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Elementary Latin~ due pridie Nonibus Octobris — Midterm (Maior Probatio) OCTOBER 14
- Chapter 6: Verb sum, esse (to be) and possum, posse (to be able + infinitive).
- Conjugation of sum, esse in present, imperfect, future is here.
- Conjugation of possum, posse in present, imperfect, future is here.
- MIDTERM: Conjugation SUM and POSSUM (present, imperfect, future) and second declension masculine and neuter nouns (numerus/ager and bellum), and 2 sentences of medium length.
- Definite Article in all 3 genders
- Verbs in future tense (from list below)
- 2 sentences of medium length
- Words to know for translation:και αλλα εν εκ / εξ εις ου / ουκ verbs “the”
- VERBS THAT WILL BE USED ON MIDTERM:
- Read Anthology of Classical Myth: selections by Apollodorus.
Midterm on identification of terms — 3-5 sentence definitions.
Paratactic, syntactic (MJ) , myth (JH), ritual (JH) Hesiod, Theogony, chaos (SCM), Ages of Humans, cosmogony, Pandora (YE), Prometheus, Olympian gods, (JM)Demeter, Persephone/Kore (ZA), Eleusinian mysteries, syncretism (JP), aetiological myth, Isis and Osiris (SM), rite of passage (CJ), flood, Enuma Elish (JM), euhemerism (JP), Edda, Nu Kwa and Chinese creation myth, African creation myth (Kintu) (JM), liminality, liminoid, (AP) linear A and B, oral transmission (CJ), Muses (daughters of Mnemosyne) (YE)
- Ch 33 (conditions).
- Translate sentences.
- Subjunctive and optative of verbs,
- Passage to translate.