Homework due a.d. X Kalendis Martiis

Words of wisdom from my Western Civ teacher

Zeus abducting Ganymede

Elementary Latin

  1. Ch. 18: The Passive Voice of Verbs
  2. What is the passive voice in English? — “some mistakes were made
  3. Present: – r, -ris, -tur, -mur, -mini, -ntur
  4. Imperfect: – bar, -baris, -batur, -bamur, -bamini, -bantur
  5. Future: -bor, -beris, -bitur, – bimur, -bimur, -buntur
  6. infinitive ends in -i
  7. Sentences: Beata memoria amicitiarum dulcium numquam delebitur. — Amor misceri cum timore non potest — Etiam fortest viri subitis periculis saepe terrentur. (pp. 119 – 120)

Vocabulary ch. 17

flumen, fluminis n. river
genus, generis n. kind, sort
hostis, hostis m. enemy
ludus, ludi m. game
scientia f. knowledge
clarus, clara, clarum. bright, clear
cur. why
deinde. then
lego, legere, legi, lectum. choose; read
misceo, miscere, miscui, mixtum. mix
moveo, movere, movi, motum. move
video, videri, visus sum. Passive of video, videre — to be seen, seem

Elementary Greek

  1. Ch. 17: Slightly different endings for the third declension — “sigma stems”
  2. Sentences, p. 107, 1, 2, 5.
  3. Vocabulary, lesson 17

Vocabulary, Lesson 17

η αιδως shame
το γερας prize
ο / η δαιμων divine being, guardian spirit
ο Σωκρατης Socrates
το τειχος wall (of a city)
η τριηρης trireme
αληθης true
ευδαιμων happy
ευ well
κακως  badly
προς + gen – from, by — + dat. at, near — + acc. to, toward


  1. Read in Biers, ch. 5, “The Geometric Period”
  2. The Bronze Age and the Geometric Period (via the Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  • Presentation with notes from class.

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