Posted in Latin IX, Latin VIII

Fourteen days before the kalends of March

To-day we practised our vocabulary on Quizlet and practised using exercise 508.

pensa:

  1. Finish at least part A of exercise 508 (in the class folder).
  2. Continue conducting research for and building your text adventure.

notāte: I shall be checking the progress of your adventure on Tuesday (21 Feb).  Be prepared!

Author:

The Arval Brethren were one of eldest of the many priestly colleges of the religion of the Ancient Roman state, tending to the cult of dea Dia, a nature-goddess, and of the ancestors so as to ensure a good harvest. During the reign of the emperor Augustus, the college was used as a tool of imperial unity and control. The term ‘arval’ comes from ‘arvum’, which means ‘a ploughed field’, and reflects their agricultural origin.

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