Elementary Latin~ due α.d. xvi kalendis octobris
- Quiz on the second declension (m) and vocabulary.
- Decline filius (son) — puer (boy).
- Read ch. 3 on the 2nd declension of neuter nouns (like bellum, war).
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)
- Quiz on the First Declension of nouns and vocabulary
- Endings for the first declension (η, ης, η, ην — αι, ων, αις, ας) (α, ας, α, αν — αι, ων, αις, ας).
- Learn the definite article (“the”): η, της, τη, την — αι, των, ταις, τας
- πεμπω send
- η αγορα, -ας marketplace
- η επιστολη, -ης letter
- η ησυχια, -ας leisure, quiet
- η θεα, -ας goddess
- η σκηνη, -ης tent
- η χωρα, -ας land, countryside
- εις into (prep. w. acc.)
- εκ / εξ out of (prep. w. gen.)
- εν in (prep. w. dat.)
- ω oh
- Read Anthology of Classical Myth, Homeric Hymns (pp. 168-210) to Dionysius, Demeter, Apollo, Hermes.
- Read Introduction to Mythology, ch. 10, “Nü Kwa: A Chinese Creator Goddress p. 110 – 124.
- Think of a contemporary book, movie, tv show, work of art — anything, really! — that makes a clear reference to ancient Greek and Roman mythology. Write down what it is and explain in a (short) paragraph.
- Translation and grammar practice: Ch. 28: Subjunctive Mood.
- Learn subjunctive (present); jussive and purpose clause.
- More sentences to translate.
- Quiz on Friday.
- Ch 27 & 28: Aorist and Future Passive.
- Passage to translate.
- Meet on Thursday, 22 September.