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Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:22:42 -0800
To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities:  Week of December 7th, 2014
From: LatinStudy <latinstudy at nxport dot com>

These are the assignments through the beginning of the new year, including 
Sally's recent reshuffling.

Io, Saturnalia!

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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 22: 20 December
         no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
         section 23: 10 January



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:
     54.3-55.3: 20 December
     no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
     55.4-56.9: 10 January



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     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:
         ll. 417-440: 20 December
         no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
         ll. 441-465: 10 January



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.53.7-54.3 for December 8
     (no assignments for December 15, 22, or 29)
     III.54.4-8 for January 5
     III.54.9-15 for January 12
     III.55.1-7 for January 19
     III.55.8-14 for January 26



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 18 sections 4-end: 20 December
         no assignment (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
         Letter 19: 10 January



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:
     7.7.21-7.7.29: 20 December
     no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
     7.7.30-7.7.35: 10 January



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     XIV.15.4-16.3 for December 8
     (no assignments for December 15, 22, and 29)
     XIV.17.1-18.2 For January 5
     XIV.18.3-20.4 for January 12
     XIV.20.5-21.2 for January 19
     XIV.21.3-22.3 for January 26



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <jisles at frontier dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     December 8: Divus Augustus 56.3-57.1
     (no assignment for December 15, 22, or 29)
     January 5: Divus Augustus 57.2-58.2
     January 12: Divus Augustus 59-61.1
     January 19: Divus Augustus 61.2-63.1
     January 26: Divus Augustus 63.2-64.2



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 12.7-12.13: 20 December
     no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
     sentences 13.1-14.1: 10 January



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 2.76: 10 December
         no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
         sentences 2.77-2.80: 10 January



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 23: 20 December
         no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
         section 23: 10 January



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:
     Dec 14 Book II.10-11
     Dec 21 Book II.12
     Dec 28 Holiday
     Jan 04 Book II.13
     Jan 11 Book II.14
     Jan 18 Book II.15-18
     Jan 25 Book II.19
     Feb 01 Book II.20
     Feb 08 Book II.21
     Feb 15 Book II.22
     Feb 22 Book II.23-24



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     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
     1/7  Genesis 36:30-43
     1/14 Genesis 37:1-12
     1/21 Genesis 37:13-24
     1/28 Genesis 37:25-36
     2/4  Genesis 38:1-15
     2/11 Genesis 38:16-30
     2/18 No assignment-Ash Wednesday
     2/25 Genesis 39:1-11
     3/4  Genesis 39:12-23
     3/11 Genesis 40:1-11
     3/18 Genesis 40:12-23
     3/25 Genesis 41:1-14
     4/1  No assignment-Easter Holiday
     4/8  Genesis 41:15-29
     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:
     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:
     3.25.58-3.25.64: 20 December
     no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
     3.25.65-3.26.4: 10 January




Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     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
     1/7  Gesta Francorum 9.29.10-9.29.25
     1/14 Gesta Francorum 9.29.26-9.29.39
     1/21 Gesta Francorum 9.29.40-9.29.53
     1/28 Gesta Francorum 10.30.1-10.30.8
     2/4  Gesta Francorum 10.30.9-10.30.22
     2/11 Gesta Francorum 10.30.23-10.31.1
     2/18 No assignment-Ash Wednesday
     2/25 Gesta Francorum 10.31.2-10.31.10
     3/4  Gesta Francorum 10.31.11-10.32.9
     3/11 Gesta Francorum 10.32.10-10.33.6
     3/18 Gesta Francorum 10.33.7-10.33.18
     3/25 Gesta Francorum 10.33.19-10.33.28
     4/1  No assignment-Easter
     4/8  Gesta Francorum 10.33.29-10.34.8
     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:
     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:
     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:
     2014.12.12 -- 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:
     2014.12.12 -- 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:
     Dec 14 Chapter 3
     Dec 21 Chapter 4
     Dec 28 Holiday
     Jan 04 Chapter 5
     Jan 11 Chapter 6
     Jan 18 Chapter 7
     Jan 25 Chapter 8
     Feb 01 Chapter 9
     Feb 08 Chapter 10
     Feb 15 Chapter 11
     Feb 22 Chapter 12



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:
     Dec 14 Chapter 37
     Dec 21 Chapter 38
     Dec 28 Holiday
     Jan 04 Chapter 39
     Jan 11 Chapter 40
     Jan 18 Chapter 41
     Jan 25 Chapter 42
     Feb 01 Chapter 43
     Feb 08 Chapter 44
     Feb 15 Chapter 45
     Feb 22 Chapter 46



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:
     Dec 14 Chapter 74
     Dec 21 Chapter 75
     Dec 28 Holiday
     Jan 04 Chapter 76
     Jan 11 Chapter 77
     Jan 18 Chapter 78
     Jan 25 Chapter 79
     Feb 01 Chapter 80
     Feb 08 Chapter 81
     Feb 15 Chapter 82
     Feb 22 Chapter 83



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:
     Jan 11 Chapter 1
     Jan 18 Chapter 2
     Jan 25 Chapter 3
     Feb 01 Chapter 4
     Feb 08 Chapter 5
     Feb 15 Chapter 6
     Feb 22 Chapter 7



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:
     Dec 14 Chapter 22
     Dec 21 Holiday
     Dec 28 Holiday
     Jan 04 Holiday
     Jan 11 Chapter 22a
     Jan 18 Chapter 23
     Jan 25 Chapter 23a
     Feb 01 Chapter 24
     Feb 08 Chapter 24a
     Feb 15 Chapter 25
     Feb 22 Chapter 25a



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:
     20 Dec: Ch. 28, EX, SA
     no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January



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:
     Dec 20: Ch. 35, TR 1, "Ovid Asks the Gods to Inspire His Work"
                TR 2-7, "Sorry, Nobody's Home!"
                TR 8, "'I Do.' 'I Don't'"
                TR 9, "Maronilla Has a Cough"
                TR 10, "Summer Vacation"
                 SSS chapter 35
     no assignments (holidays): 27 December & 3 January
     Jan 10:  Ch. 36, EX, SA



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:
     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:
     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:
     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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