Homework due a.d. iv Nonibus Octobris / 4 Οκτωβρίου 2012

Elementary Latin

Quiz on translating VI really short sentences, using vocabulary from ch. 3 (and a few words from earlier chapters like puella).

Practice sentences (answers will be posted on Thursday evening). I have put the subject of each sentence in bold

  1. Vir amat patriam. The man loves the country.
  2. Poeta laudat amicum. The poet praises the friend.
  3. Poeta laudat amicum agricolae. The poet praises the friend of the farmer.
  4. Feminae habent agros. The women have fields.
  5. Equi pueros portant. The horses carry the boys.
  6. Romanus populus poetam laudant. The Roman people praise the poet.
  7. Amicum vocant nautae. The sailors call the friend.
  8. Filia pomam [apple] et caseum [cheese] cenat. The daughter eats an apple and cheese.
  9. Agricola aquam equo dat. The farmer gives water to the horse.
  10. Habemus pecuniam. We have money.

ager, agri M. field
agricola, agricolae M. farmer
amicus, amici M. friend
femina, feminae. F. Woman
filia, filiae F. daughter
populus, populi, M. people, nation,
puer, pueri M. boy
vir, viri M. man; husband
Romanus, Romana, Romanum. Adj. Roman
hodie. today
semper. always
de. + ablative. down/away from,about
in. + accusative. into
ablative. in
habeo, habere. have

Other verbs that will be used in sentences:
amo, amare. love
laudo, laudare. praise
video, videre. see
voco, vocare. call
do, dare. give
cogito, cogitare. think
porto, portare. carry
ceno, cenare, dine, eat


Elementary Greek

Quiz on Declension of the definite article in the masculine, feminine, neuter and vocabulary from Lesson 3.


The Theater of the Greeks

1st paper is due!

Midterm will be October 15, Tuesday.


Intermediate Latin

Translate:

Rīdēns saturās meās percurram, et cūr nōn? Quid vetat mē rīdentem dīcere vērum, ut puerīs ēducandīs saepe dant crūstula magistrī? Quaerō rēs gravēs iūcundō lūdō et, nōminibus fictīs, dē multīs culpīs vitiīsque nārrō. Sed quid rīdēs? Mūtātō nōmine, dē tē fābula nārrātur!

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