Iter Epigraphicum Latinum Apud Collegium Havefordiense (aka Latin Inscription Scavenger Hunt!)

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Salvete discipuli! Ante diem Veneris, vos epigraphia Latina in campo nostro invenire debetis! Sunt Septem epigraphia Latina in campo nostro (puto).  Vestra epigraphia inventa documentare debetis (in picturis, in photographis, etc.). Haec cum sociō/ā epigraphia inventa documentare atque petere potestis. Significationes (i.e. “hints”) Tria epigraphia sunt in horologiīs. In uno epigraphiō sedere potestis. Tria epigraphia dicunt dictum Haverfordiense (id est: non… Read more »

Steps on the Path of Virtue (Winter Review)

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Steps on the Path of Virtue Maintain your Cerego memories consistently and diligently before next semester. I’ll check in on your “orbs” periodically. Don’t let them lag! If you wish to begin learning vocabulary for next semester, you can find it here. If you would like to know about why Augustine made such a fuss about those pears, I invite… Read more »

Second Review Experience

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In this experience we’ll review Adjectives, Noun-Adjective Agreement; IS EA ID and some of the forms of Sum. I. Please watch this short video about First-Second and Third Declension Adjectives. If you would like more review, here are more in-depth videos describing First-Second Declension Adjectives and Third-Declension Adjectives adjectives. II. Review the 38 Adjectives you’ve learned using this quizlet set. (I recommend the matching game). Review until you… Read more »

First Review Experience

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In this experience we’ll review Adjectives, Noun-Adjective Agreement; IS EA ID and some of the forms of Sum. I. Please watch this short video about First-Second and Third Declension Adjectives. If you would like more review, here are more in-depth videos describing First-Second Declension Adjectives and Third-Declension Adjectives adjectives. II. Review the 38 Adjectives you’ve learned using this quizlet set. (I recommend… Read more »

Notes about the Last Exam

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Take Home Lectio Prima. When you read the fabula, you learn that Phoebus (aka Helios, the sun) is the father of Phaethon (dīvinī patris) so the noun is masculine. If you see genitives ending in -ī, a nominative in -us then you know that Phoebe in like 4 must be vocative. Lectio Secunda. vītās omnium vestrum: not “all your lives” (omnēs vītās vestrās) but omnium vestrum is the genitive of… Read more »

The Choice of Heracles, or the Paths of Virtue and Vice

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The unclad fellow front and center in this painting by Annibale Carracci (c. 1596) is none other than Heracles (you can tell by the club on which he leans). Heracles faces a choice. To his right, in the jaunty red cape, Virtue summons him to a path to glory and enlightenment through labor; to his left, Vice attempts to seduce him to take… Read more »

Fābula DĒ CUPĪDINE ET PSYCHĒ trānslāta

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A king had three daughters. Two of them were beautiful, but the third sister was distinguished for beauty. She had the name Psyche. Because of (her) beauty Psyche was worshipped by many people. At last Venus thought that Psyche, who was not a goddess, should not be so keenly worshipped by others. So Venus called her son Cupid and told… Read more »

Quizlet: Review of Principle Parts

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You can review the principle parts of the perfect system for Chs. 1-16, using Quizlet (with macrons; without macrons)