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Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2015 21:12:56 -0700
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at lists dot quasillum dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of April 12th, 2015


Sally Winchester is starting a new Wheelock Latin Reader group.
See below for WLR and on the mailing list for more information.

Sally will also be starting a new Wheelock Beginners group in April, date
not yet determined.  More info will be posted to the mailing list.

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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 35: 18 April
         section 36:  25 April



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 74.1-75.1: 18 April
     sentences 75.2-77.2: 15 April



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     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
     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. 15-30: 18 April
         ll. 31-44: 25 April



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.  661-675: 18 April



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.60.5-9 for April 13
     III.60.10-61.4 for April 20
     III.61.5-10 for April 27




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 9, sections 8-16:18 April
         Letter 9, sections 17-end: 25 April



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:
     7.9.16-7.9.22: 18 April
     7.9.23-7.9.30: 25 April



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     April 13: XIV.34.2-35.5
     April 20: XIV.36.1-37.4
     April 27: XIV.37.5-38.5



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     April 13: Divus Augustus 72.2-73
     April 20: Divus Augustus 74-75
     April 27: Divus Augustus 76-77



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 25.3-26.4: 18 April
     sentences 26.5-28.1: 25 April



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 2.128-2.133: 18 April
         sentences 2.134-2.137: 25 April



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 35: 18 April
         section 36: 25 April



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:
     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
     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:
     April 16: 12.21.30
     April 23: 12.22.31a (through “… quas ferebatur spiritus dei?”)
     April 30: 12.22.31b (“si enim terra nominata…” through end)
     May 7: 12.23.32
     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:
     3.29.13-3.29.17: 18 April
     3.29.18-3.29.22: 25 April



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     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:
     Apr. 14 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," p. 70,
         from "Cum autem de somno...." to "... donaria ei contulit."
     Apr. 21 -- "Qualiter ad Papam Veniens Libros Ei Non Libras Praesentavit,"
         pp. 271-272.
     Apr. 28 -- "De Mulierum Subtili Deceptione," pp. 70-71,
         from "Ionathas igitur postea...." to the end.
     May 5 --  "How the English Came Into Ireland," p. 272,
         to "... et Rothericum."
     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:
     Apr. 14 - p. 69, 10 lines from bott. to p. 71 line 5
         (sciuit . . . . . plenae sunt.)
     Apr. 21 - p. 71, lines 6-22
         (numquam . . . . . calcabimur.")
     Apr. 28 - p. 71 line 23 to p. 72 line 8
         ("heus . . . . . uacua.)
     May 5 - p. 72, lines 9-27
         ("ita! ita!" . . . . . explorauerunt.)




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:
     2015.04.17 -- p. 14, from "Caput Alterum - Vitrum" to "temporis praeteriisset."
     2015.04.24 -- p. 14, from "decem abhinc annos" to "eisdem aedibus habitantis."
     2015.05.01 -- p. 14-15, from "sed Harrius Potter" to "prius habuisse."
     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:
     2015.04.17 -- p. 46
     2015.04.24 -- p. 47
     2015.05.01 -- p. 48-49
     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:
     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:
     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:
     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:
     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:
     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:
     25 April : Chapter 33, EX, SA
     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:
     Apr. 14 - cap. 54, 273-373, ex. 7
     Apr. 21 - cap. 54, 374-492, ex. 10 (1-4
     Apr. 28 - cap. 54, 374-492, ex. 9
     May 5 - cap. 54, 493-617, ex. 12 (1-4), 14
     May 12 - cap. 54, 493-617, ex. 11



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:
     Apr. 16 - cap. 49, 1-101, ex. 2 (1-4)
     Apr. 23 - cap. 49, 1-101, ex. 1
     Apr. 30 - cap. 49, 102-178, ex. 4 (1-4)
     May 7 - cap. 49, 102-178, ex. 3



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:
     Apr. 16 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 4
     Apr. 23 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 5
     Apr. 30 - cap. 31, 59-131, ex. 6


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