Last Day of Class!

Elementary Latin

1. What to study for the exam

2. Review of grammar: Please be prepared to write whatever grammatical forms you have been assigned on the board, or prepare a handout (for about 25 students). — If you are presenting about a verb, use deleo, delere, delui, deletum – delete, destroy

  • Mike: 4th, 5th declensions
  • Kristina: present passive
  • Luzmary: imperfect passive
  • Luz: future passive
  • Vantage: perfect passive
  • Sam?: pluperfect passive
  • Aaron: future perfect passive
  • Scott: present, imperfect, future of sum, esse, fui, futurum – be
  • Shelby: present, imperfect, future of possum, posse, potui – be able
  • Michelle: participles

2. Prepared translation
Nunc aetās magna atque nova incipit. Puer nāscitur ac gēns aurea

venit. Mundus gravī metū līberābitur. Ille puer deōrum vītam

accipiet deōsque vidēbit, et ipse vidēbitur ab illīs. Mundum reget

antīquīs virtūtibus. Simul atque laudēs et facta parentis legere et

virtutem scīre poterit, agrī beātī dulcēs frūctūs omnibus hominibus

parābunt.Remanēbunt tamen pauca scelera quae hominēs temptāre

mare nāvibus, quae hominēs cingere urbēs mūrīs iubēbunt.

Erunt etiam altera bella, atque iterum Trōiam magnus mittetur

Achillēs.Ubi autem hunc puerum virum fēcerit fortis aetās,

maria relinqentur ā vectōribus, nec nautae pecuniae causā mercēs

mūtābunt. Robustus agricola taurōs iugō līberābit; nōn rāstrīs

tangētur humus; omnis terra omnia feret.


Elementary Greek
1. What to study for the exam.

2. See Nifty Greek Handouts for review materials.

3. The passage we are translating from the Gospel of John (9.11 – 17) is here (with side-by-side English and Greek texts).


Archaeology
Thank you for your work on the presentations!

The exam will consist of (1) Identifications of 3-5 sentences (terms; Greek sculpture; parts of a Greek temple; columns; archaeological sites and structures) and (2) An essay (there will be a choice of questions).


Intermediate Latin
The exam will consist of translating passages from Cicero’s first speech against Catiline (the Latin text is also here) and also sight passages.

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classicist | translator (of ancient Greek & Latin poetry & drama) View all posts by kristinachew

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