Posted in Latin IX, Latin VIII

Six days before the nones of March

To-day was, pure and simple, time to work on your text adventure.  Your homework is to continue conducting research for and working on the said adventure.  Many of your games are a bit slim when it comes to facts and information, so I strongly encourage you to focus on your research over the week-end.

Posted in Latin IX, Latin VIII

Citational exemplar

There are many things to take into consideration during nocturnal navigation.  The dangers are manifold and, as Foghorn writes, “it is always a victory to see the dawn” (154).  Not only are there many dangerous sea animals (Mountebank, When jellyfishes 6), but the forces of nature “are such as to imperil even the seasoned sailor” (Sloop 54).


Foghorn, Henry.  Sailing at night: a practical guide.  Cardiff: Bluestone, 1992.
Mountebank, Willow.  ‘Minor nocturnal algaes of the Pacific Northwest.’  Journal of Marine Life.  Volume 18, issue 3, August 2010.  112-185.
Mountebank, Willow.  When jellyfishes attack.  London: Norgate, 2004.
Sloop, William, and Richard Clipper.  ‘Withstanding the elements.’  Life of the modern sailor.  ed. Georgiana Frigateson.  Chicago: Foundry House, 1978.  54-79.

Sailing at night (Henry Foghorn)

This is a general guide to help you compose your bibliography.  Remember that the purpose of a bibliography is to help other scholars track down your sources.  The basic pattern is as follows.
Surname, First Name.  ‘Article Title.’  Volume Title.  ed. Editor’s Name.  City: Publisher, YYYY.*  Pages-pages.
*The publishing data is replaced with the edition and issue information if it is a journal or other periodical, or the time of the latest edit for a website.  Also, the publisher’s name is always abbreviated: omit words like Publishers, Books and Press from your bibliography.