9780199862979

Oxford Latin Course, College Edition Readings and Vocabulary

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199862979

  • ISBN10:

    0199862974

  • Edition: Bilingual
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/10/2012
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Adapted to better meet the needs of American college students,The Oxford Latin Course,College Edition, retains its trademark reading-based approach, but does so now in two companion volumes--Readings and VocabularyandGrammar, Exercises, Context--that cover all of the topics essential to a first-year Latin course. OTHER NEW FEATURES: *Streamlined organizationthat focuses more closely on the life of the Roman poet Horace *Additional and more robust grammar explanations *Revised cartoons--completely redrawn for a college audience--that illustrate grammar points and provide students with "visual vignettes" *A Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/morwoodcontaining grammar and syntax drills, flashcards for vocabulary review, phonetic pronunciations, and instructional materials

Author Biography


Maurice Balme is the former Head of Classics at Harrow. He is the coauthor of Athenaze, the #1 book in the US for first-year courses in Greek, and the author of many other books.

James Morwood has been a Lecturer of Classics at Wadham College, Oxford, since 1996. Before that, he taught Classics for 30 years at Harrow.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Scintilla in casa laborat
Quintus
Quintus Flaccum iuuat
Women
Nundinae
Nundinae and Farming
Ludus Flaui
Education
Flauius fabulam narrat
The Iliad
Graeci Troiam capiunt
Virgil's Aeneid
Polyphemus
Homer and Virgil
Aeneas in Africa
Infelix Dido
Comitia
Elections
Quintus Romam aduenit
Rome
Ludus Orbili
Greece and Rome
Marcus Quintum domum suam inuitat
Cicero
Caesaris triumphi
The Roman Triumph
Idus Martiae
The End of the Republic
Caesaris funus
Athenis
Stoic and Epicurean
Brutus Athenas aduenit
Horatius Delphos uisit
Delphi
Horatius militat
The Roman Army
Philippi
Ablative absolute
Brutus and Cassius
Horatius ad Italiam redit
The Confiscations
Horatius Romam redit
Latin Poetry
Horatius carmina scribit
Books
Horatius Maecenati commendatur
Horatius iter Brundisium facit
Travel
Maecenas poetas fouet
Vixi puellis
Horatius rusticus fit
Patrons and Clients
Augustus
Cleopatra
Horatius amicus fitprincipis
Some Glimpses of Augustus
Indomita mors
Death
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