Salvete, omnes! / γειά σου!
- Quiz on forming and translating participles (present active, perfect passive, future active, future passive).
- See this webpage about participles (in English and in Latin).
- Sententiae Antique: p. 152, 5, 12.
Classics and Film
- Watch the film Alexander the Great. (some of it is on YouTube)
- Excerpts from the Greek historian Arrian’s Anabasis of Alexander the Great: read these excerpts about Alexander’s campaigns.
- Writing assignment on Aristotle’s Poetics and one movie:
Select one film (the one you presented on or one seen for this class, provided that you have not already written about it in the previous paper).
- (I) Referring to this summary of the Poetics, analyze the plot and characters of the film according to Aristotle’s definitions of these in the Poetics.
- (II)Then, choose 2 out of these 4 features (‘thought,’ diction, melos or song, spectacle) and explain how they are used in the movie.
- (III) Last, describethe terms katharsis in your own words and explain how watching this movie creates a katharsis in the viewers.
- Paper is due XXX; 4-6 pages in length (using Times New Roman 12-point with double-spaced lines). Please email any drafts and completed papers to Dr. Chew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Quiz on the perfect and pluperfect tense and tis, ti (who/what, some/any)
- Vocabulary, p. 136.
- p. 137, sentences 1 and 2.
- Selections from Cicero’s De Amicitia.