Homework due Kalendis Novembris / 1 Νοέμβριου 2013

Elementary Latin

Quiz on the imperfect and future of the esse/ ‘to be’ and the present, imperfect and future of possum/’to be able.’

While this quiz is optional, you are still responsible for knowing the material!

Elementary Greek

Quiz on the the future tense and vocabulary.

1st person λύσω I shall loose λύσομεν we shall loose
2nd person λύσεις you will loose λύσετε you (plural) will loose
3rd person λύσει he, she, it, will loose λύσουσι they will loose

Greek vocabulary 1/3

Greek vocabulary 1/2

Greek vocabulary 1/3

The Theater of the Greeks

Read Euripides’ Hippolytus in Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus: Euripides, Translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien; Introduction and Notes by Robin Mitchell-Boyas (Hackett Publishing Company 2007).

Structural analysis of the Oedipus myth by Claude Levi-Strauss (more here on dichotomies and binary opposites)

Intermediate Latin

The Subjunctive: How to form the present and imperfect tenses.

The jussive/hortatory subjunctive and other independent uses of the subjunctive (pdf)


Gaudeāmus igitur, iuvenēs dum sumus.

Caveat emptor.

Nē intrant!

hos latrones interficiamus (Caes. Gal. 7.38).

caveant intemperantiam, meminerint verecundiae (Cic. Off. 1.122).

Oderint, dum metuant. Caligula


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