SA
     15 Nov : Ch. 26, TR 1-4, "The Nations of Gaul"
                      TR 5-6, "The Good Life"
                      SSS, Caput XXVI
     29 Nov: no assignment (holiday)
     6 Dec: Ch. 27, EX, SA
     15 Dec: Ch. 27, TR 1, "Alley cat"
                     TR 2, "Thanks a Lot, Tully!"
                     TR 3-9, "An Uncle's Love for His Nephew and Adopted Son"
                     SSS, Caput XXVII
     22 Dec: Ch. 28, 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:
     1 Nov:  Ch. 33, EX, SA
     8 Nov:  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:
     Oct. 28 - cap. 52, 618-724, ex. 14 (gram)
     Nov. 4 - cap. 52, 618-724, ex. 11
     Nov. 11 - cap. 52, 725-740 (gram), ex. 13



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:
     Oct. 30 - Cap. 47, 1-103 : Ex. 1
     Nov. 7 - Cap. 47, 104-206 : Ex. 3, 5 (1-4)
     Nov. 14 - Cap. 47, 104-206 : Ex. 4
     Nov. 20 : cap. 47, no new reading: Ex. 6, 7
     Nov. 27 : no assignment (Thanksgiving in U.S.)



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:
     Oct. 30 : cap. 29, 1-59, ex. 1, 3 (1-7)
     Nov. 6 : cap. 29, 1-59, ex. 2, 3 (8-12)
     Nov. 13 : cap. 29, 60-126, ex. 7, 6 (1-6)
     Nov. 20 : cap. 29, 60-126, ex. 4, 6 (7-14)
     Nov. 27 : no assignment (Thanksgiving in US)

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