Homework due a.d. vi Idibus Novembris / 8 Νοέμβριου 2013

Elementary Latin

Quiz on declining third declension masculine/feminine nouns and third declension neuter nouns. The words will be from this list (neuter words are marked in bold).

Vocabulary, ch. 7

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

Quiz on vocabulary p. 33 and conjugating the 1st aorist tense. Extra credit is conjugating the 2nd aorist tense (scroll down).

The Theater of the Greeks

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

Intermediate Latin

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

Purposes clauses, result clauses (pdf).

Translate Catulli Carmen CI.

MVLTAS per gentes et multa per aequora uectus
aduenio has miseras, frater, ad inferias,
ut te postremo donarem munere mortis
et mutam nequiquam alloquerer cinerem.
quandoquidem fortuna mihi tete abstulit ipsum.
heu miser indigne frater adempte mihi,
nunc tamen interea haec, prisco quae more parentum
tradita sunt tristi munere ad inferias,
accipe fraterno multum manantia fletu,
atque in perpetuum, frater, aue atque uale.


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