First Quizzes of MMXIII

Elementary Latin

  1. Quiz on 4th conjugation (present, imperfect, future); principle parts of verbs; vocabulary.
  2. 4th Conjugation: present. imperfect, future.
  3. Translating and naming the principle parts of a verb.


Prefixes and Roots Denoting Number or Size

bi- two
dipl/o two, double
hemi- half
hyper- over or more than usual
hypo- under or less than usual
iso- equal, same
macro- large
megal/o enlargement
micro- small
mono- one
multi- many
nulli- none
poly- many
semi- half, partial
tri- three
uni- one

Roots Denoting Color

chlor/o green
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
melan/o black
xanth/o yellow

Elementary Greek

  1. Quiz the present and imperfect tenses of the verb “to be” and the infinitive; πάρειμι, άπειμι; translation; vocabulary from ch. 15 and 17.
  2. Enclitics for extra credit.

History of Rome

  1. Purchase textbooks (in the bookstore and also available as ebooks).
  2. Read in Livy, pp. 46 – 86 and (if you didn't do this last time) the Introduction, Beginnings of Rome, Institutions of Early Rome from Forum Romanum.
  3. For the upcoming map quiz, some things you'll need to be able to identify: Alps, Apennine Mountains; Po River, Tiber River; Etrutia, Latium, Sabines; Rome, Alba Longa; Palatine, Aventine, Caelian,, Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline (7 hills of Rome).

Intermediate Greek

  1. Plato's Apology of Socrates



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