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Learn Latin from the Romans

A Complete Introductory Course Using Textbooks from the Roman Empire

Eleanor Dickey, University of Reading

Description

Learn Latin from the Romans is the only introductory Latin textbook to feature texts written by ancient Romans for Latin learners. These texts, the 'colloquia', consist of dialogues and narratives about daily life similar to those found in modern-language textbooks today, introducing learners to Roman culture as well as to Latin in an engaging, accessible, and enjoyable way. Students and instructors will find everything they need in one complete volume, including clear explanations of grammatical concepts and how Latin works,…

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Key features

  • Passages are taken from leading literary writers like Cicero, Catullus and Virgil, and from inscriptions and graffiti, as well as the 'colloquia'
  • Grammatical terminology is introduced from the start, allowing students to gain confidence immediately
  • All noun and adjective paradigms are given in both the British order and the American order
  • Includes over 5,000 short practice sentences and over 150 longer passages for continuous reading practice

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316493182
  • Subjects Classical Languages,Classical Studies
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 28 June 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107140844
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.21g
    • Contains: 1 b/w illus. 123 tables
    • Page extent: 526 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 28 June 2018
    • ISBN: 9781316506196
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.06g
    • Contains: 1 b/w illus. 123 tables
    • Page extent: 526 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 21 June 2018
    • ISBN: 9781316493182

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