Homework due a.d. vii Kalendis Novembris / 25 Οκτωβρίου 2013

Elementary Latin

Quiz on  the imperfect (past) tense of verbs:

-bam, -bas, -bat, -bamus, -batis, -bant

and on the future tense of verbs:

-bo, -bis, -bit, -bimus, -bitis, -bunt

Elementary Greek

Quiz on the imperfect tense of verbs for
– words starting with a consonant (augment = ε)
– words starting with α, ε (augment = α –> η — ε –> η)

Imperfect of λύω


The Theater of the Greeks

Read Sophocles’ Philoctetes and focus on the notion of ‘nature’ and the theme of deceit/persuasion; optional reading: Women of Trachis in Four Tragedies: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, Sophocles, trans. Peter Meineck.

Intermediate Latin

Test on

  1. participles (4 types; ablative absolute, passive periphrastic)
  2. infinitives (6 types; indirect statement)
  3. extra credit; comparative and superlative of adjectives and adverbs including these 5 irregular comparative/superlative adjectives (here)

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