Homework due Nonibus Aprilis

Elementary Latin

  1. Quiz on 4th declension (m/f and n nouns); vocabulary; translation.

cornu, -us, n. horn
fructus, -us, m. fruit, profit, benefit, enjoyment
genu, -us, n. knee
manus, -us, f. hand, band; handwriting
metus, -us, m. fear, dread, anxiety
mons, montis, m. mountain
senatus, -us, m. senate
sensus, -us, m. feeling, sense
servitus, servitutis, f. servitude, slavery
spiritus, -us, m. breath, breathing; spirit, soul
versus, -us, m. line of verse
communis, commune common, general, of the community, for the community
dexter, dextra, dextrum right, right-hand
sinister, sinistra, sinistrum left, left-hand
careo, carere, carui, cariturus to be without, be deprived of, want, lack; be free from (takes ablative of separation)
defendo, defendere, defendi, defensum to ward off; defend, protect
discedo, discedere, discessi, discessum to go away, depart
-, odisse, odi, osurum to hate
prohibeo, prohibere, prohibui, prohibitum to keep (back), prevent, hinder, restrain, prohibit
pronuntio, pronuntiare, pronuntiavi, pronuntiatum to proclaim, announce; declaim; pronounce

Elementary Greek

  1. Quiz on vocabulary; present/imperfect of contract verbs in -εω; translation.

A whole lot of contract verbs going on.

Prepositions too.

History of Rome

  1. Read (if you haven't) the introduction to Tacitus' The Annals (pp. x-xxx).
  2. Read about the Roman Forum: Roman Forum overview on Perseus; map and monuments; Digital Roman Forum project; archaeological overview.
  1. Be able to identify these structures in the Roman Forum for map quiz next Tuesday, April 9.
    1. Via Sacra
    2. Basilica Aemilia
    3. Basilica Julia
    4. Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine
    5. Rostra
    6. Regia
    7. Curia Julia
    8. Tabularium
    9. Atrium Vestae, the house of the Vestal Virgins.
    10. Temple of Vesta (7th century BC)
    11. Temple of Castor and Pollux (494 BC)
    12. Temple of Saturn (501 BC)
    13. Temple of Venus and Roma (135)
    14. Temple of Antoninus and Faustina (141)
    15. Temple of Caesar (29 BC)
    16. Temple of Vespasian and Titus (79)
    17. Temple of Romulus (309)
    18. Temple of Divus Romulus (309)
    19. Tullianum / Mamertine Prison / carcer
    20. Arch of Septimius Severus
    21. Arch of Titus
    22. Lacus Iuturnae
    23. Lacus Curtius


Intermediate Greek



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