Homework due a.d. v Idibus Septembris MMXIII

Elementary Latin

  1. Memorize endings for conjugating a verb in the present tense: o, s, t, mus, tis, nt and how to conjugate a verb in the 1st (amo, amare) and 2nd (video, videre) conjugations.
  2. Vocabulary, ch. 1 (in video form). You can also find the list on this page and this page.
  3. optional: Sentences: 1- 5, 9, 10 (pp. 6-7). — we will go over how to translate these in class.

Latin diphthongs are ae, au, ei, eu, oe, ui

Elementary Greek

  1. The upper and lower letters of the Greek alphabet, p. xxiii!
  2. Learn accent marks, breathings, punctuation, diphthongs (pp. xxiv – xxix).
  3. Read Lesson I, declension of o-stems.
  4. Complete exercise (b).
  • Vocabulary for Lesson I, p. 2.
  • Lesson 1 vocabulary/Crosby & Schaeffer (1/2)

    Lesson 1 vocabulary/Crosby & Schaeffer (2/2)

    Theater of the Greeks

    Reread Agamemnon and note passages (with page numbers) that make references to:

    1. animals
    2. colors
    3. women/men

    Read Libation Bearers by Aeschylus in Oresteia, pp. 69 – 113.

    Beautiful, Old, Greek, and mildewed

    Photo via Wyoming_Jackrabbit

    Intermediate Latin


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    Decline and conjugate:

    Conjugate in perfect/pluperfect/future perfect tenses (active and passive voices):

    amo, amare, amavi, amatum. Love
    doceo, docere, docui, doctum. Teach
    ago, agere, egi, actum. Drive
    audio, audire, audivi, auditum. hear



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