Homework due a.d. vi Kalendis Decembris / 26 Νοέμβριου 2013


Elementary Latin

Learn another demonstrative pronoun! ille, illa, illud (that; those).


Elementary Greek

More pronouns! These are called demonstrative pronouns.

οὗτος αὕτη τοῦτο. This, these
ὅδε ἥδε τόδε. This, these
ἐκεῖνος ἐκείνη ἐκεῖνο. That, those.

These are personal pronouns.

εγώ I
συ You
ήμεϊς. We
ύμεϊς. You (pl)


The Theater of the Greeks

Read this Excerpt from the Cambridge Introduction to Greek Tragedy (pdf).


Intermediate Latin

Translate the first 8 lines of Ovid’s Ars Amatoria.

Siquis in hoc artem populo non novit amandi,
Hoc legat et lecto carmine doctus amet.
Arte citae veloque rates remoque moventur,
Arte leves currus: arte regendus amor.
Curribus Automedon lentisque erat aptus habenis, 5
Tiphys in Haemonia puppe magister erat:
Me Venus artificem tenero praefecit Amori;
Tiphys et Automedon dicar Amoris ego.

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