Homework due Παρασκευή, 7 Σεπτεμβρίου 2012 — a.d. VII Idibus Septembris

Elementary Latin

  1. Quiz on (1) conjugating a verb (like amo, amare — 1st conjugation — and video, videre — 2nd conjugation) in the present tense — endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt.  (2) Vocabulary (words are from ch. 1 and are below).
  2. Read ch. 1 of textbook
  3. Read Syllabus.
  4. Latin from class: Quid nomine tibi est? Nomine mihi est ______. / Salve, salvete; vale, valete. / Gratias (tibi ago). Salutatio.

Latin vocabulary. ch. 1

amo, amare. love         laudo, laudare. praise          clamo, clamare. shout

cogito, cogitare. think         do, dare. give         erro, errare.  err, make a mistake

servo, servare.  save         moneo, monere.   warn      terreo, terrere. frighten

video, videre.   see        salve, salvete. hello!    vale, valete!  good bye

gratias (tibi ago). thank you      salutatio.  you’re welcome

non.  no          ita vero.  yes!


Elementary Greek

  1. Quiz on the Greek alphabetuppercase and lowercase letters p. xxiii; iota subscript; rough and smooth breathing; accent marks (acute, grave, circumflex).
  2. Purchase textbook and read Lesson 1, Declension of ο-stems.

Pronunciation of the alphabet in Modern Greek is here and more here.

Worksheets (various PDFs)

Historical overview of Greek alphabet


Greek History

  1. Purchase textbook and read in The Landmark Herodotus, pp. 3 -32.
  2. Read Syllabus.
  3. How were the Minoans and Myceneans different?

Minoans notes

Minoan and Mycenean art notes


Intermediate Greek

  1. Review of declensions and conjugations.

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