- Learn demonstative pronoun ille illa illud (THAT / THOSE) and conjugate venio, venire and capio, capere in present tense.
- 4thconjugation (and 3rd -io verbs): verbs like audio, audire. Present tense: audio, audis, audit, audimus, auditis, audiunt.
- Conjugate DORMIO, DORMIRE in the present tense.
- Vocabulary, ch. 10.
- amicitia f friendship
- hora f hour, time
- natura f nature
- senectus, senectutis f old age
- timor, timoris m fear
- veritas, veritatis f truth
- via f road
- voluptas, voluptatis ff pleasure
- beatus, -a, -um blessed, happy
- cum + ablative with
- audio, audire. hear
- capio, capere. take, capture
- dico, dicere. say, speak
- facio, facere. make, do
- fugio, fugere. flee
- venio, venire. find
- vivo, vivere. live
- ειμι. Learn present, imperfect, future, infinitive, imperatives
- Present tense ‘I am’ ειμι, ει, εστι [ν], εσμεν, εστε, εισι [ν]
- Imperfect tense ‘I was’ of ειμι. η/ην, ησθα, ην, ημεν, ητε, ησαν
- Future tense ‘I will be’ of ειμι. εσομαι, εση/εσει, εσται, εσομεθα, εσεσθε, εσονται
- Ιnfinitive ‘to be’ ειναι ‘to be about to be’ εσεσθαι
- Imperative: Be! ισθι / Let him/her be! εστω Be! εστε / Let them be! εστων
- Vocabulary for sentences p. 71, 1, 3, 4, 10
- 1. τοπος – place ελευθερος – free κινδυνος -danger μικρος -small κορη- girl
- 3. αλλαττω – (middle) take [accussative] in exchange for [genitive] δωρον – gift ησυχια – quiet, leisure
- 4. μηκετι – no longer πειθω- (middle) obey αναξιος-unworthy δεσποινη- mistress αξιος-worthy θεραπαινα- servant τρεπω- (middle) go μακρος- long οδος- road εις- into χωρα- country
- 10. φυτον- plant, tree υπο- by φυλαττω- guard πορρω- far away from οικια- house
- Ch. 11 vocabulary
ειμι, εσομαι. be exist; (3rd person singular + accusative + infinitive) it is possible
πειθω, πεισω persuade; (+ dative) obey
τρεπω, τρεψω turn; (middle voice) betake oneself, go
αμαξα, -ης η cart, wagon
λιμνη, -ης ξ marsh, lake
τοπος, -ου ο place
τροπος, -ου ο turn, way
μακρος, -α, -ον long
μικρος, -α, -ον small, litttle
πορρω far, far off — (preposition + genitive) far away from
υπο / υπ’ / υφ’ (preposition + genitive, dative, accusative) under
- Read in Introduction to Mythology, Part 5, ‘Myth and Dreams,’ pp. 465-492.
- Oral presentations: Topic is below. Due on Friday, 18 November: 1-2 paragraphs about your topic for the presentation/paper; include the names/titles/author of the ancient primary text(s) and the movie, book, video game, etc.; what myths you will be talking about; what concepts about myth you will refer to. You can email your topic by Friday, 11am, or submit a printed-out copy.
1) Explain how a contemporary book, movie, video game, etc. uses ancient mythology. How is the myth presented, altered, adapted?
2) Concept of the hero. Explain our society’s concept of a hero/heroism and contrast it to that of the ancient Greeks and/or other ancient cultures.
3) Myths are full of contradictions. How does the anthropologist Lévi-Strauss explain these contradictions? (Some terms to use in discussing this topic: binary opposite, resolution of opposites, nature/vulcutre, synchronic/diachronic).
Your presentation must:
- Incorporate sufficient reference to a primary text (Hesiod, Ovid, Sophocles, etc.)
- Include discussion of concepts about myth such as: ritual, liminality, hero, trickster, paratactic/syntactic, archetype, family romance.
- 10 minutes long
- Powerpoint-type visual aids and other media, paper handouts are welcome
- Catullus poem
- Translate sentences.
- Μοre -μι verbs
- Passage to translate