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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for July 18th, 2016
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:23:42 -0700

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For reasons of her health Sally has put her groups on an indefinite hold.
Our best wishes to Sally for a speedy recovery.

Jennifer Margrison has stepped forward to take up the coordination
activities for the Consules group, the newest Wheelock beginners group.

John Weretka is now coordinating the Bede group. Thank you, John.

Michael Aull is starting a reading group for Erasmus's "In Praise of Folly".
See below for "Erasmus" 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 81: on hold



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 59.7-61.1:  on hold



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:
     20 July: 40.2–40.6
     27 July: 41.1–42.3
     3 August: 43.1–43.4
     10 August: 44.1–44.6
     17 August: 45.1–46.2
     24 August: 46.3–47.1
     31 August: 47.2–48.2
     7 September: 48.3–48.5
     14 September: 48.6–49.3
     21 September: 49.4–50.3
     28 September: 50.4–51.4



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     July 19: VIII, 642-651, from "Haud procul...." to "... Cloelia ruptis."
     July 26: VIII, 652-662, from In summo custos...," to " ... corpora longis."
     Aug. 2: VIII, 663-670, from "Hic exsultantis...." to "... dantem iura Catonem."
     Aug. 9: VIII, 671-681, from "Haec inter tumidi...," to "... vertice sidus."
     Aug. 16: VIII, 682-695, from "Parte alia ventis...." to "... caede rubescunt."
     Aug. 23: VIII, 696-713, from "Regina in mediis...," to ... flumina victos."
     Aug. 30: VIII, 714-731, from "At Caesar...," to the END of Book VIII.
     Sept. 6 -- Labor Day



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. 117- 136: on hold



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. 708-728: on hold



Group: Catullus' Poems (Catullus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/catullus.shtml
Coordinator:  Michael Aull (tristrapedia at gmail dot com)
Assignments:
     July 24th:  Catullus 28
     July 31st:  Catullus 29 (Lines 1 to 10)
     August 7th:  Catullus 29 (Lines 11 to End)



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 11: on hold



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:
     8.6.19-8.6.25: on hold



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.15.2-5 for Jul 18
     IV.15.6-16.2 for Jul 25
     IV.16.3-7 for Aug 1



Group: Tacitus' Annals (Tacitus)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jul 18: XV.45.2-46.2
     Jul 25: XV.46.3-48.2
     Aug 01: XV.48.3-49.



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     Jul 18: Tiberius 34.2-35.2
     Jul 25: Tiberius 36-37.2



Group: Tacitus' Germania (Germania)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tacitus/tac.ger.shtml
Assignments:
     sentences 27.1.4-28.1: on hold



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 3.65-3.67: on hold



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  5: on hold



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     Jul 24 Themistocles 3.1-4
     Jul 31 Themistocles 4.1-3
     Aug 07 Themistocles 4.4-5
     Aug 14 Themistocles 5.1-3
     Aug 21 Themistocles 6.1-3
     Aug 28 Themistocles 6.4-5
     Sep 04 Themistocles 7.1-3
     Sep 11 Themistocles 7.4-6
     Sep 18 Themistocles 8.1-4
     Sep 25 Themistocles 8.5-7
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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:
     Jul 24 Book IX.25-26
     Jul 31 Book IX.27-28
     Aug 07 Book X.1
     Aug 14 Book X.2
     Aug 21 Book X.3
     Aug 28 Book X.4
     Sep 04 Book X.5-6
     Sep 11 Book X.7-8
     Sep 18 Book X.9
     Sep 25 Book X.10



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     July 20 Mark 9: 41-49
     July 27 Mark 10: 1-10
     Aug 3 Mark 10: 11-20
     Aug 10 Mark 10: 21-31
     Aug 17 Mark 10: 32-42
     Aug 24 Mark 10: 43-52
     Aug 31 Mark 11: 1-11
     Sep 7 No Assignment: Labor Day (U.S.)
     Sep 14 Mark 11: 12-22
     Sep 21 Mark 11: 23-33
     Sep 28 Mark 12: 1-11



Group: Augustine / Confessions (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Kathy Smith <ksmith828 at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     July 21: 13.26.40
     July 28: 13.26.41



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     7/24/2016: 4.14 continued
         (from Salutantes ergo illum to ...conferre dignata est)
     7/31/2016: 4.14 continued
         (from Hac etenim to ...reficiant alimentis)
     8/7/2016: 4.14 continued
         (from Quae cum omnia vocato to ...deferri mandavit)
     8/14/2016: 4.14 continued
         (from Quibus ita gestis to ...missarum celebratione venerari)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Trancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     July 20 Gesta Tancredi 14.4-14.8
     July 27 Gesta Tancredi 14.9-15.4
     Aug 3 Gesta Tancredi 15.5-15.10
     Aug 10 Gesta Tancredi 15.11-15.14
     Aug 17 Gesta Tancredi 15.15-16.7
     Aug 24 Gesta Tancredi 16.8-16.15
     Aug 31 Gesta Tancredi 16.16-17.5
     Sep 7 No Assignment-Labor Day (U.S.)
     Sep 14 Gesta Tancredi 17.6-17.9
     Sep 21 Gesta Tancredi 17.10-17.16
     Sep 28 Gesta Tancredi 17.17-18.2



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     July 19: "De Integro Amico," p. 86,
         from "Hoc agnito dominus...." to "... reppulit atque neglexit."
     July 26: "The Dog Saint," p. 286,
         from "Cum autem intrasset...." to "... in memoriam facti."
     Aug. 2: "De Integro Amico," p. 86,
         from "Habebat autem dominus...." to "... rediit in patriam."
     Aug. 9: The Dog Saint, p. 287,
         from "Castro autem...." to "... ad locum duceret.
     Aug. 16: "De Integro Amico," p. 86,
         from "Contigit autem...." to "... ut ibidem pernoctaret."
     Aug. 23: "The Dog Saint," p. 287,
         from "Ad quem...." to "... vivum et sanum."
     Aug. 30: "De Integro Amico," p. 86,
         from "Sed cum ibi...." to "... ducitur ad crucem."
     Sept. 6 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 13: "The Dog Saint," p. 287,
         from "Et hoc facto...." to "... de aliquibus repperimus."
     Sept. 20: "De Integro Amico," pp. 86-87,
         from "Multi vero de more...." to "... dimittite innoxium."
     Sept. 27:  "The Dog Saint," pp. 287-288,
         from "Quaedam etiam...." to the end.
     Oct. 4: "De Integro Amico," p. 87,
         from "Iudices autem...." to the end.



Group: Erasmus's "The Praise of Folly" (Erasmus)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/erasmus/moriae.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
     July 24th:  Prologue (second paragraph)
     July 31st:  Prologue (third paragraph [Etenim..arundine longa])
     August 7th:  Prologue (remaining parts of third paragraph)
     August 14th: Prologue (fourth paragraph [Iam uero..quoties parcens])
     August 21st:  Prologue (remaining parts of fourth paragraph)
     August 28th:  Title and Section 1
     September 4th: Section 2
     September 11th: Section 3 [Iam uero..elephanta poiei]
     September 18th:  Remainder of Section 3
     September 25th: Section 4



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 19 - p. 97, 3rd line fr. bott. to 98 line 16
         ("ssss, sss . . . solum ad latus.)
     July 26 - p. 98 last line to 99 line 17
         (intus intuitus . . . ad saliendum.)
     Aug 2 - p. 99 line 18 to 100 line 3
     Aug 9 - p. 100, lines 4-20
         (Gollum se retrorsum . . . ad peiora ducet.")
     Aug 16 - p. 100 line 21 to 101 line 1
         (meatus fuit . . . Bilbo currere coepit.)
     Aug 23 - p. 101, lines 2-20
         (festinans tam . . . non tam laetius.)



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:
     2016.07.23 -- p. 31, from "'oh, haec gens" to "exire posset."
     2016.07.20 -- p. 31, from "laborans carmen" to "rogavit Dudley admiratus."
     2016.08.06 -- p. 32, from "die Solis mane" to 'exi! EXI!'"
     2016.08.13 -- p. 32, from "Avunculus Vernon medium" to "dissentire ausus sit."
     2016.08.20 -- p. 32, from "decem post minutis" to "aliquamdiu contendebat."
     2016.08.27 -- pp. 32-33, from "quod cum fecerat" to "in animo volvens..."



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:
     2016.07.23 -- p. 108
     2016.07.20 -- p. 109
     2016.08.06 -- p. 110
     2016.08.13 -- p. 111
     2016.08.20 -- p. 112
     2016.08.27 -- p. 113



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:
     Jul 24 Chapter 84
     Jul 31 Chapter 85
     Aug 07 Chapter 86
     Aug 14 Chapter 87
     Aug 21 Chapter 88
     Aug 28 Chapter 89
     Sep 04 Chapter 90
     Sep 11 Chapter 91
     Sep 18 Chapter 92
     Sep 25 Chapter 93



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Consules)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     24 July : Chapter 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:
     on hold:  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:
     July 21 - cap. 54, 179-272, ex. 6 (1-4)
     July 28 - cap. 54, 179-272, ex. 5
     Aug. 4 - cap. 54, 273-373, ex. 8 (1-4)
     Aug. 11 - cap. 54, 273-373, ex. 7
     Aug. 18 - cap. 54, 374-492, ex. 10 (1-4)
     Aug. 25 - cap. 54, 374-492, ex. 9
     Sep. 1 - no assignment
     Sep. 8 - cap. 54, 493-617, ex. 12 (1-4), 14
     Sep. 15 - cap. 54, 493-617, ex. 11
     Sep. 22 - cap. 54, 493-617, ex. 13 (1-28)
     Sep. 29 - cap. 55, 1-106, ex. 2 (1-4)



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:
     July 19 - cap. 8, 83-133; ex. 9, 11
     July 26 - cap. 8, 134-223 (gram.); ex. 12, 13
     Aug 2 - cap. 8, 134-223 (gram.); ex. 14, 15
     Aug 9 - cap. 9, 1-38; ex. 1, 4, 5
     Aug 16 - cap. 9, 1-38; ex. 2, 3
     Aug 23 - cap. 9, 39-86; ex. 6, 9, 10
     Aug 30 - cap. 9, 39-86; ex. 7, 8
     Sep 6 - 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:
     July 21 - cap. 14, 33-74, PC 5-8
     July 28 - cap. 14, 75-132, PC 9-11
     Aug. 4 - cap. 15, 1-40, PC 1-6
     Aug. 11 - cap. 15, 41-95, PC 7-8
     Aug. 18 - cap. 15, 96-128, PC 9-11
     Aug. 25 cap. 16, 1-40, PC 1-4
     Sep. 1 - no assignment
     Sep. 8 - cap. 16, 41-95, PC 5-9
     Sep. 15 - cap. 16, 96-150, PC 10-12
     Sep. 22 - cap. 17, 1-41, PC 1-2
     Sep. 29 - cap. 17, 42-95, PC 3-7
     Oct. 6 - cap. 17, 96-152, PC 8-11
     Oct. 13 - cap. 18, 1-47, PC 1-4
     Oct. 20 - cap. 18, 48-126, PC 5-9
     Oct. 27 - cap. 18, 127-192, PC 10-13



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:
     July 21 - cap. 39, 46-65, ex. 1, 3 (11-14)
     July 28 - cap. 39, 66-90, ex. 4, 7 (1-4)
     Aug. 4 - cap. 39, 91-132, ex. 6, 7 (5-12)
     Aug. 11 - cap. 39, 133-156, ex. 5, 7 (13-17)
     Aug. 18 - cap. 39, 157-191, ex. 10 (1-4)
     Aug. 25 - cap. 39, 192-217, ex. 8, 10 (5-9)
     Sep. 1 - no assignment
     Sep. 8 - cap. 39, 218-234, ex. 9, 10 (10-12)
     Sep. 15 - cap. 39, 235-262, ex. 13 (1-5)
     Sep. 22 - cap. 39, 263-289, ex. 12, 13 (6-12)
     Sep. 29 - cap. 39, 289-316, ex. 11, 13 (13-17)

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