Homework due a.d. iii Kalendis Aprilis

Elementary Latin

  1. Quiz on 4th and 5th declension nouns and vocabulary
  2. Vocabulary ch. 19 and 20
  3. Latin palindromes and word puzzles
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

ch. 21
dies. (m) day

fides. (f) faith
res. (f) thing, matter
spes. (f) hope

Elementary Greek

  1. Quiz Pluperfect tense (ch. 20) and participles.
  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. 8, “The Archaic Period” (pp. )
  2. 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.
  3. Presentation about Greek temples
  4. Presentation on dating in archaeology
  5. 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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