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- Read ch. 15 and 16 on numbers and 3rd declension adjectives.
- Learn the numbers I – XX.
- Decline: celer dux AND forte animal.
- Sentences (Sententiae Antiquae), 3, 6, p. 101.
Classics and Film
- Finish watching 300.
- Final version of paper on the Odyssey and one film is due: Please email to me firstname.lastname@example.org.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.
- Review ch. 15 on contract verbs.
- Conjugate in the present, imperfect, future: Verbs with an α stem (γελαω—laugh)—Verbs with an ο stem (δηλοω—make clear).
- Vocabulary for lesson 15, p. 94.
- p. 95, sentences 6 and 7.
- A chart with that tell you how to conjugate verbs in ALL tenses and more is here: Present System Active of Verbs
- Selections from Ovid’s Metamorphoses on King Midas.