Today we enjoyed our 6th round of Greek classes. After lunch we had Greek Drill, time to prepare for our Mercatus Traiani, and a guest speaker, Dr. Eric Casey. Remember our previous "Epi-damaged" pun? Dr. Casey's talk featured more of that, covering puns in the works of Vergil, Ovid, and other Latin writers. After dinner, our RA Grace gave us a lecture on Graeca Vasa, or Greek Vases, and we got to paint our own Greek vases! The day finished with the conclusion of Mr. Cavedo's short stories. In short, it was a fitting beginning to the end.
In the slideshow below are pictures from our talent show. Want to see more Academy talent? Come see Menaechmi this Saturday at 2 pm! See the last page of the Student Packet under "Materials" for a formal invitation.
This blog will document the MMXVI session of the Virginia Governor's Latin Academy. After elections are held, the aediles will be responsible for its upkeep.
Download these and use them to help with packing:
GLA Clothing Checklist
GLA Essentials Checklist
GLA School Supplies & Optional Checklist
Again, these are not required and I would only get one from each category, if any.
a. Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency
b. Cassell's Concise Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
c. Collins Latin Concise Dictionary
a. Homeric Greek: A Book for Beginners
b. Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon Abridged
c. Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary
Daily Life Books
a. Everyday Life in Ancient Rome
b. Peoples of the Roman World
c. A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome
d. Daily Life in the Roman City
You will need Roman clothing for several of our activities. You might not always have much time between these events, so you might want to bring more than one outfit.
An Overview I & II
Simple Tunica, Stola, and Palla Patterns
Legio XX's Civilian Clothing
Another Simple Dress Pattern
Simple Tunic and Toga Patterns
Legio XX's Military Clothing
Officers of the Academy
Consules: Mitch and Graham
Censores: Liz and Blake
Praetores: Bryant and Elizabeth Ne
Aediles: Kathryn and Anshu
Tribunes: Kirby Ann and Will
Quaestores: Analise and Ben G