Homework due a.d. IV Nonibus Martiis

Salvete, omnes! / γειά σου!

Elementary Latin

  1. Midterm: Short passage to translate plus conjugating 1st and 2nd conjugation verbs in the passive tense (present, imperfect).
  2. Endings for the passive voice: Present: -or, -ris, -tur, -mur, -mini, -ntur. Imperfect: bar, baris, batur, bamur, bamini, bantur. Future: bor, beris, bitur, bimur, bimini, buntur.

Classics and Film

  1. Midterm on Friday March 4: 6 passages from the 3 texts we have read, and 3 clips from the 3 movies.
  2. We’ve read: Homer, Odyssey; Xenophon, Anabasis, Book I, sections I – III, Herodotus, HistoriesHerodotus, Books 1 and 8. Films: O Brother Where Art Thou (2000), Coen Brothers; Warriors (1999), Walter Hall; 300 (2007) Zac Snyder.
  3. Start reading the first half of Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, the first play of his Oresteia trilogy.
  4. Food for thought in this Guardian article on Do artists need to be accurate to recreate history?—consider the issues in this article in regard to O Brother, Where Art Thou?; Warriors; 300.

Elementary Greek

  1. Midterm: Translation of a short passage plus declining two nouns in the 3rd declension (one noun that is masculine/feminine and one noun that is neuter) (see Ch 16 on the 3rd declension)
  2. endings for 3rd declension can be found on wiktionary

Intermediate Latin

  1. Selections from Ovid’s Metamorphoses on King Midas.
  2. Take-home midterm next week.

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