Homework due Παρασκευή, 14 Σεπτεμβρίου 2012 — a.d. XVIII Kalendis Octobris

Elementary Latin

  1. Quiz on (1) declining 1st declension nouns like puella and vocabulary ch. 2.

Latin vocabulary. ch. 2

fama — rumor ira — anger nauta –sailor patria — country pecunia — money

poena — punishment porta — gate puella — girl vita — life

magnus, -a, -um — large multus, – a, -um much, many

et –and o — oh! est – he/she/it is


Elementary Greek

  1. Quiz on present tense of an ω-verbs. (ch. 3); 5 cases and their uses; 2nd declension masculine nouns; vocabulary ch. 1.
  2. Conjugate εθελω (want, wish) in the present tense and give infinitive. Decline ο άνθρωπος. Answers will be posted on Thursday.

ἐθέλω     ἐθέλεις   ἐθέλει    ἐθέλομεν    ἐθέλετε    ἐθέλουσι (ν)    ἐθέλειν

Nominative ἄνθρωπος ἄνθρωποι
Genitive ἀνθρώπου ἀνθρώπων
Dative ἀνθρώπῳ ἀνθρώποις
Accusative ἄνθρωπον ἀνθρώπους
Vocative ἄνθρωπε ἄνθρωποι

Greek History

  1. Read in The Landmark Herodotus, up to p. 69.
  2. Questions: 1) note names of 5 important people, one a Lydian, one an Athenian; 2) what are three things the Delphic oracle says?; 3) what makes a man the happiest?
  3. Timeline of dates and events for the Bronze Age (Minoans and Myceneans) and the Iron Age (the “Dark Age”); timeline of art history via the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Minoans notes

Minoan and Mycenean art notes


Intermediate Greek

  1. Review of declensions and conjugations.

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