Homework due a.d. v Kalendis Octobris / 27 Σεπτεμβριου η Τριτη

Elementary Latin~ due α.d. V Kalendis Octobris

  1. Decline bellum (war) —  magister, magistr- (teacher).
  2. Read ch. 3 on the 2nd declension of neuter nouns (like bellum, war).
  3. Verb “to be”: sum, es, est, sumus, estis, sunt.    Infinitive = esse.
  4. Sentences:    Filium nautae Romani in agris videmus.   —   Sapientiam amicarum, O fila mea, semper laudat.  —  Debetis, amici, de populo Romano cogitare.

Latin vocabulary. ch. 3: ager, agri (field) agricola (farmer) amicus (friend) filius (son) populuspeople) 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. Μοre first declension: Nouns like η θαλαττα, της θαλαττης
  2. 3rd set of endings for the first declension (α, ης, η, αν — αι, ων, αις, ας)
  3. Forming the future tense: stem + add σ + ω, εις, ει, ομεν, ετε, ουσι (ν)
  4. Sentences: p. 31 1, 2, 3, 4.
  5. Vocabulary:
    1. ακουω  hear, listen (+ genitive or accusative)
    2. βλαπτω  harm
    3. κελευω command, order
    4. η δεσποινα, – ης  mistress, lady
    5. η θαλαττα, – ης  sea
    6. η θεραπαινα, – ης servant, maid
    7. η κλινη, – ης  couch
    8. η μοιρα, – ας  fate, destiny
    9. η ωρα, – ας season, hour; (+ infinitive, “it is time”)
    10. επει / επειδη  when, after, since, because

Classical Mythology

  1. Read Anthology of Classical Myth, Homeric Hymns (pp. 168-210) to Dionysius, Demeter, Apollo, Hermes.
  2. Review the creation myth in your assigned chapter; summarize the creation myth; compare to Theogony:  EDDA (Jeff. Allison, Tom)  —-     NATIVE AMERICAN (Erika, James, Scott)  —  AFRICAN (Janel, Aaron, Marcus, Yomna) —    CHINESE  (John, Carmella, Zunaira)

Intermediate Latin

  1. Ch. 29: Imperfect subjunctive.
  2. Subjunctive of sum:  sim, sis, sis, simus, sitis, sint.
  3. Result clauses.
  4. Translate sentences 1 – 6 (Sententiae Antiquae) p. 191.

Intermediate Greek

  1. Ch 28: Future Passive; οιδα.
  2. Passage to translate.

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