Homework due Nonis Novembris / 5 Νοέμβριου 2013


Elementary Latin

Learn the endings of third declension masculine/feminine nouns

Vocabulary, ch. 7 (we’ll decide next week what will be on the next quiz)

amor, amōris (m) love
carmen, carminis (n) song, poem
cīvitās, cīvitātis (f) state, citizenship, city
corpus, corporis (n) body
homō, hominis (m) human being, man
labor, labōris (m) labor, work, toil
littera, litterae (f) letter of the alphabet
litterae, litterārum (f)a letter (epistle), literature
mōs, mōris (m) habit, custom
mōrēs, mōrum (m) morals, character
nōmen, nōminis (n) name
pāx, pācis (f) peace
rēgīna, rēgīnae (f) queen
rēx, rēgis (m) king
tempus, temporis (n) time
terra, terrae (f) earth, ground
uxor, uxōris (f) wife
virgō, virginis (f) maiden, virgin
virtūs, virtūtis (f) manliness, courage; excellence
novus, nova, novum new; strange
post (+acc.) after, behind
sub (+abl. w/ verbs of rest or +acc. w/ verbs of motion) under, up under, close to, down to/into, to/at the foot of
audeō, audēre, ausus sum dare
necō, necāre, necāvī, necātum kill


Elementary Greek

1st aorist tense

P. 33: Learn vocabulary and translate sentences 2, 6.


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).

A review of Pasolini’s Medea in the New York Times.


Intermediate Latin

The Subjunctive: How to form the present and imperfect tenses; another explanation is here.

An explanation of purpose clauses; the one we reviewed in class is here (pdf).

Translate as many as you can:
1. Puer litteras discit ut mox libros legere possit.
2. Imperator nuntios misit ut pacem petant.
3. Dominus servos miserat ut cibum in castra portarent
4. Latro nocte pecuniam eripuit ne quis eum videret.
5. Horatius stabant ut pontem protegeret.
6. Nautae naves parabant ut mare in Africam transirent.
7. Puer et soror eius in silva latebant ne a matre viderentur.
8. Nuntii ad regem missi sunt qui omnia narrarent.
9. Legati ab imperatore emissi sunt qui pecuniam acciperent.
10. Pontem aedificatvit quo facilius flumen transire possimus.

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