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From: Alun Williams via GreekStudy <greekstudy at quasillum dot com>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2023 08:30:18 -0000
Subject: Greek Activities:  Update for February 6, 2023


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Group Listings:
 

Group: Homer's Odyssey Book 2 (Homer)
Coordinator: David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments    
    Feb 05: 371-387
    Feb 12: 388-404
    Feb 19: 405-419
    Feb 26: 420-434 (end of book 2)
 

Group: Greek to GCSE, Part 2 (BETA)
Coordinator: Richard Moriarty <richardmoriarty0 at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor "Greek to GCSE - Part 2 (Revised Edition for OCR 2016)"
Assignments:
    07 Feb assignment 132 RS 11&12
    14 Feb assignment 133 RS 13&14
    21 Feb assignment 134 RS 15&16
    28 Feb assignment 135 RS 17&18
 

Group: Greek to GCSE, Part 2 (GAMMA)
Coordinator: Richard Moriarty <richardmoriarty0 at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor "Greek to GCSE - Part 2 (Revised Edition for OCR 2016)"
Assignments:
    Feb 07 ass. 25 8.16-18 future middle and passive forms
    Feb 14 ass. 26 8.19 Feb 21 ass. 27 8.21-22 5 new adverbs to learn (skip 8.20)
    Feb 28 ass 28 8.23-24 genitive absolute
 

Group: Advanced Attic Learners (ZETA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek beyond GCSE (Second Edition)"
Assignments:
    Feb 09 Ex 7.8 Ion and Creusa
    Feb 16 Ex 7.9 Iphegenia and Achilles
    Feb 23 Ex 7.10 Dionysis
    Mar 02 Ex 7.11 Electra
 

Group: GSCE-2 Advanced Attic (KAPPA)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek Beyond GCSE" Second Edition (2017)
Assignments:
    Feb 07 Ex 6.12 Argos
    Feb 14 Ex 6.13 Pylos
    Feb 21 Ex 6.14 Pylos II
    Feb 28 Ex 6.15 Brasidas at Pylos
 

Group: GCSE-2 Intermediate Attic (OMICRON)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: John Taylor, "Greek To GCSE: Part 2" (2016 edition)
Assignments:
    Feb 07 Assignment 90 11.16 the rest (11 lines), Greek Stories 9 The Lion in Love
    Feb 14 Assignment 91 11.17 Solon and Croesus two paragraphs to line 23
    Feb 21 Assignment 92 11.17 two paragraphs to line 40 
    Feb 28 Assignment 93 11.17 line 41-52 ; Greek Stories 10 the Lion the Wolf and the Fox.
 

Group: The Histories of Herodotus (Histories)
Coordinator: Mark Brunkahl <mark.brunkahl at freenet dot de>
Text: posted
Assignments:
    Feb 05: 9.105 - 9.106
    Feb 12: 9.107 - 9.108.1
    Feb 19: 9.108.2 - 9.110.1
    Feb 26: 9.110.2 - 9.111.4
    Mar 05: 9.111.5 - 9.114.1
    Mar 12: 9.114.2 - 9.116
    Mar 19: 9.117.1 - 9.120.2
    Mar 26: 9.120.3 - 9.122.3
    Apr 02: 9.122.4 - 9.122.4
    END OF BOOK 9
 
Group: Lucian On the Syrian Goddess (Lucian) 
Coordinator: Martin Petersen <mpetersenm at googlemail dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:2008.01.0460
Assignments:               
    Feb 05 Section 49    
    Feb 12 Section 50-51           
    Feb 19 Section 52-53           
    Feb 26 Section 54-55           
  

Group: Greek New Testament (GNT)
Coordinator: Kelwin Wylie <greek at wylie dot ca>
Text: Greek New Testament, Suggested UBS 4 or Nestle-Aland 26 or later
Assignments:
    Feb 06  Acts 22:04-07
    Feb 13  Acts 22:08-11
    Feb 20  Acts 22:12-16
    Feb 27  Acts 22:17-21
    Mar 06  Acts 22:22-25
    Mar 13  Acts 22:26-28
    Mar 20  Acts 22:29-30 [End of ch. 22]
 

Group: Thucydides (Thucydides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante05/Thukydides/thu_pe42.html  
Assignments:
    Feb 07: Book V para 4[1-3]
    Feb 14: Book V para 4[5]-5[1]
 

Group: Polybius Histories (Polybius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
The plan is to follow Polybius' version of the Second Punic War relating to Hannibal up to the Roman debacle at Cannae,
and then if people are still interested to follow the career of Scipio Africanus in the war up to Hannibal's final defeat at Zama.
Text: posted, and http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0234%3Abook%3D3%3Achapter%3D13 
Assignments:   
    Feb 07: Book III Chapter 63[1-3]
    Feb 14: Book III Chapter 63[1-3]
 

Group: Septuagint, Selections (Septuagint)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and https://archive.org/details/selectionsfroms01stocgoog/page/n121/mode/1up
Assignments: 
    08 Feb: Numbers 22: 21-25
    08 Feb: Numbers 22: 26-30
 

Group: Xenophon's Memorabilia (Memorabilia)
Coordinator:  Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: posted, and http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~Harsch/graeca/Chronologia/S_ante04/Xenophon/xen_mem1.html
Assignments:  
    Feb 09: Book III section 3[13-14 part: to εὑρήσεις ἀφανεῖς ὄντας]
    

Group: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Potter)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdon5041 at outlook dot com>
Text: JK Rowling's original, translated into Ancient Greek by Andrew Wilson
Assignments: 
    Feb 04: Chapter 9 page 129.35 ὁ γὰρ Φήληξ εὖ ᾔδει ὡς to 130.15 φορόν τι ποιῶν, ὡς ἀπέβη.
    Feb 11: Chapter 9 page 130.16 ὁ γὰρ Ποιφύκτης μεγλιστῃ τῇ φωνῆ to TBC
 
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