REVISED: Homework due a.d. xv Kalendis Novembris / 18 Οκτωβρίου 2013

Information Session About Applying to
Graduate School and Special Scholarships 

Thursday, October 17
12 noon
Pope 110
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Elementary Latin

Quiz on  2nd declension neuter nouns and ONLY THIS vocabulary from ch. 4:

bellum (n). war
consilium (n). plan
cura (f). care, anxiety
donum (n). gift
exitium (n). destruction
magister, magistr- (m). teacher
mora (f). delay
nihil (n). nothing
oculus (m). eye
officium (n). duty, political office
otium (n). leisure, free time
periculum (n). danger, peril
bellus, -a, -um. pretty, charming
bonus, -a, -um. good
malus, -a, -um. bad, evil
parvus, -a, -u,. small.
stultus, -a, -um. foolish

Elementary Greek

Quiz on the attributive position or predicate position. I’ll post the answers to the second set of sentences on Thursday evening.

1. ὁ ἀγαθὸς διδάσκαλος [teacher]

2. ἀγαθος ο ἀνθρώπος

3. τὰ τέκνα καλά [children]

4. καλὰ τὰ τέκνα

5. ἀγαθός νόμος [law]

6. ὁ νόμος ἅγιος [holy]

7. πιστὸς δ’ ὁ θεός [faithful]

8. δένδρον ἀγαθόν

An online quiz about attributive and predicate adjectives

9. σοφὸς ὁ ἀνήρ [wise] [man]     wise is the man

10. ὁ σοφὸς ἀνὴρ   the wise man

11. ἡ καλὴ οἰκία [house]   the beautiful house

12. ἡ οἰκία ἡ καλή the beautiful house

13. ἡ φωνὴ ἡ ἑλληνικὴ [language] [Greek]   the Greek language

14. ἡ ἑλληνικὴ φωνὴ ἡ χαλεπὴ [difficult]  the difficult Greek language

15. ἡ φωνὴ ἡ ἑλληνικὴ χαλεπὴ the Greek language is diffiult

The Theater of the Greeks

Read Sophocles’ Ajax, pp. 1 – 62 in Four Tragedies: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, Sophocles, trans. Peter Meineck.

Intermediate Latin

A few sentences to practice Indirect statement, passive periphrastic, ablative absolute:

  • Dîcunt mê â tê iuvârî.
  • Dîcunt sê mulierum nomina nôn scîvisse.
  • Dîcunt magna cornua signum vîrium futûra esse.
  • Dîcunt suâs amîcâs in Graeciâ vîtâs actûrâs esse.
  • Anaxagoras, philosophus, morte filii audita, vultu nihil immutato dixit: Sciebam me mortalem genuisse.
  • Online (multiple choice!) quiz on indirect statement.

Something new: Please read about the comparative and superlative of adjectives and adverbs.

About kristinachew

classicist | translator (of ancient Greek & Latin poetry & drama) View all posts by kristinachew

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