Homework due a.d. diem v Kalendis Maiis

Elementary Latin

Sentences + translations:

Illi autem, tendentes manus dextras, salutem petebant.  But they, extending (their) right hands, sought safety.

Tantalus sitiens flumina ab ore fugientia tangere desiderabat. Tantalus, being thirsty, desired to touch the waters flowing away from his mouth.

      1. Quiz on forming participles (i.e., fill in the chart/box); vocabulary ch. 24; 1 sentence.
      2. Sentences p. 152 (2, 3) — I’ll post answers on Thursday.
      3. Explanation of participles and how to form Latin participles.
      4. Vocabulary ch. 24
fabula. f story
imperator, imperatoris. m general, commander
imperium. n power, authority
servus. m slave
vulnus, vulneris. n wound
ut. as
postea. afterwards
accipio, acccipere, accepi, acceptum. take
recipio, recipere, recepi, receptum. take back, receive
pello, pellere, pepuli, pulsum. push, drive out
narro, narrare, narravi, narrarum. tell
quaero, quaerere, quaesivi, quaesitum. seek
rideo, ridere, risi, risum. laugh, laugh at

Elementary Greek

      1. Quiz on participles and perfect middle/passive tense + infinitive.
      2. Vocabulary ch 23
οραω (εωρων – imperfect), οψομαι, ειδον, εορακα/εωρακα, εωραμι / ωμμαι. see
ετος, ετους, το. year
ημερα, η. day
νυξ, νθκτος, η. night
χρονος, ο. time
ος, η, ο. who, which (relative pronoun)
πας, πασα, παν. all, every, whole, entire
αμφι / αμφ’. about, around (+ gen. OR acc.)
ανα / αν’. up (+ acc.)
εως. as


    1. Make sure you have read to the end of the textbook!  Biers, ch. 10, “The Hellenistic Age” (pp. 284-335).
    2. Presentation on the 5th and 4th centuries BCE
    3. Presentation on Greek sculpture

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