Homework due on the Kalends of March

Salvete, omnes! / γειά σου!

Elementary Latin

  1. Read ch. 18 on the passive voices of verbs.
  2. Learn the endings for the passive voice: -or, -ris, -tur, -mur, -mini, -ntur.
  3. Conjugate and translate in the present and imperfect tenses, passive voice: amo, amare and moveo, movere.
  4. P. 114–read 3 out of 5 (or all 5 if you can) of the sentences on the passage on love in old age.

Classics and Film

  1. Study for midterm next Friday March 3: 6 passages from the 3 texts we have read, and 3 clips from the 3 movies.
  2. We’ve read: Homer, Odyssey; Xenophon, Anabasis, Herodotus, Histories about Thermopylae and passage of Herodotus Book 1 up to this line: ‘. I shall proceed at once to point out the person who first within my own knowledge inflicted injury on the Greeks, after which I shall go forward with my history, describing equally the greater and the lesser cities. For the cities which were formerly great have most of them become insignificant; and such as are at present powerful, were weak in the olden time. I shall therefore discourse equally of both, convinced that human happiness never continues long in one stay.’
  3. Films: O Brother Where Art Thou (2000), Coen Brothers; Warriors (1999), Walter Hall; 300 (2007) Zac Snyder.

Elementary Greek

  1. Ch 16: 3rd declension
  2. Endings for 3rd declension nouns (m/f and n)
  3. Vocabulary, p. 100
  4. Sentences 1 and 2, p. 101

Intermediate Latin

  1. Selections from Ovid’s Metamorphoses on King Midas.

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