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From: Kirk Lougheed <lougheed at pobox dot com>
Subject: Latin Activities: Update for May 4th, 2019
Date: Fri, 3 May 2019 18:27:35 -0700

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Michael Aull has started a new translation group, Ovid's Ars Amatoria.
See below for 'Ars Amatoria' for more information.

Meredith is launching a new Wheelock Beginners Group.
See below for 'Solida' for more information.

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Group Listings:


Group: Sallust's Bellum Iugurthinum (Sallust)
Coordinator: Chris Read <unctifer at cablespeed dot com>
Text: posted amd see group website
Group website: http://home.wavecable.com/~unctifer/
Assignments:
     8 May: Sections 85.44–86.1
     15 May: Sections 86.2–87.3
     22 May: Sections 87.4–88.6
     29 May: Sections 89.1–89.6
     5 June: Sections 89.7–90.3
     12 June: Sections 91.1–91.6
     19 June: Sections 91.7–92.5
     26 June: Sections 92.6–93.3
     3 July: No assignment
     10 July: Sections 93.4–94.1
     17 July: Sections 94.2–94.4
     24 July: Sections 94.5–95.2
     31 July: Sections 95.3–96.3



Group: Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 7: XI, 182-202, from "Aurora interea...." to "... ardentibus aptum,"
         in which pyres are built for the dead.
     May 14: XI, 203-224, from "Nec minus...." to "... fama tropeis,"
         in which the Latins bury their dead too.
     May 21: XI, 225-242, from "Hos inter motus...." to "... farier infit:"
         in which King Diomedes refuses to help the Latins.
     May 28 -- Memorial Day
     June 4: XI, 243-251, from "Vidimus, o cives," to "... sic reddidit ore:"
         in which King Diomedes explains that they went to Arpi.
     June 11: XI, 252-263, from "O fortunatae gentes...." to "... Ulixes,"
         in which we learn what happened to the Greeks on the way home from Troy.
     June 18: XI, 263-274, from "Regna Neoptolemi...." to "... vocibus implent,"
         in which King Diomedes explains that he and his people too have
         not been able to go home.
     June 25: XI, 275-284, from "Haec adeo...." to "... turbine torqueat hastam,"
         in which we learn why Diomedes cannot return to Greece.
     July 2 -- Fourth of July
     July 9: XI, 285-295, from "Si duo praeterea...." to "... sententia bello,"
         in which Diomedes praises Aeneas and Hector.
     July 16: XI, 296-301, from "Vix ea legati....," to "... infit ab alto,"
         in which the crowd reacts to Diomedes' speech.
     July 23: XI, 302-313, from "Ante equidem...." to "... corpore regno,"
         in which Latinus warns the Latins against continuing
	to oppose the Trojans.
     July 30: XI, 314-323, from "Nunc adeo quae...." to "... et moenia condant,"
         in which Latinus offers land for peace.



Group: Ars Amatoria (Ovid)
Text: posted,  http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ovid/ovid.artis1.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     Poem 1:
	05/05: 21-40
	05/12: 41-60
	05/19: 61-80
	05/26: 81-100
	06/02: 101-120
	06/09: 121-140
	06/16: 141-160
	06/23: 161-180
	06/30: 181-200



Group: Martial's Epigrams (Martial)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/martial/mart.spec.shtml
Coordinator: Michael Aull <tristrapedia at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     05/05: 14 [finish]
     05/12: 15-16
     05/19: 17-18
     05/26: 19-21
     06/02: 22-23
     06/09: 24
     06/16: 25-26
     06/23: 27-28
     06/30: 29



Group: Plautus Mostellaria (Plautus)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 9: Act IV scene V lines 1014- 1026 [+A]



Group: Ovid Heroides (Ovid Heroides)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 10: Poem XI: Canace Macareo: lines 21-42



Group: The Elegies of Propertius (Propertius)
Coordinator: Donald Wright <wrightdonald6 at gmail dot com>
Text: http://latin.packhum.org/loc/620/1/0#0 and posted
Assignments:
     May 9: Elegy XVI lines 1-22



Group: Tibullus' Elegies (Tibullus3)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tib.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     May 6: What is wealth to Lygdamus without Love, ll. 25-38
     May 13: Lygdamus’ Dream: ll. 1-16
     May 20: Lygdamus’ Dream: ll. 17-26
     May 37: no assignment (holiday)



Group: Silvae by P. Statius (Silvae)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/statius/silvae1.shtml
Assignments:
     Villa Tiburtina Manila Vopisci
         ll. 76-89: 6 May
	ll. 90-110: 13 May
     To Rutilius Gallicus on His Recovery:
         ll.1-18: 20 May
     no assignment (holiday): 28 May



Group: Ad Alpes (Alps)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: Ad Alpes — A Tale of Roman Life by H.C. Nutting
Text: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b60534;view=1up;seq
Comment: easy Latin
Assignments:
     Caput VI:
         6 May: p.41, ll. 23-46 [Tranquillo es ... mortem presentem]
	13 May: pp. 41-42, ll. 47-64 [Nubes autem ... naufragio  aspiciamus]
	20 May: pp. 42-43, ll. 65-84 [Recte dicis .. conspectus esse]
	27 May: no assignment (holiday)


Group: Stratagems (Frontinus):
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/frontinus.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         May 6:  Chapter 11, sections 19-21
	May 13: Chapter 12, sections 1-4
	May 20: Chapter 12, sections 5-9
	May 27: no assignment (holiday)



Group: Caesar's De Bello Civile (Caesar)
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Text: posted and http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/caes.html
Assignments:
     Liber II:
         section 29: 6 May
	section 30: 13 May
	section 31: 20 May
	no assignment (holiday): 27 May



Group: Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights (AtticNights)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Liber 1:
         Story 23 sections 9-13: 6 May
	Story 24 all: 13 May
	Story 25 sections 1-8: 20 May
	no assignment (holiday): 27 May



Group: Apuleius Apologia (Apologia)
Text: posted
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Section I:
         36.6-37.1: 6 May
	37.2-37.4: 13 May
	38.1-38.5: 20 May
	38.6-38.9: 27 May



Group: Letters of Pliny the Younger (PlinyJR)
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/pliny.html
Coordinator: Sally Winchester <bcuthill at us dot net>
Assignments:
     Book 8:
         letter 14, sections 1-4: 6 May
	letter 14, sections 5-7: 13 May
	letter 14, sections 8-12: 20 May
	no assignment (holiday): 27 May



Group: Curtius Rufus' Life of Alexander (Curtius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/curtius.html
Comment: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Curtius/home.html
Assignments:
     May 6 10.1.3-8
     May 13 10.1.9-15
     May 20 10.1.16-20



Group: Livy Early Rome (Livy)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/liv.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 6 5.9.6(contd.)-10.3
     May 13 5.10.4-9
     May 20 5.10.10-11.3



Group: Suetonius (Suetonius)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/suet.html and posted
Assignments:
     May 6 Divus Claudius 25.2-3
     May 13 Divus Claudius 25.4-26.1
     May 20 Divus Claudius 26.2-3



Group: Tacitus' Histories (Histories)
Coordinator: John Isles <j_isles at yahoo dot com>
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/tac.html and posted
Assignments:
      May 6 1.53
      May 13 1.54
      May 20 1.55



Group: Nepos Liber De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (Nepos)
Coordinator: John DiNovo <johncdinovo at gmail dot com>
Text: posted
Assignments:
     May 05 Agesilaus 1.1-5
     May 12 Agesilaus 2.1-3
     May 19 Agesilaus 2.4-5
     May 26 Agesilaus 3.1-3
     Jun 02 Agesilaus 3.4-6
     Jun 09 Agesilaus 4.1-4
     Jun 16 Agesilaus 4.5-8
     Jun 23 Agesilaus 5.1-4
     Jun 30 Agesilaus 6.1-3
     Jul 07 Agesilaus 7.1-4
     Jul 14 Agesilaus 8.1-3
     Jul 21 Agesilaus 8.4-7



Group: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Text: Ovid's Metamorphoses
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May  5: VI: 478-493
     May 12: VI: 494-510
     May 19: VI: 511-530
     May 26: VI: 531-548
     June 2: VI: 549-562



Group: The Venerable Bede (Bede)
Text: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bede.html
Coordinator: John Weretka <john.weretka at gmail dot com>
Assignments:
     May  5: 5.15 (from Qui cum domum to habere discordiam)
     May 12: 5.15 (from Scripsit idem vir to fore legentibus reor)
     May 19: 5.16 (from Scripsit ergo de loco to interim in platea corporibus)
     May 26: 5.16 (from Huius quoque ad occasum to permixtus videtur)



Group: Vulgate (Vulgate)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/vul/gen.htm
Assignments
     May 8 Judges 4:1-12
     May 15 Judges 4:13-24
     May 22 Judges 5:1-10
     May 29 - No Assignment-Memorial Day (US)



Group: Augustine / The City of God (Augustine)
Text: posted, see also: http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/august.html
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Assignments:
     May 8 De Civitate Dei 2.18b, from "Vnde subnectens cur..."
         through, "...fuit secundum bellum Punicum."
     May 15 De Civitate Dei 2.18c, from "Cernis ex quo tempore,"
         through, "res familiares neque alios pati."
     May 22 De Civitate Dei 2.18d, from "Dicit deinde plura ..." to the end
     May 29 - No Assignment-Memorial Day (US)



Group: Gesta Tancredi (Tancredi)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/raoul.html
Assignments
     May 8 Gesta Tancredi 87.1-87.6
     May 15 Gesta Tancredi 87.7-88.4
     May 22 Gesta Tancredi 88.5-89.4
     May 29 - No Assignment-Memorial Day (US)



Group: Augustine / De Doctrina Christiana (Christiana)
Coordinator: Ann Boulais <periwinkle456 at email dot com>
Text: posted, see also https://www.augustinus.it/latino/dottrina_cristiana/index.htm
Assignments
     May 8 De Doctrina Christiana 1.1.1a, through "...quomodo habenda est."
     May 15 De Doctrina Christiana 1.1.1b,
         from "Ille enim ait: "Qui habet, dabitur ei." to the end.
     May 22 De Doctrina Christiana 1.2.2a,
         through "...aliquid significandi gratia."
     May 29 No Assignment - Memorial Day (US)



Group: Medieval Latin (MedLat)
Text: Beeson's Primer of Medieval Latin
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Assignments:
     May 7: "Carmen Philomelaicum," pp. 318-319.
     May 14:  "De Opera Manuum Cotidiana," p. 117,
         from "Ante  omnia sane...." to the end.
     May 21: "Alcuin's Farewell to His Cell," p. 319, to the bottom of  page.
     May 28 -- Memorial Day



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 7 - p. 163, 17-bottom
         (postquam . . . . . implebatur.)
     May 14 - p. 164, 1-10
         (Bilbo . . . . . relinquebatur.)
     May 21 - p. 164, 11 - 165, 1
         (quod momentum . . . . . liberaret.)
     May 28 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     June 4 - p. 165, 2-15
         (post illam rem, . . . . Aculeus.")
     June 11 - p. 165, 16-bottom
         (postea . . . . . nec audiuit.)
     June 18 - p. 166, 1-12
         (furtiue . . . . . loquebantur!)
     June 25 - p. 166, 13-26
         ("acriter . . . . . quem uobis monstrabo.")
     July 2 - no assignment (Independence Day, US)




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:
     2019.05.04 -- p. 72, "'noli garrire,' ... Smeltings it."
     2019.05.11 -- p. 72-73, "postridie mane ... profectique erant."
     2019.05.18 -- p. 73, "ad Crucem Regis ... omnino in medio."
     2019.05.25 -- p. 73, "'sit tibi terminus felix,' ... stultus esset."
     2019.06.01 -- p. 73, "desperans, Harrius ... magnaque strige."
     2019.06.08 -- p. 73-74, "Hagrid, ut videbatur ... strigem habebat."
     2019.06.15 -- p. 74, "Harrius, corde saliente ... decem contendit."



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>
     2019.05.04 -- p. 232
     2019.05.11 -- p. 233
     2019.05.18 -- p. 234
     2019.05.25 -- p. 235
     2019.06.01 -- p. 236
     2019.06.08 -- p. 237
     2019.06.15 -- p. 238



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Solida)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 7: Caput 1 SA
     May 14: Caput 1 TR
     May 21: Caput 2 SA
     May 28 -- Memorial Day
     June 4: Caput 2 TR
     June 11: Caput 3 EX, TR
     June 18: Caput 3 SA
     June 25: Caput 4 EX, TR
     July 2 -- Fourth of July
     July 9: Caput 4 SA
     July 16: Caput 5 EX, TR (Cicero)
     July 23: Caput 5 SA, TR (Martial)
     July 30: Caput 6 EX, TR (Livy)
     Aug. 6: Caput 6 SA, TR (Martial)
     Aug. 13: Caput 7 EX, TR (Livy)
     Aug. 20: Caput 7 SA, TR (Catullus)
     Aug. 27: Caput 8 EX, TR
     Sept. 3 -- Labor Day
     Sept. 10: Caput 8 SA
     Sept. 17: Caput 9 EX, TR (Seneca)
     Sept. 24: Caput 9 SA, TR (Martial)



Group: Wheelock Beginners (Hydra)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 7:   Caput 22 SA, LT (Martial 14.51)
     May 14:  Caput 23 EX, PD, LT (Martial 2.25)
     May 21:  Caput 23 SA, LT (Petronius)
     May 28 -- Memorial Day
     June 4:  Caput 24 EX, PD 1-6, LT (Martial 1.19)
     June 11: Caput 24 SA, PD 7-12, LT (Twelve Tables)
     June 18: Caput 25 EX, LT (Martial 5.58)
     June 25: Caput 25 PD, LT (Twelve Tables, Martial 9.15 & 14.6)
     July 2 -- Fourth of July
     July 9:  Caput 25 SA
     July 16: Caput 26 EX, LT (Martial 12.13), TR (Caesar)
     July 23: Caput 26 PD, LT (Phaedrus)
     July 30: Caput 26 SA, LT (Apuleius & Martial 8.79)
     Aug. 6:  Caput 27 EX, TR (Catullus 58)
     Aug. 13: Caput 27 PD, LT (Martial 8.51 & Apicus)
     Aug. 20: Caput 27 SA, TR ((Catullus 49)
     Aug. 27: Caput 28 EX, LT (Sulpicia)



Group: Wheelock's Drahy (Drahy)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: Exercises from Wheelock's Latin
Assignments:
     May 7:   Caput 22 EX
     May 21:  Caput 23 EX
     June 11: Caput 24 EX
     July 9:  Caput 25 EX
     July 30: Caput 26 EX
     Aug. 20: Caput 27 EX
     Sept. 17: Caput 28 EX
     Oct. 8:  Caput 29 EX
     Oct. 29: Caput 30 EX
     Dec. 3:  Caput 31 EX




Group: Wheelock Beginners (Phoenix)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Text: Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes by Rick LaFleur
Coordinator: Meredith Dixon <dixonm at pobox dot com>
Comment: A chapter of Wheelock every two weeks.
Assignments:
     May 7: Caput 32 PD, LT (Martial 1.29, 12.12 & 14.2)
     May 14: Caput 32 SA, LT (Martial 2.21 & 3.49, and Phaedrus)
     May 21: Caput 33 EX, TR (Catullus)
     May 28 -- Memorial Day
     June 4: Caput 33 PD, LT (Martial's prologue, 6.17 & 3.33)
     June 11: Caput 33 SA, LT (Apicus, Gellius and Florus), TR (Martial 5.81)
     June 18: Caput 34 EX, TR (Catullus)
     June 25: Caput 34 PD, LT (Martial 3.12 & 8.27, and Pliny)
     July 2 -- Fourth of July
     July 9: Caput 34 SA, LT (Gellius), TR (Martial 11.92 & 1.64)
     July 16: Caput 35 EX, LT (Pliny)
     July 23: Caput 35 PD, LT (Catullus), TR (Martial 1.10)
     July 30: Caput 35 SA, TR (Ovid, Martial 9.10 & 10.62.1, 12)



Group: Latin to GCSE (Cullen)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin to GCSE Part 1 by H. Cullen and J. Taylor
Comment: Introductory Latin
Assignments:
     May 5 Assignment 56 Exercise 4.22 2 paragraphs
     May 12 Assignment 57 Ex 4.23-4.26
     May 19 Assignment 58 Ex 4.27 Storm and Prophesy 12 lines
     May 26 Assignment 59 Ex 4.28-4.29



Group: Latin to GCSE (Cullen Fast)
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Text: Latin to GCSE Part 1 by H. Cullen and J. Taylor
Comment: Introductory Latin at a quicker pace
Assignments:
     May 5 Ex 6.15-6.18
     May 12 Ex 6.19 Servius Tullius -6.21
     May 19 Ex 6.22-6.25
     May 26 Ex 6.26 four paragraphs
     June 2 Ex 6.27-6.30



Group: Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati (LALI 2017)
Text: Wheelock's Latin, 7th ed. rev, ISBN 978-0061997228
Coordinator: Jennifer Margrison <jmargrison at gmail dot com>
Comment: translating the Loci Antiquae and Loci Immutati sections
Assignments:
     May 5 XXXVI Delights of the country and XXXVII More Country Pleasures
     May 12 XXXVIII Happy Married Life 10 lines
     May 19 XXXIX faithfulness 15 lines
     May 26 XL sweet brave girl 20 lines
     June 2 XLI sick freedman 17 lines
     June 9 xlii penitent freedman 10 lines



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 7 - cap. 24, 1-51; ex. 2 ; 4
     May 14 - cap. 24, 1-51; ex. 1
     May 21 - cap. 24, 52-117; ex. 5 ; 6  [no vocab, context]
     May 28 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     June 4 - cap. 24, 52-117; ex. 7
     June 11 - cap. 24, 52-117; ex. 8
     June 18 - cap. 24, 118-162; ex. 9 ; 10



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 9 - cap. 46, 56-84; ex. 3 (10)
     May 16 - cap. 46, 85-110; ex. 3 (11-12)
     May 23 - cap. 46, 111-123; ex. 2 ; 3 (13-15)
     May 30 - no assignment (Memorial Day, US)
     June 6 - cap. 46, reread 1-123; ex. 1
     June 13 - cap. 46, 124-146; ex. 5 (1-2)
     June 20 - cap. 46, 147-172; ex. 5 (3-6)
     June 27 - cap. 46, 173-197; ex. 5 (7-9)
     July 4 - no assignment (Independence Day, US)
     July 11 - cap. 46, 198-214; ex. 5 (10-13)
     July 18 - cap. 46, reread 124-214; ex. 4

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