Homework due a.d. xii Kalendis Octobris / 20 Σεπτέμβριου


Elementary Latin

Quiz on

  1. the names and uses of the six cases: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, ablative, vocative
  2. declining a 1st declension noun (pdf) like puella

You’ll be asked to decline ONE of these words: cura (care), porta (door), nauta (sailor), poeta (poet), aqua (water), fama (fame).

These words will appear on EXTRA CREDIT: patria (country), pecunia (money)
6 cases and their uses

1st declension


Elementary Greek

Quiz on

  1. Vocabulary Lesson I
  2. 5 cases (names, uses)
  3. Endings for a 2nd declension noun in all 5 cases, single and plural

Nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, vocative cases; endings for a 2nd declension noun:

ος —- ἄνθρωπος
ου —- ἀνθρώπου
ῳ — ἀνθρώπῳ
ον —- ἄνθρωπον
ε —- ἄνθρωπε

οι —- ἄνθρωποι
ων —- ἀνθρώπων
οις — ἀνθρώποις
ους —- άνθρώπους
οι —- ἄνθρωποι


Theater of the Greeks

Read The Furies by Aeschylus in Oresteia, pp. 117-160.

Video of Libation Bearers / Choephoroi

Outline of Greek history (PDF) — we will discuss this next week in class.


Intermediate Latin

Quiz will be on:

  1. Conjugating verbs in perfect, pluperfect, future perfect active/passive
  2. Putting verbs into imperative (active, passive) — ama/amate — amare, amamini
  3. Putting verbs into infinitive (present active, present passive, perfect active) — amare, amari, amavisse
  4. A short paragraph to translate (I’ll provide vocabulary).

 

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