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Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:17:33 -0700
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of March 30th, 2014

John DiNovo is starting a new translation group reading Ritchie's
Fabulae Faciles.  For more information see below for 'RitchieB'.

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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 31: 5 April
         section 32: 12 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:
     Section 4.12.1-4.11.2:  5 April
     Section 5: 12 April



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Apr. 1: VI, 337-362, from "Ecce gubernator...." to "...litora venti."
     Apr. 8: VI, 363-383, from "Quod te per...." to "... cognomine terrae."
     Apr. 15 -- Easter
     Apr. 22: VI, 384-407, from "Ergo iter...." to "... corda residunt."
     Apr. 30: VI, 408-430, from "Nec plura his." to "... crimine mortis."
     May 6: VI, 431-455, from "Nec vero...." to "... adfata amore est:."
     May 13: VI, 456-476, from "Infelix Dido...." to "... miseratur euntem."
     May 20: VI, 477-499, from "Inde datum...." to "... vocibus ultro:"
     May 27 -- Memorial Day



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 I:
         ll. 640-660: 5 April
         ll. 661-681: 12 April
         ll.682-698: 19 April



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.38.1-5 for March 31



Group: Letters of Piny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Assignment:
     Liber III:
         Letter 1 sections 1-7: 5 April
         Letter 1 sections 8-12: 12 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:
     7.2.42-7.2.52: 5 April



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     XIII.37.3-38.2 for March 31



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     March 31: Divus Augustus 24



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:
         222-224: 5 April
         225-229: 12 April
         230-235: 19 April


Group: Apulieus' 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 22: 5 April
     section 23: 12 April
     section 24: 19 April



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted,  http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     4/2 Genesis 24:17-33
     4/9 Genesis 24:34-50
     4/16 No assignment - Easter
     4/23 Genesis 24:51-67
     4/30 Genesis 25:1-17
     5/7 Genesis 25:18-34
     5/14 Genesis 26:1-17
     5/21 Genesis 26:18-35
     5/28 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 3: 11.23.30a (through "... ut expleret diem.")
     April 10: 11.23.30b ("si utrumque net ille ..." through end)
     April 17: 11.24.31
     April 24: no assignment (Easter holiday)
     May 1: 11.25.32
     May 8: 11.26.33a (through ... nam dupla est ad brevem.'")
     May 15: 11.26.33b ("see neque its comprehenditur..." through end)
     May 22: no assignment (US Memorial Day holiday)
     May 29: 11.27.34a (through "... sine ulla distinctione.")
     June 5: 11.27.34b ("metiamur sam sum..." through end)
     June 12: 11.27.35
     June 19: 11.27.36
     June 26: 11.28.37



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     3.21.7-3.21.11: 5 April
     3.21.12-3.21.16: 12 April
     3.22.1-3.22.3: 19 April



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     4/2 Gesta Francorum 5.13.15-6.14.10
     4/9 Gesta Francorum 6.14.11-6.15.10.
     4/16 No assignment - Easter Holiday
     4/23 Gesta Francorum 6.15.11-6.16.11
     4/30 Gesta Francorum 6.17.1-6.17.17
     5/7 Gesta Francorum 6.17.18-6.17.34
     5/14 Gesta Francorum 6.17.35-7.18.3
     5/21 Gesta Francorum 7.18.4-7.18.13
     5/28 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. 1 -- "Exemplum Contra Malitiam...." and "De Arbore...," pp. 54-55.
     Apr. 8 --  "Item de Apparitionibus," pp. 256-257,
         from "Paenituit...." to the end.
     Apr. 15 -- Easter
     Apr. 22 -- "De Sectanda Fidelitate," pp. 55-56,
         to "... firmiter promitto."
     Apr. 29 -- "The Abbot Samson," pp. 257-258, to "....  in gratiam."
     May  6  -- "De Sectanda Fidelitate," p. 56,
         from "Statim puella...." to "... uxor tua erit."
     May  13 -- "The Abbot Samson," pp. 258-259,
         from "In diebus illis...." to "... ad aedificationem turris."
     May  20 -- "De Sectanda Fidelitate," pp. 56-57,
         from "Puella audiens...." to "... in pace vitam finivit."
     May  27 -- Memorial Day
     June 3 -- "The Abbot Samson," p. 259,
         from "Willelmus vero...." to "... potuit sicut voluit."
     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:
     Apr. 1 - p. 41, lines 0-20
         (OVILLA ASSA . . . . . introiit.)
     Apr. 8 - p. 41 line 21 to p. 43 line 11
         (qui "carissime . . . . . legit:)
     Apr. 15 - no assignment
     Apr. 22 - no assignment
     Apr. 29 - p. 43 line 12 to p. 44 line 3
         ("Thorinus . . . . . abscedas!")



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:
     2014.04.01 -- p. 1, from "re vera..." to "dissimiles Dursleis."
     2014.04.04 -- p. 1, from "Durslei horrescebant" to "advenirent Potteri."
     2014.04.06 -- p. 1, from "Durslei sciebant" to "viderant quidem."
     2014.04.09 -- p. 1, from "hic puer" to "familiarem esse."
     2014.04.11 -- p. 1-2, from "ubi Dominus" to "eventuras esse."
     2014.04.15 -- p. 2, from "Dominus Dursley bombiebat" to "luctaretur."
     2014.04.21 -- p. 2, from "nemo eorum" to "rem male gessit,"
     2014.04.25 -- p. 2, from "quod Dudley nunc" to "domo egressus."
     2014.04.28 -- p. 2, from "in autocinetum" to "numeri quattuor."
     2014.05.03 -- p. 2, from "in angulo viae" to "geographicam legentem."



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:
      March 30 Chapter 1
      April 6 Chapter 2
      April 13 Chapter 3
      April 20 Chapter 4
      April 27 Chapter 5
      May 4 Chapter 6
      May 11 Chapter 7
      May 18 Chapter 8
      May 25 Chapter 9



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:
     March 30 Chapter 37
     April 6 Chapter 38
     April 13 Chapter 39
     April 20 Chapter 40
     April 27 Chapter 41
     May 4 Chapter 42
     May 11 Chapter 43
     May 18 Chapter 44
     May 25 Chapter 45



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:
     5 April:  Ch. 12  TR 1-8,  "Pliny Writes to Marcellinus"
               TR 9,    "Diaulus Still Buries His Clients"
               SSS Caput XII
     12 April:  Ch. 13, EX, SA
     19 April:  Ch. 13, TR 1-5, "Alexander the Great and the Power of Literature"
                TR 6-9, "The Authority of a Teacher's Opinion"
                SSS Caput XIII
     26 April:  Ch. 14, EX, SA
     3 May:  Ch. 14, TR 1, "Store Teeth"
             TR 2-6, "Cicero Imagines the State of Rome..."
             SSS Caput XIV



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:
     5 April:  Ch. 19, TR 1-5, "The Aged Playwright Sophocles Holds His Own
               TR 6, "Catullus Bids a Bitter Farewell to Lesbia"
               SSS Caput XIX
     12 April:  Ch. 20, EX, SA
     19 April:  Ch. 20, TR 1-11, "Cicero Urges Catiline's Departure from Rome"
                SSS Caput XX
     22 April:  Ch. 21, EX, SA
     29 April:  Ch. 21, TR 1-6, "Vergil's Messianic Eclogue"
                Caput XXI
     3 May:  Ch. 22, EX, SA
     10 May:  Ch. 22, TR 1, "A Visit from the Young Interns"
              TR 2-4, "On Ambition and Literature"
               SSS Caput XXII
     17 May:  Ch. 23, EX, SA
     24 May:  Ch. 23, TR 1-12, "Laocoon Speaks Out Against the Trojan Horse"
              SSS Caput XXIII



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:
     Apr  5:  Ch. 31, "Give Me a Thousand Kisses" (TR1-TR4)
                    "Ringo" (TR5-TR6)
                    "Facetiae" (TR7-TR8)
            Groton & May, "Lucretia: Paragon of Virtue"
     Apr 12:  Ch. 32, EX, SA (EX1-EX17, SA1-SA16)
     Apr 19:  Easter holiday - no translation
     Apr 26:  Ch. 32, "The Character of Cimon" (TR1-TR8)
                    "A Vacation...From You!" (TR9-TR10)
                    "Please...Don't! (TR11-TR12)
            Groton & May, "Virgil Praises the Rustic Life"
     May  3:  Ch. 33, EX, SA (EX1-EX15, SA1-SA110
     May 10:  Ch. 33, "B.Y.O.B." (TR1-TR2)
                    "The Rich Get Richer" (TR3)
                    "Aristotle, Tutor of Alexander the Great" (TR4)
                    "Your Loss, My Gain!" (TR5-TR6
                    Groton & May, "The Helvetians Parley With Caesar"
     May 17:  Ch. 34, EX, SA (EX1-EX17, SA1-SA14)
     May 24:  Memorial Day holiday - mo translation



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Herculaneum)
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:
    Apr 5:  Ch. 40, EX, SA (EX1-EX16, SA1-SA17)
    Apr 12:  Ch. 40, "Jupiter Prophesies...the Future Glory of Rome"
                   (TR1-TR6)
                   "The Value of Literature" (TR7-TR8)
                   "A Monument More Lasting Than Bronze" (TR9-TR10)
           Groton & May, "Hannibal and the Romans Fight to a Draw



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.hortuslegendo.com/roma
Assignments:
     April 1 - cap. 51, 1-118, ex. 1
     April 8 - cap. 51, 119-215, ex. 4 (1-4)
     April 15 - no assignment
     April 22 - no assignment
     April 29 - cap. 51, 119-215, 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:
     April 3 - cap. 44, no new reading, Ex. 19 (1-16), 20
     April 10 - cap. 45, 1-89, Ex. 1
     April 17 - cap. 45, 1-89, Ex. 2, 3 (1-4)
     April 24 - no assignment
     May 1 - cap. 45, 90-167, Ex. 4



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:
     April 3 - Cap. 26, 32-82, Ex. 5
     April 10 - Cap. 26, 32-82, Ex. 6
     April 17 - Cap. 26, 83-145, Ex, 7
     April 24 - no assignment

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