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To: LatinStudy <latinstudy at lists dot quasillum dot com>
From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for July 28, 2015
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:21:12 -0700


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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 48: 1 August
         section 49: 8 August
         section 50: 15 August
         section 51: 22 August



Group: Cicero's De Amicitia (Friendship)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/cicero/senectute.shtml and posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Sentences 7.1-8.1: 1August
     Sentences 8.2-10.3: 8 August
     Sentences 10.4-11.7: 15 August
     Sentences 11.8-13.1: 22 August



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:

(on break until August)

     July 28: VII, 670-694, from "Tum gemini...." to "... retractat."
     August 4 -- Summer Break
     August 11: VII, 695-722, from "Hi Fescenninas...." to "... tellus."
     August 18 -- Summer Break
     August 25: VII, 723-749, from "Hinc Agamemnonius...." to "... vivere rapto."
     Sept. 1: VII, 750-760, from "Quin et Marruvia ...." to "... flevere lacus."
     Sept. 8 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 15: VII, 761-782, from "Ibat et...." to "... in bella ruebat."
     Sept. 22: VII, 783-802, from "Ipse inter primos...." to "... Ufens."
     Sept. 29: VII, 803-816, from "Hos super...." to the END of Book VII.



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. 273-286: 1 August
         ll. 287-303: 8 August
         ll. 304-321: 15 August
         ll. 322-343: 22 August



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 III:
         ll. 26-- 49 : 1 August
         ll. 50-71: 8 August
         ll. 72-94: 15 August
         ll. 95-114: 22 August



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.67.5-9(part) for Aug 3
     III.67.9(contd)-68.3 for Aug 10
     III.68.4-7 for Aug 17
     III.68.8-11 for Aug 24
     III.68.12-69.3 for Aug 31



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 16 & Letter 17, section 1-5 : 1 August
         Letter 17 sections 6-end: 8 August
         Letters 18&19: 15 August
         Letters 20&21: 22 August



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:
     8.1.1-8.1.8: 1 August
     8.1.9-8.1.16: 8 August
     8.1.17-8.1.23: 15 August
     8.1.24-8.1.30: 22 August



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     August 3: XIV.55.2-56.3
     August 10: XIV.56.4-57.3
     August 17: XIV.57.4-58.3
     August 24: XIV.58.4-59.4
     August 31: XIV.59.5-60.6



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     August 3: Divus Augustus 93-94.2
     August 10: Divus Augustus 94.3-4
     August 17: Divus Augustus 94.5-6
     August 24: Divus Augustus 94.7-8
     August 31: Divus Augustus 94.9-11



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 38.2-38.8: 1 August
     sentences 39.1-39.4: 8 August
     sentences 40.1-40.5: 15 August
     sentences 41.1-41.5: 22 August



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 2.177-2.180: 1 August
         sentences 2.181-2.183: 8 August



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 X:
         section 6: 1 August
         section 7: 8 August
         section 8: 15 August
         section 9: 22 August



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:
     Aug 02      Book VI.1-2
     Aug 09      Book VI.3-6
     Aug 16      Book VI.7-8
     Aug 23      Book VI.9-10
     Aug 30      Book VI.11-12



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     7/29 Genesis 47:1-15
     8/5 Genesis 47:16-31
     8/12 Genesis 48:1-11
     8/19 Genesis 48:12-22
     8/26 Genesis 49:1-16
     9/2 Genesis 49:17-32
     9/9 No assignment- U.S. Labor Day
     9/16 Genesis 50:1-13
     9/23 Genesis 50:14-25, the end!



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     July 30: 12.29.40b (“cum enim cantatur,…” through end)
     August 6: 12.30.41
     August 13: 12.31.42
     August 20: 12.32.43 (end Liber XII)
     August 27: 13.1.1 (begin Liber XIII)
     September 3: 13.2.2
     September 10: no assignment (US Labor Day holiday)
     September 17: 13.2.3
     September 24: 13.3.4
     October 1: 13.4.5
     October 8: 13.5.6
     October 15: 13.6.7
     October 22: 13.7.8
     October 29: 13.8.9




Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     4.3.16-4.3.21: 1 August
     4.3-22-4.3.28: 8 August
     4.3.29-4.3.32: 15 August
     4.3.33-4.3.36: 22 August



Group: Gesta Francorum (Crusades)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at att dot net>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/gestafrancorum.html
Assignments
     7/29 Gesta Francorum 10.39.30-10.39.43
     8/5 Gesta Francorum 10.39.44-10.39.58
     8/12 Gesta Francorum 10.39.59-11.6
     8/19 Gesta Francorum 11.7-11.19
     8/26 Gesta Francorum 11.20-11.31
     9/2 Gesta Francorum 11.32-The End!



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:

(on break until August)

     July 21 -- "De Eo Quod Bonum...," p. 75,
         from "Cum autem venisset...." to end.
     July 28 -- "The Tomb of Vergil," pp. 275-276, to "... magistro extrahitur."



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:
     July 28 - p. 77, 9th fr. bott. to p. 78 line 5
         (Gobelinus . . . . . faceret.)
     Aug. 4 - p. 78, lines 6-22
         (nunc . . . . . uerterunt.)
     Aug. 11 - p. 78, 10th fr. bott. to p. 79 line 3
         (ense . . . . . descendissent.)
     Aug. 18 - p. 79, lines 4-17
         (tum . . . . . potuit.)
     Aug. 25 - p. 19, line 18 to bottom
         ("adsumusne . . . . . sustulerunt.)



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:
     2015.07.31 -- p. 18, from "'nolo domum regressa" to "quidquid vellet."
     2015.08.07 -- p. 18, from "'Dinky Duddicule" to "lacrimis simulatis abstinuit."
     2015.08.14 -- p. 18, from "dimidi a post hora" to "diem natalem Christi."
     2015.08.21 -- p. 18-19, from "'nil faciam,' inquit" to "calvus esset celaret.'"
     2015.08.28 -- p. 19, from "Dudley Harrium irriserat" to "celeriter crevissent."
     2015.09.04 -- p. 19, from "alio tempore" to "in schola erant."



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:
     2015.07.31 -- p. 61
     2015.08.07 -- p. 62
     2015.08.14 -- p. 63
     2015.08.21 -- p. 64
     2015.08.28 -- p. 65
     2015.09.04 -- p. 66



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:
     Aug 02 Chapter 35
     Aug 09 Chapter 36
     Aug 16 Chapter 37
     Aug 23 Chapter 38
     Aug 30 Chapter 39



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:
     Aug 02 Chapter 69
     Aug 09 Chapter 70
     Aug 16 Chapter 71
     Aug 23 Chapter 72
     Aug 30 Chapter 73



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Aediles)
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:
     1 August: Ch.  6, EX, SA
     8 August:  Ch.  6, TR 1, "'I Do Not Love Thee, Doctor Fell'"
                 TR 2-5, "Historian Livy Laments the Decline of Roman Morals"
     15 August: SSS: Chapter 6




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:
     Aug 02 Chapter 30
     Aug 09 Chapter 31
     Aug 16 Chapter 32
     Aug 23 Chapter 33
     Aug 30 Chapter 34



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:
     8 August:  Ch. 36, TR 1, "The Quality of Martial's Book"
                TR 2, "I Don't Cook for Cooks!"
                TR 3, "I Love Her....I Love Her Not"
                TR 4, "Oh, I'd Love to Read You My Poems -- Not!"
                TR 5-6, "Who Is Truly Free?"
                TR 7-13, "Testimony Against the Conspirators"
                SSS Caput XXXVI
     22 August:  Ch. 37, EX, SA
     12 September:  Ch. 37, TR 1, "Thanks, But No Thanks"
                TR 2-9, "Trimalchio's Epitaph"
                TR 10-16, "Marcus Quinto Fratri S."
                SSS Caput XXXVII



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:
     July 28 - cap. 55, 345-471, ex. 7
     Aug. 4 - cap. 55, ex. 9 (1-20), 10
     Aug. 11 - cap. 56, 1-60, ex. 2 (1-4)
     Aug. 18 - cap. 56, 1-60, ex. 1
     Aug. 25 - cap. 56, 61-139, ex. 4 (1-4)



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:
     July 30 - cap. 50, 384-506, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Aug. 6 - cap. 50, 384-506, ex. 7
     Aug. 13 - cap. 50, 507-601, ex. 10 (1-4)
     Aug. 20 - cap. 50, 507-601, ex. 9



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:
     July 30 - cap. 32, 130-224, ex. 7, 9
     Aug. 6 - cap. 32, 130-224, ex. 8
     Aug. 13 - cap. 32, 130-224, ex. 10, 12 (4-10; 13-15)
     Aug. 20 - cap. 32, 130-224, ex. 11, 13
     Aug. 27 - cap. 33, 1-47, ex. 1


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