On July 16 - a Saturday - we will be putting on an abridged version of Plautus' Menaechmi - all in Latin. Auditions have been held, and the following is our cast for the play!
Menaechmi (Acts I-IV): Ben G.
Menaechmi Sosicles (Acts I-IV): Bryant
Menaechmi (Act V): Charlotte
Menaechmi Sosicles (Act V): Analise
Matrona: Elizabeth Ne.
Congratulations to the cast! Come see it on July 16. Thank you!
6/30/2016 01:44:29 pm
Will family be able to see the play on July 17th?
6/30/2016 02:46:15 pm
There will not be a separate performance on the 17th, but everyone is invited to the performance on the 16th and to a reception afterwards. Hope to see you there!
6/30/2016 10:02:43 pm
Congrats everyone! I hope you have as much fun doing this as I did!
7/1/2016 10:20:57 am
Congrats all!! Can't wait to see it!!
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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