Homework due a.d.xii Kalendis Octobris – 20 Σεπτεμβρίου η Τρίτη

Elementary Latin~ due α.d. xvi kalendis octobris

  1. Read ch. 3 on the second declension.
  2. Decline populus (people).
  3. Write out vocabulary for ch. 3
  4. Sentences to translate:  Quid cogitas? Debemus iram vitare.    —-   Puellae vitam poetae servant.   — Saepe vides poenam irae et me mones.

Latin vocabulary. ch. 3: ager, agri (field)  agricola (farmer)  amicus (friend)    filius (son) populus people)     numerus (number)    puer (boy)     vir (man)

femina (woman)        filia (daughter)

pauci, paucae, pauca (few)

de (prep + abl) (down from, about)    in (prep + abl) (in)

hodie (today)       semper (always)

habeo, habere (have, hold)


Elementary Greek

  1. Read Lesson 4 on the First Declension of nouns
  2. Learn endings for the first declension (η, ης, η, ην  —  αι, ων, αις, ας)   (α, ας, α, αν  —  αι, ων, αις, ας).
  3. Decline   ησυχια (leisure)  —   αγορα  (agora, marketplace) and      ψυχη   (soul) — αρετη     (soul)
  4. Vocabulary:
    1. πεμπω    send
    2. η αγορα, -ας marketplace
    3. η επιστολη, -ης  letter
    4. η ησυχια, -ας  leisure, quiet
    5. η θεα, -ας  goddess
    6. η σκηνη, -ης  tent
    7. η χωρα, -ας  land, countryside
    8. εις   into (prep. w. acc.)
    9. εκ / εξ   (prep. w. gen.)
    10. εν (prep. w. dat.)
    11. ω  oh

Classical Mythology

  1. Read Introduction to Mythology, Ch. 8 & 9, pp. 89 – 109 — Native American and African creation stories.
  2. If you don’t have the book yet: Online sources TBA
  3. Make chart of parallels in creation stories from different cultures (see p. 63): Use Cosmogony Comparisons Chart.

Intermediate Latin

  1. Translation and grammar practice: Ch. 28: Subjunctive Mood.
  2. Learn subjunctive.
  3. More sentences to translate.
  4. Quiz on Friday.

Intermediate Greek

  1. Ch 27 & 28: Aorist and Future Passve.
  2. Conjugate verbs.
  3. Translation.
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