Homework due a.d. vii Idibus Februaris

Elementary Latin

  1. Read ch. 15 (numerals, uses of genitive and ablative) and 16 (3rd declension adjectives).
  2. Vocabulary ch. 15/16.
  3. See page 451 of the textbook for list of numbers. Learn cardinal (unus, duo….) from 1 – 20 and ordinal (primus, secundus..) numbers from 1 – 10.
  4. Sentences:
  • P. 100 (2) Duo ex filiis a porta per agros cum patre suo heri currebant et in aquam ceciderunt.
  • P. 101 (5) Romani quattuor ex eis [= illis] urbibus prima via iunxerunt.

Vocabulary ch. 15 & 16

tempestas, tempestatis f.  season, weatehr, storm
centrum. 100
mille. 1000
milia, milium (n.) thousands
miser. wretched, miserable
expecto, expectare, expectavi, expectatum. await, expect
iacio, iacere, ieci, iactum. throw
timeo, timere, timui. fear
mens, mentis. f. mind
brevis. short
celer. fast
difficilis. difficult.
dulcis. sweet
facilis. easy
fortis. brave
omnis. all, every
potens, potentis. powerful
rego, regere, rexi, rectum. rule

Elementary Greek

  1. ch. 15: Contract Verbs: present and imperfect active and middle/passive forms; future tense.
  2. Sentences (p. 95): 6, 7, 8.
Verb paradigm charts:  contract verbs in -εω ~  contract verbs in -αω ~   contract verbs in -οω


  1. Read in Biers, ch. 3, “The Myceneans” (p. 63 – 96). Drewett, ch. 3, “Finding an archaeological site?”
  2. Write down words/terms that are unfamiliar and we’ll discuss them in class.
  3. Presentation with notes from class.

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