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Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:31:30 -0800
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of November 23rd, 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:
         No assignment (holiday): 29 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:
     No assignment (holiday): 29 November



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 25 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 2: VII, 1-24, to ... "fervida vexit."
     Dec. 9 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 16: VII, 25-45, from "Iamque...." to "... maius opus moveo."
     Dec. 23 -- Christmas
     Dec. 30 -- New Year's
     Jan. 6: VII, 45-70, from "Rex arva...." to "... dominarier arce."
     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:
         No assignment (holiday): 29 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:
     (no assignmrent for November 24)
     III.53.1-6 for December 1
     III.53.7-54.3 for December 8



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:
         No assignment (holiday): 29 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:
     No assignment (holiday): 26 November



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     (no assignment for November 24)
     XIV.14.3-15.3 for December 1
     XIV.15.4-16.3 for December 8



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     (no assignment for November 24)
     December 1: Divus Augustus 55-56.2
     December 8: Divus Augustus 56.3-57.1



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     no assignment (holiday): 29 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:
         no assignment (holiday): 29 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:
         no assignment (holiday): 29 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:
     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
     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:
     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:
     no assignment (holiday): 29 November



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     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:
     Nov. 25 -- Thanksgiving
     Dec. 2 -- "Quod Philippus Rex...," pp. 265-266,
         from "Et quoniam...," to "... Wandali et Normanni."
     Dec. 9 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 16 -- "King Lear," pp. 65-66, to "... ipsam promovi."
     Dec. 23 -- Christmas
     Dec. 30 -- New Year's
     Jan. 6 --  "Quod Philippus Rex...," pp. 266-267,
         from "Francio autem...." to "... Galliam venit cum suis."
     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:
     Nov. 25 : no assignment (Thanksgiving in U.S.)
     Dec. 2 : p. 60 bottom to p. 61 line 19
         (fuerunt canales . . . . . delaberetur.)
     Dec. 9 : p. 61 line 20 to p. 62 line 3
         ("eccillud . . . . . erupit:)
     Dec. 16 : page 62 - Song of the Dwarves
     Dec. 23 : no assignment
     Dec. 30 : no assignment
     Jan. 6 : p. 63 lines 1-14
         (sic inter . . . . . Thorinum salutauit.)



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:
     2014.11.28 -- -- -- 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:
     2014.11.28 -- -- -- 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:
     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:
     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:
     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:
     29 Nov: no assignment (holiday)
     6  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
     13 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:
     No assignment (holiday): 29 Nov.



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:
     Nov. 25 : no assignment (Thanksgiving in US)
     Dec. 2 : cap. 53, 1-152, ex. 2 (1-4)
     Dec. 9 : cap. 53, 1-152, ex. 1
     Dec. 16 : cap. 53, 153-303 - reading only
     Dec. 23 : no assignment
     Dec. 30 : 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:
     Nov. 27 : no assignment (Thanksgiving in U.S.)
     Dec. 4 : cap. 48, 1-90 : Ex. 2 (1-4)
     Dec. 11 : cap. 48, 1-90 : Ex. 1
     Dec. 18 : cap. 48, 91-179 : Ex. 4 (1-4)
     Dec. 25 : no assignment
     Jan. 1 : no assignment



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:
     Nov. 27 : no assignment (Thanksgiving in US)
     Dec. 4 : cap. 29, 127-202, ex. 7
     Dec. 11 : cap. 29, 127-202, ex. 8, 9
     Dec. 18 : cap. 29, 127-202, ex. 10, 11
     Dec. 25 : no assignment
     Jan. 1 : no assignment



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