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    (Original post by TelephoneBox)
    So just out of interest, what's everyone doing for A403 and A404?

    I'm doing Apuleius and the Thessaly story + Pliny for A403, and Aeneid 12 for A404. I absolutely love the Aeneid, but sometimes it can be really annoying!
    Verse, I'm doing the shield of Aeneas, Horace Satires and Perseus
    Prose, I'm doing Livy, Suetonius and Pliny.
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    (Original post by legolas97)
    Hey, I was wondering if anyone is doing the verse paper with the shield of Aeneas? My teacher went on maternity leave and we never did a translation or got any notes :/ If anyone does have anything to hand, it would really help Thanks x
    The shield? Are you doing book 12?


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    (Original post by TelephoneBox)
    So just out of interest, what's everyone doing for A403 and A404?

    I'm doing Apuleius and the Thessaly story + Pliny for A403, and Aeneid 12 for A404. I absolutely love the Aeneid, but sometimes it can be really annoying!
    same i love the Aeneid but i prefere sagae thessalae though
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    (Original post by NDM.)
    The shield? Are you doing book 12?
    "Shield of Aeneas" is a couple of extracts from book 8 - it's studied alongside the other shorter verse extracts. There's twenty lines or so from when Venus gives him the armour, and then a big chunk of the ecphrasis at the end of the book.
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    Prose - Sagae Thessalae and Pliny
    Verse - Aenead XII
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    Seems like a lot of people are doing the Aeneid 12 then but quite split on the prose set text
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    (Original post by ZeniB)
    I'm doing that! I've attach a crib sheet. I could probably find you some past papers, as well, if you'd like? Good luck with the exam!
    Thank you so much; I was really struggling to translate it all by myself! Good luck to you as well! xx
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    (Original post by NDM.)
    The shield? Are you doing book 12?


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    book 8
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    I'm doing Pliny, Livy & Suetonius for A403 and book 12 of the Aeneid for A404. I think the Pliny, Livy & Suetonius will be alright but I'm struggling with the Aeneid
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    (Original post by Chantilly98)
    I'm doing Pliny, Livy & Suetonius for A403 and book 12 of the Aeneid for A404. I think the Pliny, Livy & Suetonius will be alright but I'm struggling with the Aeneid
    Anything in particular you don't get about the Aeneid? I'm not an expert but I can try my best, unless it's just a matter of learning it!

    A402 tomorrow guys. How we all feeling about it? I'm quite stress-free atm actually which makes a change but let's see how it goes. In the A401 I looked at the derivative question and then went back, but it took me 5 minutes to realise that I was trying to answer Passage C instead of Passage A! Let's not do that this time... :P
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    (Original post by TelephoneBox)
    Anything in particular you don't get about the Aeneid? I'm not an expert but I can try my best, unless it's just a matter of learning it!
    Thanks but it's really just a matter of learning it At least it's not for a couple of weeks
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    (Original post by Chantilly98)
    Thanks but it's really just a matter of learning it At least it's not for a couple of weeks
    Yeah exactly

    I recently learnt it for a mock but it's all a bit vague now, so over this week I am going to read through A403 in a bit more detail, vaguely learning A404. Then it'll alternate next week That's the plan... won't happen though
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    did it last year and boomed 100ums f##k bit#he#s get money
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    (Original post by harrydry)
    did it last year and boomed 100ums f##k bit#he#s get money
    How does the UMS work? Like what was your raw score to get 100UMS?
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    How did everyone find A402?
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    I didn't find it absolutey awful, some bits were hard though... you??
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    My mind literally forgot what an ablative absolute was until the very end, Yahh :/
    I also translated iaceo as lie instead of throw...
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    I think there was some confusing grammar in the translation and I put in the first question hat he was the farther of a famous son , but I think it was meant to be the other way round...
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    (Original post by alexgr97)
    How does the UMS work? Like what was your raw score to get 100UMS?
    Raw marks on paper 1 for an a* last year were 53/60
    For paper 2 a star raw was 50/60
    paper 3 43/50
    paper 4 41/50
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    The grade boundaries are so high
 
 
 
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