Homework due vi a.d. Kalendis Aprilis

Elementary Latin

  1. Read ch. 20, on 4th declension nouns
  2. Review forms of the verb sum, esse, fui, futurus, be
  3. Vocabulary ch. 19 and 20
Vocabulary ch. 19
familia. household, family
Graecia. Greece
iudex, iudicis. m judge
iudicium. judgment, trial
scelus, sceleris. n crime
quis, quid. who? what?
certus, a, um. certain, definite
gravis, grace. heavy, serious
immortalis. immortal
at = sed
nisi. unless
contra. against
iam. now = nunc
libero, liberare, liberavi, liberatum. free
paro, parare, paravi, paratum. prepare
Vocabulary ch. 20
cornu. n horn
fructus. m fruit, profit
genu. n knee
manus. f hand, band
metus. m fear
mons, montis. m mountain
senatus. m senate
sensus. m sense, feeling
spiritus. m spirit
dexter, dextra, dextrum. right
sinister, sinistra, sinistrum. left
discedo, discedere, discessi, discussum. depart
odi, odisse, osurum. hate

Elementary Greek

  1. Pluperfect tense (ch. 20).
  2. For next week: Ch. 21 on interrogative τἰς, τἰ (who? what?) and indefinite τις, τι (some, a certain)
  3. Vocabulary, lesson 21
Vocabulary, Lesson 21
αποθνῃσκω, αποθανουμαι, απεθανον, τεθνηκα. die, be killed
αποκτεινω, αποκτενω, απεκτεινα, απεκτονα. kill
φοβεω, φοβησω, εφοβησα, πεφοβηκα. fear
ο φοβος, fear
εμος. my
ημετερος. our
σος. your
υμετερος. your
τἰ. why


  1. Read in Biers, ch. 7, “The Archaic Period” (pp. 154 – 193) and Drewett, “Digging the Site” (pp. 99 – 118) — focus on terms terminus post quem, terminus ante quem, post-depositional transformation processes, context, feature, articulated bones, disarticulated burials.
  2. Presentation about Greek temples
  3. See this page on paper and presentation topics; on Friday, you’ll be asked to sign up to give a presentation(s).

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