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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for May 8th, 2016
Date: Sun, 8 May 2016 18:06:09 -0700

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Sally Winchester has started a beginners' group using Wheelock's Latin.
The first assignment was posted on April 16.  See below for 'Consules'
for more information.

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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 79: 14 May



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 57.1-58.3:  14 May



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:
     11 May: Sections 29.1–30.2
     18 May: Sections 30.3–31.2
     25 May: Sections 31.3–31.8
     June 1: Sections 31.9–33.1
     June 8: Sections 33.2–34.2
     June 15: Sections 34.3–35.6
     June 22: Sections 36.1–37.2
     June 29: Sections 37.3–37.9



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Acting Coordinator: Diana Poskrop <hariscruff at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May 10: VIII, 520-545, from "Vix ea fatus," to "... sociosque revisit."
     May 17: VIII, 546-571, from "Quorum de...," to "... civibus urbem."
     May 24: VIII, 572-591, from "At vos," to "... tenebrasque resolvit."
     May 31 -- Memorial Day
     June 7: VIII, 592-607, from "Stant pavidae...," to "... corpora curant."
     June 14 -- Summer Break
     June 21: VIII, 608-629, from "At Venus...," to "... in ordine bella."
     June 28 -- Summer Break
     July 5: VIII, 630-651, from "Fecerat...," to "... Cloelia ruptis."
     July 12 -- Summer Break
     July 19: VIII, 652-670, from "In summo custos...," to "... iura Catonem."
     July 26 -- Summer Break
     Aug. 2: VIII, 671-695, from "Haec inter...," to "... caede rubescunt."
     Aug. 9 -- Summer Break
     Aug. 16: VIII, 696-713, from "Regina in...," to ... flumina victos."
     Aug. 23 -- Summer Break
     Aug. 30: VIII, 714-731, from "At Caesar...," to the END of Book VIII.



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 de Officiis:
         ll. 90- 105: 14 May



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. 676-691: 14 May



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull (tristrapedia at gmail dot com)
Assignments:
     May 15th:  Catullus 16 (Lines 14-End)
     May 22nd: Catullus 21
     May 29th:  Catullus 22 (Lines 1-11)
     June 5th:  Catullus 22 (Lines 12-End)
     June 12th: Catullus 23 (Lines 1-14)
     June 19th: Catullus 23 (Lines 15 to End)
     June 26th: Catullus 24
     July 3rd:  Holiday (July 4th Holiday)
     July 10th: Catullus 25
     July 17th:  Catullus 26 and 27
     July 24th:  Catullus 28
     July 31st:  Catullus 29 (Lines 1 to 10)
     August 7th:  Catullus 29 (Lines 11 to End)



Group: Horace's Satires (Horace)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <martin at petersenm dot fsnet dot co dot uk>
Assignments:
     May 15 Satire 9 Lines 52-78
     May 22 Satire 10 Lines 01-24
     May 29 Satire 10 Lines 25-49
     Jun 06 Satire 10 Lines 50-75
     Jun 13 Satire 10 Lines 76-92



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:
     IV.11.4-12.1 for May 9
     IV.12.2-7 for May 16
     IV.12.8-13.1 for May 23
     IV.13.2-7 for May 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 V:
         letter 9: 14 May



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:
     8.6.5-8.6.11: 14 May



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 9: XV.37.2-38.2
     May 16: XV.38.3-39.4
     May 23: XV.39.5-41.2
     May 30: XV.41.3-43.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 9: Tiberius 22-23
     May 16: Tiberius 24.1-25.1
     May 23: Tiberius 25.2-3
     May 30: Tiberius 26-27



Group: Tacitus' Germania (Germania)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.ger.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 24.4-25.3: 14 May



Group: Lucretius' De Rerum Natura (Lucretius)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/lucretius.html
Assignments:
     Liber III:
         sentences 3.58-3.61: 14 May



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 XI:
         section 3: 14 May



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 15 Miltiades 4.3-5
     May 22 Miltiades 5.1-3
     May 29 Miltiades 5.4-5
     Jun 05 Miltiades 6.1-4
     Jun 12 Miltiades 7.1-4
     Jun 19 Miltiades 7.5-6
     Jun 26 Miltiades 8.1-4
     Jul 03 Themistocles 1.1-4
     Jul 10 Themistocles 2.1-4
     Jul 17 Themistocles 2.5-8
     Jul 24 Themistocles 3.1-4
     Jul 31 Themistocles 4.1-3



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:
     May 15 Book IX.9-10
     May 22 Book IX.11-12
     May 29 Book IX.13-14
     Jun 05 Book IX.15-16
     Jun 12 Book IX.17
     Jun 19 Book IX.18
     Jun 26 Book IX.19
     Jul 03 Book IX.20-21
     Jul 10 Book IX.22
     Jul 17 Book IX.23-24
     Jul 24 Book IX.25-26
     Jul 31 Book IX.27-28



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     May 11 Mark 8: 21-30
     May 18 Mark 8: 31-39
     May 25 Mark 9:1-10
     Jun 1 No Assignment-Memorial Day (US)
     Jun 8 Mark 9: 11-20
     Jun 15 Mark  No Assignment
     Jun 22 Mark  No Assignment
     Jun 29 Mark 9: 21-30
     July 6 No Assignment-US Independence Day



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 12: 13.22.32
     May 19: 13.23.33
     May 26: 13.23.34
     June 2: no assignment (US Memorial Day holiday)
     June 9: 13.24.35
     June 16: 13.24.36
     June 23: 13.24.37
     June 30: 13.25.38
     July 7: no assignment (US Independence Day holiday)
     July 14: 13.26.39
     July 21: 13.26.40
     July 28: 13.26.41



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     4.13.14-4.13.19: 14 May




Group: Gesta Tancredi (Trancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     May 11 Gesta Tancredi 11.20-12.4
     May 18 Gesta Tancredi 12.5-12.11
     May 25 Gesta Tancredi 12.12-13.7
     June 1 No Assignment-Memorial Day
     June 8 Gesta Tancredi 13.8-13.14
     June 15 No Assignment
     June 22 No Assignment
     June 29 Gesta Tancredi 13.15-13.21
     July 6 No Assignment-U.S. Independence Day



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Acting Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Assignments:
     May 9: "De Bruto Rege," pp. 284-285, to "... iter aggressus est."
     May 16: "De Dimidio Amico," p. 85,
         from "Primus autem...." to the end of Exemplum I.
     May 23: De Bruto Rege," p. 285, from "Transierunt...." to the end.
     May 31 -- Memorial Day
     June 7: "De Integro Amico," pp. 85-86,
         from "Dixit filius ad patrem...." to "... sciunt esse passionem."
     June 14 -- Summer Break
     June 21: "The Dog Saint," pp. 285-286, to "per hunc modum."
     June 28 -- Summer Break



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:
     May 10 - p. 95, lines 1-13
         ("ubi . . . . . clamauit.)
     May 17 - p. 95, line 14 to 3rd fr. bott.
         ("minime . . . . . dic mihi!")
     May 24 - p. 95, 3rd line fr. bott. to 96 line 12
         ("quid id . . . . . tangebat.)
     May 31 - no assignment



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:
     2016.05.14 -- pp 28-29, from "'hem -- ita vero" to "primo cubiculo."
     2016.05.21 -- p. 29, from "semel modo" to "ea considerat."
     2016.05.28 -- p. 29, from "alia plutea" to "tranquilli erant."
     2016.06.04 -- pp. 29-30, from "Dudley obstupefactus" to "ferientem audiverunt."
     2016.06.11 -- p. 30, from "deinde clamavit" to "manu tenens."
     2016.06.18 -- p. 30, from "'abi in armarium" to "lucernis accensis."



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:
     2016.05.14 -- p. 100
     2016.05.21 -- p. 101
     2016.05.28 -- p. 102
     2016.06.04 -- p. 103
     2016.06.11 -- p. 104
     2016.06.18 -- p. 105



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:
     May 15 Chapter 74
     May 22 Chapter 75
     May 29 Chapter 76
     Jun 05 Chapter 77
     Jun 12 Chapter 78
     Jun 19 Chapter 79
     Jun 26 Chapter 80
     Jul 03 Chapter 81
     Jul 10 Chapter 82
     Jul 17 Chapter 83
     Jul 24 Chapter 84
     Jul 31 Chapter 85



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Consules)
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 May:   SSS Chapter 1
     21 May:  Ch.  2, SA
              Ch.  2, TR 1-5 "Catullus Bids His Girlfriend Farewell"
     28 May: no assignment (holiday)
     1 June: SSS Chapter 2
     8 June:  Ch.  3, EX, SA
     15 June:  Ch.  3, TR 1-2, "The Grass is Always Greener"
              SSS -- Chapter 3
     22 June: Ch.  4, EX, SA



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:
     14 May:   Ch. 22, EX, SA
     21 May:  Ch. 22, TR 1, "A Visit from the Young Interns"
              TR 2-4, "On Ambition and Literature"
              SSS Caput XXII
     28 May: no assignment (holiday)
     1 June:  Ch. 23, EX, SA



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:
     May 12 - cap. 53, 153-303, ex. 3
     May 19 - cap. 53, 304-412, ex. 6 (1-4)
     May 26 - no assignment



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:
     May 10 - cap. 7, 30-60; ex. 4, 5, 6
     May 17 - cap. 7, 61-104; ex. 7, 8, 9
     May 24 - cap. 7, 61-104 & 105-121; ex. 10, 11
     May 31 - no assignment



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:
     May 12 - cap, 11, 88-139, PC 9-10
     May 19 - cap. 12, 1-47, PC 1-5
     May 26 - no assignment



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:
     May 12 - cap. 38, 75-100, ex. 5 (1-5), 7 (1-7)
     May 19 - cap. 38, 101-129, ex. 5 (6-10), 7 (8-11)
     May 26 - no assignment
     June 2 - cap. 38, 130-147, ex. 6, 7 (12-15)
     June 9 - cap. 38, 148-173, ex. 10 (1-6)
     June 16 - cap. 38, 174-192, ex. 8, 10 (7-10)
     June 23 - cap. 38, 193-213, ex. 9, 10 (11-14)
     June 30 - no assignment


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