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Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2014 21:49:46 -0700
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of June 8th, 2014


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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 VI:
         section 39: 14 June
         section 40: 21 June



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:
     sections 23 & 24: 14 June
     sections 25 & 26: 21 June



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     June 10: VI, 520-543, from "Tum me...." to "... Tartara mittit."
     June 17: VI, 544-565, from "Deiphobos...." to "... omnia duxit."
     June 24: VI, 566-584, from "Gnosius haec...." to "... regnis."
     July 1: VI, 585-607, from "Vidi et ..." to "... intonat ore."
     July 8 -- Fourth of July
     July 15: VI, 608-627, from "Hic, quibus...." to "... nomina possim."
     July 22: VI, 628-647, from "Haec ubi...." to "... pulsat eburno."
     July 29: VI, 648-671, from "Hic genus antiquum...." to "... amnes."
     August 5: VI, 672-694, from "Atque huic..." to "... regna nocerent!"
     August 12: VI, 695-715, from "Ille autem:" to "... ostendere coram."
     August 19: VI, 716-738, from "Iampridem...." to "... inolescere miris."
     August 26: VI, 739-759, from "Ergo...." to "... fata docebo."



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. 19-30:  14 June
         ll. 31-48: 21 June



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.41.5-8 for June 9
     III.41.9-42.4 for June 16
     III.42.5-43.3 for June 23
     III.43.4-44.1 for June 30



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 5, sections 7-8: 14 June
         Letter 5, sections 9-13: 21 June



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:
     7.4.7-7.4.13:  14 June
     7.4.14-7.4.18: 21 June



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     XIII.44.3-45.1 for June 9
     XIII.45.2-46.2 for June 16
     XIII.46.3-47.2 for June 23
     XIII.47.3-49.1 for June 30



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     June 9: Divus Augustus 30.2-31.3
     June 16: Divus Augustus 31.4-5
     June 23: Divus Augustus 32.1-2
     June 30: Divus Augustus 32.3-33.3



Group: Lucretius' De Rerum Natura (Lucretius)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/lucretius.html
Assignments:
     Liber I:
         249-251: 14 June
         252: 21 June



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 VIII:
         section 30: 14 June
         section 31: 21 June



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:
     Jun 08 Book III.14
     Jun 15 Book III.15
     Jun 22 Book III.16-17
     Jun 29 Book III.18-19
     Jul 06 Book III.20
     Jul 13 Book III.21
     Jul 20 Book III.22
     Jul 27 Book III.23
     Aug 03 Book IV.1-2
     Aug 10 Book IV.3
     Aug 17 Book IV.4
     Aug 24 Book IV.5-6
     Aug 31 Book IV.7
     Sep 07 Book IV.8
     Sep 14 Book IV.9-10
     Sep 21 Book IV.11-12
     Sep 28 Book IV.13-14



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     6/11 Genesis 27:12-24
     6/18 Genesis 27:25-35
     6/25 Genesis 27:36-46
     7/2 No assignment-4th of July (US)
     7/9 Genesis 28:1-11
     7/16 Genesis 28:12-22
     7/23 Genesis 29:1-17
     7/30 Genesis 29:18-35
     8/6 Genesis 30:1-10
     8/13 Genesis 30:11-21
     8/20 Genesis 30:22-33
     8/27 Genesis 30:34-43
     9/3 No assignment-U.S. Labor Day



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     June 12: 11.27.35
     June 19: 11.27.36
     June 26: 11.28.37
     July 3: no assignment (US Independence Day holiday)
     July 10: 11.28.38
     July 17: 11.29.39
     July 24: 11.30.40
     August 7: 11.31.41 (end Liber XI)



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     3.23.4-3.23.6: 14 June
     3.23.7-3.23.11: 21 June



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     6/11 Gesta Francorum 7.18.28-7.18.35
     6/18 Gesta Francorum 7.18.36-8.19.6
     6/25 Gesta Francorum 8.19.7-8.20.4
     7/2 No assignment-4th of July (US)
     7/9 Gesta Francorum 8.20.5-8.20.13
     7/16 Gesta Francorum 8.20.14-8.20.22
     7/23 Gesta Francorum 8.20.23-8.20.39
     7/30 Gesta Francorum 8.20.40-9.21.1
     8/6 Gesta Francorum 9.21.2-9.21.11
     8/13 Gesta Francorum 9.21.12-9.21.21
     8/20 Gesta Francorum 9.21.22-9.21.26
     8/27 Gesta Francorum 9.21.27-9.22.10
     9/3 No assignment- U.S. Labor Day



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     June 10 -- "De Sectanda Fidelitate," pp. 57-58,
         from "Moralisatio" to the end.
     June 17 -- "The Abbot Samson," pp. 259-260,
         from "Potuerunt quidem...." to "... in opprobrium sempiternum."
     June 24 -- "De Versutia Diaboli...," pp. 58-59, to "... in hac via."
     July 2 -- Fourth of July
     July 9 -- "The Abbot Samson," pp. 260-261,
         from "Voluerunt ideo ...." to "... fuerat impleverunt."
     July 16 -- "De Versutia Diaboli...," p. 59,
         from "Ambo ambulabant...." to "... quia timuit eum."
     July 23 -- "The Abbot Samson," p. 261,
         from "Dum illi sex...." to "... sicut plures dicebant."
     July 30 -- "De Versutia Diaboli...," pp. 59-60,
         from "Mane vero surrexerunt, et ...." to "Et sic factum est."
     Aug. 5 -- "The Abbot Samson," pp. 261-262,
         from "Assedit et alius...." to "... eorum erit abbas."
     Aug. 12 -- "De Versutia Diaboli...," p. 60,
         from "Mane vero surrexerunt ...." to "... opera misericordiae."
     Aug. 19 -- "The Abbot Samson," pp. 262-263,
         from "Prior autem...." to "... nominarent de conventu."
     Aug. 26 -- "De Versutia Diaboli...," pp. 60-61,
         from "Demum filium...." to the end.
     Sept. 2 -- Labor Day




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:
     June 10 - p. 46 line 25 to p. 47 line 14
         (postremo . . . . . coruscarent.)
     June 17 - p. 47 line 15 to p. 48 line 4
         (cum id . . . . . fecerunt.)
     June 24 - p. 48, lines 5-24
         (subito . . . . . uidit.)
     July 1 - no assignment
     July 8 - p. 48 line 25 to p. 49 line 14
         (tres homines . . . . . detersit.)



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:
     2014.06.13 -- p. 3, from "hi quoque commoti" to "consilium mutavit."
     2014.06.20 -- p. 3-4, from "reversus trans viam" to "esset sororis."
     2014.06.27 -- p. 4, from "se eam non culpare" to "deiectus erat."
     2014.07.04 …….. American Independence Day, no assignment
     2014.07.11 -- p. 4, from "immo, subridens" to "obstupefactus est."
     2014.07.18 -- p. 4, from "ad autocinetum" to "essent mores felium."
     2014.07.25 -- p. 4-5, from "conatus se" to "vespertinorum emittebatur."
     2014.08.01 -- p. 5, from "'quod reliquum est" to "hac nocte, Jim?'"
     2014.08.08 -- p. 5, from "'id nescio, Ted,'" to "per totam Britanniam?"
     2014.08.15 -- p. 5, from "interdiu volantes?" to "insoliti aspectus…'"



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:
     2014.06.13 -- p. 6
     2014.06.20 -- p. 7
     2014.06.27 -- p. 8
     2014.07.04 …….. American Independence Day, no assignment



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:
     Jun 15      Chapter 11
     Jun 22      Chapter 12
     Jun 29      Chapter 13
     Jul 06      Chapter 14
     Jul 13      Chapter 15
     Jul 20      Chapter 16
     Jul 27      Chapter 17
     Aug 03      Chapter 18
     Aug 10      Chapter 19
     Aug 17      Chapter 20
     Aug 24      Chapter 21
     Aug 31      Chapter 22
     Sep 07      Chapter 23
     Sep 14      Chapter 24
     Sep 21      Chapter 25
     Sep 28      Chapter 26



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:
     Jun 08 Chapter 47
     Jun 15 Chapter 48
     Jun 22 Chapter 49
     Jun 29 Chapter 50
     Jul 06 Chapter 51
     Jul 13 Chapter 52
     Jul 20 Chapter 53
     Jul 27 Chapter 54
     Aug 03 Chapter 55
     Aug 10 Chapter 56
     Aug 17 Chapter 57
     Aug 24 Chapter 58
     Aug 31 Chapter 59
     Sep 07 Chapter 60
     Sep 14 Chapter 61
     Sep 21 Chapter 62
     Sep 28 Chapter 63



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:
     14 June: Ch. 16, TR 1-7, "Juvenal Explains His Impulse to Satire"
              TR 8, "On a Temperamental Friend"
              SSS  Caput 16
     21 June: Ch. 17, EX, SA
     28 June: Ch. 17, TR 1-5, "On the Pleasures of Love in Old Age"
              TR 6, "It's All in the Delivery
              SSS Caput 17



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:
     14 June: Ch. 24, TR 1-7, "De Cupiditate"
                      TR 8-12, "The Satirist's Modus Operandi"
                      SSS Caput  XXIV
     21 June: Ch. 25, EX, SA
     28 June : Ch. 25, TR 1-12, "The Death of Laocoon...and Troy"
                       SSS, Caput XXV
     5 July: no assignment (holiday week)
     12 July: Ch. 26, EX, SA (
     19 July Ch. 26, TR 1-4, "The Nations of Gaul"
                     TR 5-6, "The Good Life"
                     SSS, Caput XXVI
     26 July; Ch. 27, EX, SA



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Vesuvius)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Groton & May, 38 Latin Stories, 5th ed.
Coordinator: Pete Caloger <pcaloger at ptd dot net>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Jun 14:  Ch. 35, "Ovid Asks the Gods to Inspire His Work" (TR1)
                    "Sorry, Nobody's Home!" (TR2-TR7)
                    "'I Do.' 'I Don't'" (TR8-TR10)
                    "Maronilla Has a Cough" (TR11-TR14)
                    "Summer Vacation" (TR15)
            Groton & May, "A Conversation from Roman Comedy"
     Jun 21:  Ch. 36, EX, SA (EX1-EX17, SA1-SA17)
     Jun 28:  Ch. 36, "The Quality of Martial's Book" (TR1)
                    "I Don't Cook for Cooks!" (TR2-TR3)
                    "I Love Her....I Love Her Not" (TR4-TR5)
                    "Oh, I'd Love to Read You My Poems -- Not!" (TR6-TR7)
                    "Who Is Truly Free?" (TR8-TR9)
                    "Testimony Against the Conspirators" (T10-T16)
            Groton & May, "A Crisis in Roman Education"
     Jul  5:  Independence Day holiday - no translation
     Jul 12:  Ch. 37, EX, SA (EX1-EX18, SA1-SA16)
     Jul 19:  Ch. 37, "Thanks, But No Thanks" TR1-TR4)
                    "Trimalchio's Epitaph" (TR5-TR12)
                    "Marcus Quinto Fratri S." (TR13-TR19)
            Groton & May, "Horace Meets a Boorish Fellow"
     Jul 26:  Ch. 38, EX, SA (EX1-EX17, ASA1-SA16)
     Aug  2:  Ch. 38, "Note on a Book By Lucan" (TR1)
                    "Oh, Give Me a Figgy Sprig!" (TR2)
                    "The Most Pitiful Speech I've Ever Heard" (TR3-TR4)
                    "Two Letters to Cicero" (TR5-TR14)
                    "Ask Me If I Care" (TR15)
            Groton & May, "Cicero Speaks About the Nature of the Soul"
    Aug  9:  Ch. 39, EX, SA (EX1-EX16, SA1-SA15)




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:
     June 10 - cap. 52, 1-123, ex. 2 (1-4)
     June 17 - cap. 52, 1-123, ex. 1
     June 24 - cap. 52, 124-241, ex. 4 (1-4)
     July 1 - no assignment
     July 8 - cap. 52, 124-241, ex. 3



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:
     June 12 - cap. 45, 229-287, Ex. 11, 12 (1-4)
     June 19 - cap. 45, 288-343, Ex. 13
     June 26 - cap. 45, 288-343, Ex. 14, 15 (1-4)
     July 3 - no assignment
     July 10 - cap. 45, 344-413, Ex. 18 (1-14)



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:
     June 12 : cap. 27, 50-114, ex. 4
     June 19 : cap. 27, 50-114, ex. 5
     June 26 : cap. 27, 50-114, ex. 6
     July 3 - no assignment
     July 10 : cap. 27, 115-180, ex. 7, 11 (5-11)


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