OMG Academy starts next weekend! I hope you're ready for an awesome three weeks - I know I'm counting down the days until driving to Ashland!
By the end of our three weeks, we will have had many fun events, wacky adventures, and inside jokes. (BTW how about that future perfect there?) And we don't want our Academy to suffer the same fate as books 46-142 of Livy's Histories, so we have to make sure we preserve all the memories we can!
Introducing.... the Memoranda DVD!
Throughout Academy, we'll be taking pictures and videos of everything that happens - from classes to meals to dorms to field trips - and organizing them into a slideshow. We will add some captions and write some narration in Latin, ... and throw in some memes, perhaps? We will also record the final performance of the play. All of this will be collected onto a DVD for everyone to watch when we return home. After all - Academia memoranda est. Academy must be remembered!
Do you have a camera with an SD card? Bring it with you and help record our experiences!
Don't have a camera, but love taking pictures? We've got some cameras you can use!
Do you like using iMovie or WeVid, or writing in Latin? Join the Memoranda team!
-- Magister Jefferson
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This blog will document the MMXVIII session of the Virginia Governor's Latin Academy. After elections are held, the aediles will be responsible for its upkeep.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgOffice Phone: (804) 496-1589
c/o Governor's Latin Academy
P.O. Box 5005
Ashland, VA 23005
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. Athenaze, Book I
b. From Alpha to Omega
c. Alpha is for Anthropos
d. 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