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- Read ch. 14 on ‘i stem nouns’ and uses of the ablative case.
- reflexive and intensive pronouns/i-stem nouns/Vocabulary (ch. 14) quiz
- Sentences (Sententiae Antiquae), 1-3, p. 94.
Classics and Film
- History and myth: Once again, here is a chronological overview (PDF file) of Greek history.
- Start watching 300
- Email me (email@example.com) at least one page about the movie that you are writing about for your paper.
- Here is the assignment again:
- Essay on the Odyssey and O Brother Where Art Thou OR Warriors: Write a 3-4 page essay in which you focus on two scenes from the poem and discuss how they are depicted in the movie.
- Summarize the two scenes from the Odyssey and explain why they are important to the poem.
- Describe the corresponding scenes in the movie you have chosen.
- Explain how ‘faithful’ the movie is to Homer’s poem and why, based on consideration of the movie as a whole, these changes were made.
- In writing about the movie, you will need to provide a brief plot summary and description of the characters.
- You will not need to use any secondary sources/articles for this paper, aside from Homer’s Odyssey and the movie.
- Due dates: (1) 15 Feb., submission of 1 page (at least) about the Odyssey; (2) 18 Feb., submission of 1 page (at least) about the movie; (3) 22 Feb., final paper due: Please email to me firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Read ch. 15 on contract verbs.
- Conjugate a verb with an ε stem φιλεω—love/like in the present and imperfect tenses.
- Conjugate a verb with an α stem τιμαω—honor in the present tense.
- Selections from Ovid’s Metamorphoses on King Midas.