Midterm Time (updated)

Elementary Latin

The midterm will be on:

  1. Declining NOUNS in: 1st declension f, 2nd declension m (-us only), 2nd declension n
  2. Conjugating these VERBS: present, imperfect, future of sum, esse and possum, posse
  3. Translation of (short) sentences. Be sure to review conjugating verbs (here is the document I typed in class, as an MS Word file: Amoamabamamabo amabo te).

Latin vocabulary. ch. 5:

  1. dea. goddess
  2. deus. god
  3. discipulus m / discipula f . student
  4. insidiae, insidiarum. f. pl. plot
  5. liber, libri. m book
  6. vitium. n. fault, crime
  7. Graecus, -a, -um. Greek
  8. plenus, -a, -um. full (of)
  9. secundus, -a, -um. second; favorale
  10. que. and
  11. ibi. there
  12. ubi. where
  13. nunc. now — review: heri, cras, hodie, tum, quando.
  14. quare. why.
  15. possum, posse. be able, can + infinitive

Elementary Greek

  1. Declining NOUNS in: 1st declension f, 2nd declension m, 2nd declension n
  2. Conjugating VERBS: present, imperfect, future.
  3. Declining the definite article.
  4. Translation of (short) sentences.

μάχη, μάχης, μάχη, μάχην, μάχη. μαχαι, μαχών, μαχαις, μαχας, μαχαι. 1st declension F

ίππος, ίππου, ίππω, ίππον, ίππε. ίπποι, ίππων, ίπποις, ίππους, ίπποι. 2nd declension M

δένδρον, δένδρου, δενδρω, δένδρον, δένδρον. δένδρα, δένδρων, δενδροις, δένδρα, δένδρα. 2nd declension N

διώκω, διώκεις, διώκει, διώκομεν, διώκετε, διώκουσι (ν). διώκειν present tense

διώξω, διώξεις, διώξει, διώξομεν, διώξετε, διώξουσι (ν). διώξειν future tense

έδίωκον, έδίωκες, έδίωκε (ν), έδίωκομεν, έδίωκετε, έδίωκον. imperfect tense

Vocabulary from ch 9.

ἄρχω, ἄρξω. begin, rule (+ genitive)
διώκω, διώξω. pursue
ἡ θύρα. door
ἰσχυρός,ά, όν. strong
μέλλω, μελλήσω. intend, delay
νομίζω. believe (w. infinitive)
ἡ ὁδός, τῆς ὁδου. road
πείθω, πείσω. persuade
ὑποπτεύω, ὑποπτεύσω. suspect (w. infinitive)

Greek History

Reading in The Landmark Herodotus — what you should have read by now:

  1. pp. 3 – 113 (all of Book 1)
  2. pp. 117- 159 (on Egypt)
  3. pp. 221 – 261 (the madness of Cambyses, King of Persia and son of Cyrus the Great; Corinth; rise of King Darius of Persia)
  4. pp. 393 – 405 (about Athens and its democratic government)
  5. pp.429- 436, 447-490 (the Persians attack Hellas)

Intermediate Greek

  1. Indirect statement; εῖμι, φημί.

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