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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 September 1st, 2015
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:31:15 -0700


Ann Boulais is starting a new translation group reading the Gesta Tancredi.
See below for 'Trancredi' for more information.

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Group Listings:


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:
         No assignment (US holiday): 5 September



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:
     No assignment (US holiday): 5 September



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 1: VII, 723-749, from "Hinc Agamemnonius...." to "... rapto."
     Sept. 8 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 15: VII, 750-760, from "Quin et ...." to "... flevere lacus."
     Sept. 22: VII, 761-782, from "Ibat ...." to "... in bella ruebat."
     Sept. 29: VII, 783-802, from "Ipse inter...." to "... conditur Ufens."
     Oct. 6: 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:
         No assignment (US holiday): 5 September



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:
         no assignment (US holiday): 5 September



Group: Horace's Satires (Horace)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <martin at petersenm dot fsnet dot co.uk>
Assignments:
     Sep 06 Satire 1  Lines 61-91
     Sep 13 Satire 1  Lines 92-121



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:
     (no assignment for Sep 7)
     III.69.4-7 for Sep 14
     III.69.8-70.2 for Sep 21



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:
         No assignment (US holiday): 5 September



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:
     no assignment (US holiday): 5 September



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     (No assignment for September 7)
     September 14: XIV.61.1-5
     September 21: XIV.61.6-62.6



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     (no assignment for September 7)
     September 14: Divus Augustus 94.12-95
     September 21: Divus Augustus 96



Group: Agricola (Agricola)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.agri.shtml
Assignments:
     No assignment (US holiday): 5 September



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:
         No assignment (US holiday): 5 September



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:
         No assignment (US holiday): 5 September



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:
     Sep 06 Book VI.13-14
     Sep 13 Book VI.15-17
     Sep 20 Book VI.18-19
     Sep 27 Book VI.20-21
     Oct 04 Book VI.22-23
     Oct 11 Book VI.24-25
     Oct 18 Book VII.1-2
     Oct 25 Book VII.3-5



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     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:
     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:
     No assignment (US holiday): 5 September




Group: Gesta Tancredi (Trancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     first assignment posted on October 7, due October 14



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     Sept. 1: "Simile Supradicto," p. 76, to "neque in coquinam descendere."
     Sept. 8 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 15: "The Tomb of Vergil," p. 276,from "Ad haec populus...." to end.
     Sept. 22: "Simile Supradicto," pp. 76-77, from "Cum autem...." to end.
     Sept. 29: "Item de Abbate...," p. 277,
         to "... tali territos confortans."
     Oct. 6: "De Familiaritate Mulierum Periculosa," pp. 77-78,
         to "in arto carcere posuerunt."
     Oct. 13: "Item de Abbate...," pp. 277-278,
         from "Die sequenti...," to the end.
     Oct. 20: "De Familiaritate Mulierum Periculosa," p. 78,
         from "Tantum autem..." to "... cessare procurarent."
     Oct. 27: "De Largitate...," p. 278, to "... sustentati sunt."
     Nov. 3: "De Familiaritate Mulierum Periculosa," pp. 78-79,
         from "Ille vero..." to the end.
     Nov. 10: "De Largitate...," pp. 278-279, from "Et sicut...." to end.
     Nov. 17 -- Winter Break
     Nov. 24 -- Thanksgiving




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:
     Sep. 1 - p. 80, lines 1-14
         (nihilominus . . . . . uacillabat.)
     Sep. 8 - no assignment
     Sep. 15 - p. 80, lines 15-26
         (quo tempore . . . . . pellebantur.)
     Sep. 22 - p. 80, 5th fr. bott. to p. 81 to end
         (diutius . . . . . meminerat.)
     Sep. 29 - p. 82, top to line 19
         (CAPVT . . . . . fieret.)



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:
     2015.09.04 -- No assignment.
     2015.09.12 -- FIRST SATURDAY DUE DATE --
         p. 19, from "alio tempore" to "in schola erant."
     2015.09.19 -- p. 19, from "Dudleani eum" to "futuri erant errores."
     2015.09.26 -- p. 19, from "dummodo careret schola" to 'volabat illa.'"
     2015.10.03 -- pp. 19-20, from "Avunculus Vernon" to "periculosa sentiret."
     2015.10.10 -- p. 20, from "illo die Saturni" to "diem matutinum."
     2015.10.17 -- p. 20, from "curabat ut parvo" to "secundum muros."
     2015.10.24 -- pp. 20-21, from "post vitrum, lacertae" to "noluit se movere."
     2015.10.31 -- p. 21, from "'pulsa iterum,'" to "domum visitare."



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:
     2015.09.04 -- No assignment.
     2015.09.12 -- FIRST SATURDAY DUE DATE -- p. 66
     2015.09.19 -- p. 67
     2015.09.26 -- p. 68
     2015.10.03 -- p. 69
     2015.10.10 -- pp. 70-71
     2015.10.17 -- p. 72
     2015.10.24 -- p. 73
     2015.10.31 -- p. 74



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:
     Sep 06 Chapter 40
     Sep 13 Chapter 41
     Sep 20 Chapter 42
     Sep 27 Chapter 43
     Oct 04 Chapter 44
     Oct 11 Chapter 45
     Oct 18 Chapter 46
     Oct 25 Chapter 47



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:
     Sep 06 Chapter 74
     Sep 13 Chapter 75
     Sep 20 Chapter 76
     Sep 27 Chapter 77
     Oct 04 Chapter 78
     Oct 11 Chapter 79
     Oct 18 Chapter 80
     Oct 25 Chapter 81



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:
     5 September: no assignment (holiday)



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:
     Sep 06 Chapter 35
     Sep 13 Chapter 36
     Sep 20 Chapter 37
     Sep 27 Chapter 38
     Oct 04 Chapter 39
     Oct 11 Chapter 40​​



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:
     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:
     Sep. 1 - cap. 56, 61-139, ex. 3
     Sep. 8 - no assignment
     Sep. 15 - cap. 56, 140-231, ex. 6 (1-4)
     Sep. 22 - cap. 56, 140-231, ex. 5
     Sep. 29 - cap. 56, 232-325, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Oct. 6 - cap. 56, 232-325, ex. 7
     Oct. 13 - cap. 56, ex. 9



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:
     Sep. 3 - no assignment
     Sep. 10 - cap. 50, 602-680, ex. 11
     Sep. 17 - cap. 50, ex. 13 (1-7), 14



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:
     Sep. 3 - no assignment
     Sep. 10 - cap. 33, 1-47, ex. 2
     Sep. 17 - cap. 33, 1-47, ex. 3


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