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This page is devoted to the various extra assignments scheduled throughout the term (i.e. not in our Aeneid readings). Be sure to note the due date of each assignment. Unexcused late work will not be accepted.

1) Hexameter 1 (24 September)

This assignment asks you to scan a sample of hexameter poetry in English and to compose a few English hexameters of your own.

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2) Hexameter 2 (6 October)

This assignment asks you to scan basic Vergilian hexameters from Aeneid book 1.

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3) Hexameter 3 (20 October)

This assignment asks you to scan more basic Vergilian hexameters from Aeneid book 1.

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4) Hexameter 4 (10 November)

This assignment asks you to scan advanced Vergilian hexameters from Aeneid book 1.

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5) Recitation (Multiple due dates)

This assignment asks you to scan memorize and recite a 12-15 line passage from the Aeneid.

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6) Colloquium (Multiple due dates)

In this assignment you will research, discuss, and summarize a topic of relevance to the Aeneid.

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7) Hexameter 5 (22 November)

This assignment asks you to scan advanced Vergilian hexameters from Aeneid book 1.

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