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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for November 23rd, 2016
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:13:13 -0800

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A new Wheelock's Beginner group is starting in early December.
See below for 'Aquilae' for more information.

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Group Listings:



Group: Caesar's De Bello Civile (Caesar)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
     Nov 26 no assignment
     Dec 3  Book 1, para. 4
     Dec 10 Book 1, para. 5
     Dec 17 Book 1, para. 6
     Dec 24 no assignment
     Dec 31 no assignment



Group: Cicero's De Amicitia (Friendship)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/cicero/senectute.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 29: 81 and 82.
     Dec. 6 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 13: 83, 84 and 85.
     Dec. 20 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 27 -- Christmas



Group: Sallust's Bellum Catilinae (Sallust)
Coordinator: Chris Read <unctifer at cablespeed dot com>
Text: posted and 
http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lsante01/Sallustius/sal_cati.html
Group website: http://home.wavecable.com/~unctifer/
Assignments:
     Nov 30 52.5–52.10
     7 December: 52.11–52.15
     14 December: 52.16–52.23
     21 December: No assignment
     28 December: No assignment
     4 January: 52.24–52.31
     11 January: 52.32–52.36
     18 January: 53.1–53.5
     25 January: 53.6–54.6



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 29: IX, 146-168, from "Sed vos...," to "... insomnem ludo,"
     Dec. 6 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 13: IX, 168-175, from "Haec super...," to "... tuendum est,"
     Dec. 20: -- Winter Break
     Dec. 27 -- Christmas
     Jan. 3 -- New Year's
     Jan. 10: IX, 176-196, from "Nisus erat...," to "... moenia Pallantea,"
         in which Nisus thinks of going to find Aeneas.
     Jan. 17: IX, 197-218, from "Obstipuit magno...," to "... curat Acestae,"
         in which Euryalus offers to come too.
     Jan. 24: IX, 219-233, from "Ille autem...," to "... dicere iussit,"
         in which the pair gain audience with the Trojan leaders.
     Jan. 31: IX, 234-256, from "Tum sic Hyrtacides...," to "... immemor unquam,"
         in which Aletes speaks.



Group: Horace Odes 1 (Horace)
Text:  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/horace/carm1.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 27  Ode 3  Lines 01-20
     Dec 04  Ode 3  Lines 21-40
     Dec 11  Ode 4  Lines 01-20
     Dec 18  Ode 5  Lines 01-15



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:  John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 28 No assignment
     Dec 5 p. 103, l. 311 to p. 105, l. 324
     Dec 12 p. 105, ll. 325-341
     No assignment for Dec 19, Dec 26, Jan 2
     Jan 9 p. 105, l. 341 to p. 107, l. 360
     Jan 16 p. 107, l. 361-375
     Jan 23 p. 107, l. 376 to p. 109, l. 394
     Jan 30 p. 109, ll. 395-412



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 27: IV:96-112
     Dec 4: IV:112-124
     Dec 11: IV:125-136
     Dec 18: IV:137-150
     Dec 25: no assignment
     Jan 1: no assignment
     Jan 8: no assignment
     Jan 15: IV:151-162



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull (tristrapedia at gmail dot com)
Assignments:
     November 28th – Thanksgiving Break
     December 5th –  Catullus 45
     December 12th –  Catullus 46, 47
     December 19th –  Catullus 48, 49
     December 26th – Christmas Break
     January 2nd – New Year’s Day Break
     January 9th – Catullus 50



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Assignment:
     Nov 28 No assignment
     Dec 5 V.17.5-18.2
     Dec 12 V.19.1-4
     No assignment for Dec 19, Dec 26, Jan 2
     Jan 9 V.19.5-9
     Jan 16 V.20.1-4
     Jan 23 V.20.5-8
     Jan 30 V.21



Group: Curtius Rufus' Life of Alexander (Curtius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/curtius.html
Comment: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Curtius/home.html
Assignments:
     Nov 28 no assignment
     Dec 5  VIII.viii.21-ix.4
     Dec 12 VIII.ix.5-11
     No assignment for Dec 19, Dec 26, and Jan 2
     Jan 9 VIII.ix.12-18
     Jan 16 VIII.ix.19-23
     Jan 23 VIII.ix.24-29
     Jan 30 VIII.ix.30-35



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:
     Nov 28 No assignment
     IV.24.8-25.4(part) for Dec 5
     IV.25.4(contd.)-10 for Dec 12
     No assignment for Dec 19, Dec 26, Jan 2
     IV.25.11-14 for Jan 9
     IV.26.1-6 for Jan 16
     IV.26.7-10 for Jan 23
     IV.26.11-27.3 for Jan 30



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 28: No assignment
     Dec 5: XV.64.4-66.3
     Dec 12: XV.67
     No assignment for Dec 19, Dec 26, Jan 2
     Jan 9: XV.68
     Jan 16: XV.69-70.1
     Jan 23: XV.70.2-71.8
     Jan 30: 71.9-72.4



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Nov 28: No assignment
     Dec 5: Tiberius 55-56
     Dec 12: Tiberius 57-58
     No assignment for Dec 19, Dec 26, Jan 2
     Jan 9: Tiberius 59
     Jan 16: Tiberius 60-61.1
     Jan 23: Tiberius 61.2-4
     Jan 30: Tiberius 61.5-62.1



Group: Tacitus' Germania (Germania)
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.ger.shtml
Assignments:
     Nov. 29: 43, "Trans Lugios...," to 44, "... regia utilitas est."
     Dec. 6 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 13: 45, "Trans Suionas aliud...," to 45, "... inertia laborant."
     Dec. 20 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 27 -- Christmas
     Jan. 3 -- New Year's
     Jan. 10: 45, "Sed et mare...," to 46, "... Hic Suebiae finis."
     Jan. 17: 46, "Peucinorum...," to the end.



Group: Apuleius' Metamorphoses - The Golden Ass (GoldenAss)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/apuleius.html
Assignments:
     no assignment: 26th November
     Liber XI section 17: 3rd December
     Liber XI section 18: 10th December
     Liber XI section 19: 17th December
     No assignment: 24th December, 31st December



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Nov 27 Pausanius 2.4-6
     Dec 04 Pausanius 3.1-4
     Dec 11 Pausanius 3.5-7
     Dec 18 Pausanius 4.1-3
     Dec 25 Christmas



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     Nov 23 No Assignment: Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 30 Mark 14: 13-24
     Dec 7 Mark 14: 25-36
     Dec 14 Mark 14: 37-48
     Dec 21 Mark 14: 49-60
     Dec 28 No Assignment-Christmas
     Jan 4 No Assignment-New Year's



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 23 - No Assignment - Thanksgiving Holiday (U.S.)
     Nov 30 Confessiones 13.29.44
     Dec 7 Confessiones 13.30.45
     Dec 14 Confessiones 13.31.46
     Dec 21 Confessiones 13.32.47
     Dec 28 - No Assignment - Christmas Holiday
     Jan 4 - No Assignment - New Year's Holiday



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov 27: 4.18 (from Ipse autem to Romam perferendum)
     Dec 4:  4.18 (from Verum ille to gratantissime susceptum)
     Dec 11: 4.19 (from Accepit autem to incorrupta duraverit)
     Dec 18: 4.19 (from Quae multum diu to intenta persteterit)
     Dec 25: no assignment
     Jan 1: no assignment
     Jan 8: no assignment
     Jan 15: 4.19 (from Sunt etiam to rettulerunt ad monasterium)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     Nov 23 No Assignment-Thanksgiving (U.S.)
     Nov 30 Gesta Tancredi 20.6-21.4
     Dec 7 Gesta Tancredi 21.5-21.10
     Dec 14 Gesta Tancredi 22.1-22.6
     Dec 21 Gesta Tancredi 22.7-22.12
     Dec 28 No Assignment-Christmas Holiday
     Jan 4 No Assignment-New Year's Day



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Nov. 29: "De Maimundo Servo," pp. 88-89,
         from "Senex: "Dominus suus praecepit...," to "... audire cupio."
     Dec. 6 -- Winter Break
     Dec. 13: Women's Fashions, p. 289,
         from "Item de caudis...," to "... fuerat ad risum."
     Dec. 20: -- Winter Break
     Dec. 27 -- Christmas
     Jan. 3 -- New Year's
     Jan. 10: De Maimundo Servo," p. 89,
         from "Senex:  Dictum fuit quod dominus...," to the end.
     Jan. 17: "Women's Fashions, pp. 289-290,
         from "Magis esse similes...," to the end.
     Jan. 24: "De Decem Tonellis Olei," p. 90, to "... eius devitavit."
     Jan. 31: "A Precocious Novice," pp. 290-291, to "... pupillam oculi sui."



Group: Erasmus's "The Praise of Folly" (Erasmus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/erasmus/moriae.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
     November 28th – Thanksgiving Break
     December 5th –  Section 11 [..delirandum aliquantisper]
     December 12th –  Section 11 [..uel cogitarit?]
     December 19th –  Remainder of Section 11
     December 26th – Christmas Break
     January 2nd – New Year’s Day Break
     January 9th – Section 12



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 29 - p. 107, 5th line fr. bott. to p. 108 line 12
         ("illam portam . . . nos diriget.")
     Dec 6 - p. 108, line 13 to bottom
         ("o ita!" . . . defuerit.")
     Dec 13 - p. 109, lines 1-18
         (dum progrediuntur . . . confusis.)
     Dec 20, Dec 27, Jan 3 - winter break
     Jan 10 - p. 109, line 19 to bottom
         (arbores . . . fricabant.)



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:
     2016.11.26 -- p. 38, from "Harrius in vultum" to conclavis abiecit."



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:
     2016.11.26 -- p. 127



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aquilae)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Dec 4 Wheelocks Chapter 1 Sententiae
     Dec 11 Ch 1 Scribblers Īnscrīptiōnēs and Prōverbia et Dicta.
     Dec 18 Wheelock Ch 2
     Dec 25 no assignment
     Jan 1 no assignment
     Jan 8 Scribblers Ch 2



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Consules)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Nov 27 holiday for Thanksgiving
     Dec 4 Ch 12 ex,sa
     Dec 11 Ch 12 TR and SSS
     Dec 18 Ch 13 EX,SA
     Dec 25 no assignment
     Jan 1 no assignment
     Jan 8 Ch 13  TR and SSS.



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aediles)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     Nov 27 no assignment for Thanksgiving
     Dec 4 Ch 26 EX,SA
     Dec 11 Ch 26 TR and SSS
     Dec 18 Ch 27 EX,SA
     Dec 25 no assignment
     Jan 1 no assignment
     Jan 8 Ch 27 TR and SSS



Group: Lingua Latina Pars III (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. 24 - no assignment
     Dec. 1 - cap. 55, ex. 9 (1-20), 10
     Dec. 8 - cap. 56, 1-60, ex. 2 (1-4)
     Dec. 15 - cap. 56, 1-60, ex. 1
     Dec. 22, 29, Jan. 5 - no assignments
     Jan. 12 - cap. 56, 61-139, ex. 4 (1-4)
     Jan. 19 - cap. 56, 61-139, ex. 3
     Jan. 26 - cap. 56, 140-231, ex. 6 (1-4)
     Feb. 2 - cap. 56, 140-231, ex. 5
     Feb. 9 - cap. 56, 232-325, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Feb. 16 - cap. 56, 232-325, ex. 7
     Feb. 23 - cap. 56, ex. 9  FINIS!



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Castor)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana; Exercitia Latina I
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/castor
Comment: One chapter every 2-3 weeks
Assignments:
     Nov 29 - cap. 11, 42-91: ex. 5 ; 6
     Dec 6 - cap. 11, 42-91: ex. 7
     Dec 13 - cap. 11, 92-139: ex. 8 ; 11 (1-7)



Group: Lingua Latina Pars I (Pollux)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/pollux
Comment: A slower pace than the Castor group
Assignments:
     Nov. 24 - no assignment
     Dec. 1 - cap. 20, 1-50, PC 9-10
     Dec. 8 - cap. 20, 51-101, PC 1-6
     Dec. 15 - cap. 20, 102-164, PC 7-9
     Dec. 22, 29, Jan. 5 - no assignments
     Jan. 12 - cap. 21, 1-58, PC 10-11



Group: Lingua Latina Pars II (Argo)
Text: Lingua Latina: Pars II: Romana Aeterna; Exercitia Latina II
Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Comment: http://www.hortuslegendo.com/argo
Assignments:
     Nov. 24 - no assignment
     Dec. 1 - cap. 40, 173-197; ex. 9 (4 and 6-11)
     Dec. 8 - cap. 40, 198-217; ex. 8, 9 (12-14)
     Dec. 15 - cap. 40, 218-241; ex. 10, 13 (1-5)
     Dec. 22, 29, Jan. 5 - no assignments
     Jan. 12 - cap. 40, 242-273; ex. 12, 13 (6-10)
     Jan. 19 - cap. 40, 274-299; ex. 11, 13 (11-17)
     Jan. 26 - cap. 41 (Livy), 1-25; ex. 2, 3 (1-4)
     Feb. 2 - cap. 41, 26-48; ex. 3 (5-13)
     Feb. 9 - cap. 41, 49-68; ex. 1, 3 (14-17)

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