Elementary Latin~ due α.d. IV Kalendis Octobris
- Quiz on 2nd declension words that end in -er ager, agr- (field) — magister, magistr- (teacher) — translation of some 3 word sentences like Pavo agricolam terret. [the peacock frightens the farmer]
- vocabulary for the translation section will be from ch 2 and 3 and these 6 verbs: amo, amare (love), laudo, laudare (praise), terreo, terrere (frighten), do, dare (give), video, video (see), servo, servare (save)
- If you would like to get ahead: Read ch. 3 on the 2nd declension of neuter nouns (like bellum, war).
Latin vocabulary. ch. 3: ager, agri (field) agricola (farmer) amicus (friend) filius (son) populuspeople) numerus (number) puer (boy) vir (man) femina (woman) filia (daughter) pauci, paucae, pauca (few) de (prep + abl) (down from, about) in (prep + abl) (in) hodie (today) semper (always) habeo, habere (have, hold)
- Quiz on the First Declension of nouns and vocabulary; adjectives in attributive and predicate position.
- Endings for the first declension (η, ης, η, ην — αι, ων, αις, ας)
- γάρ for (postpositive particle)
- ἡ κώμη village
- ἡ μάχη battle
- οὐ, οὐκ, οὐχ no, not
- ἡ σκηνή tent
- ἡ σπονδή libation; pl., treaty
- φεύγω flee
- ἡ φυγή flight
- ἡ φυλακή guard
- φυλάττω guard
- Read in The Landmark Herodotus: All of Book 1 and (and to get ahead) on Egypt, pp. 117- 159.
- Study questions: (1) Why does Cyrus keep following the advice of Croesus? (2) Why did Herodotus think Egyptian culture was worth describing? (3) How did Herodotus get information about Egpyt?
- Map of Greek and Phoenician migration
- The optative mood of verbs.