Elementary Latin~ due α.d. Xvi kalendis octobris
- Quiz on 1st declension nouns — chapter 2 vocabulary — names of 6 cases: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, ablative, vocative; 3 genders: masculine, feminine, neuter
- Sample sentence (for extra credit): — Nauta puellae rosas multas dat. —- Poeta nautae in porta vocat.
Latin vocabulary. ch. 2: fama — rumor ira — anger nauta –sailor patria — country pecunia — money poena — punishment porta — gate puella — girl vita — life magnus, -a, -um — large multus, – a, -um much, many et –and o — oh! est – he/she/it is
- Quiz on conjugating verbs in present active tense / infinitive / imperatives (3rd pers. imperative is extra credit)
- Endings for present tense (ω, εις, ει, ομεν, ετε, ουσι (ν) ); infinitive (ειν); imperative (ε, ετε — ετω, οντων).
- λυω destroy, loosen
- γραφω write, draw
- εθελω wish (+ infinitive)
- θυω sacrifice κλεπτω steal
- παιδευω teach, educate σπευδω hasten, strive
- φυλαττω guard μη not, “don’t”
- ου (ουκ, ουχ) no, not
- και and, also, even
- και…και….. both…and…
- Read Introduction to Mythology, Ch. 6 & 7, pp. 42 – 56 — creation stories from Enuma Elish and the prose Edda.
- If you don’t have the book yet: Enuma Elish is here. The prose Edda is here.
- Translation and grammar practice: Ch. 27: Irregular comparison of adjectives and adverbs.
- Learn irregular forms of comparative and superlative.
- More sentences to translate using indirect statement.
- Middle/passive participles; enclitics and accent marks; direct and indirect questions.
- Forms participles for verbs.
- Translation of passage.