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War With Hannibal

Author : Brian Beyer
ISBN : 9780300152067
Genre : Carthage (Extinct city)
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This edition of Book III of Eutropius's Breviarium ab urbe condita is designed to be a student's first encounter with authentic, unabridged Latin prose. Written in a simple and direct style, the Breviarium covers the period of Roman history that students find the most interesting--the Second Punic War fought against Carthage--and the original Latin text is supplemented with considerable learning support. Full annotations on every page, detailed commentary on grammar and syntax, and a glossary designed specifically for the text allow students to build both their confidence and their reading skills. The commentary in the back of the book is cross-referenced to the following commonly used textbooks: Wheelock's Latin, 6th Edition Latin: An Intensive Course by Moreland and Fleischer Ecce Romani II, 3rd Edition Latin for Americans, Level 2 Jenney's Second Year Latin Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar Macrons have been added to the entire text in accordance with the vowel quantities used in the Oxford Latin Dictionary. Additional resources include an unannotated version of the text for classroom use, supplementary passages in English from other ancient authors, and appendixes with a timeline of events and maps and battle plans. The text may be used in secondary schools and colleges as early as the first year of study. The copious translation help, notes, and cross-references also make it ideal for independent learners.

Legends Of Early Rome

Author : Brian Beyer
ISBN : 9780300165432
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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In this text for upper-beginner and intermediate students, Brian Beyer collects authentic Latin prose from Book I of Eutropius's Breviarium ab urbe condita, which covers Roman history from its foundation to the sack of Rome by the Gauls. Eutropius's easy style and accessible vocabulary make his Breviarium ideal for students transitioning from the simplified Latin of a first-year textbook. Bottom-of-the-page glosses, passages in English from the Roman historian Livy, a running commentary on grammar and syntax, historical notes, and compiled vocabulary allow students insight into the foundational myths of ancient Rome and the historical context of Eutropius's narrative.

Cornelius Nepos Life Of Hannibal

Author : Bret Mulligan
ISBN : 9781783741328
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Trebia. Trasimene. Cannae. With three stunning victories, Hannibal humbled Rome and nearly shattered its empire. Even today Hannibal's brilliant, if ultimately unsuccessful, campaign against Rome during the Second Punic War (218-202 BC) make him one of history's most celebrated military leaders. This biography by Cornelius Nepos (c. 100-27 BC) sketches Hannibal's life from the time he began traveling with his father's army as a young boy, through his sixteen-year invasion of Italy and his tumultuous political career in Carthage, to his perilous exile and eventual suicide in the East. As Rome completed its bloody transition from dysfunctional republic to stable monarchy, Nepos labored to complete an innovative and influential collection of concise biographies. Putting aside the detailed, chronological accounts of military campaigns and political machinations that characterized most writing about history, Nepos surveyed Roman and Greek history for distinguished men who excelled in a range of prestigious occupations. In the exploits and achievements of these illustrious men, Nepos hoped that his readers would find models for the honorable conduct of their own lives. Although most of Nepos' works have been lost, we are fortunate to have his biography of Hannibal. Nepos offers a surprisingly balanced portrayal of a man that most Roman authors vilified as the most monstrous foe that Rome had ever faced. Nepos' straightforward style and his preference for common vocabulary make Life of Hannibal accessible for those who are just beginning to read continuous Latin prose, while the historical interest of the subject make it compelling for readers of every ability.

Learn To Read Latin

Author : Andrew Keller
ISBN : 9780300194982
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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One of the most popular Latin texts on the market, "Learn to Read Latin "helps high school and college students acquire the skills to read and appreciate the great works of Latin literature. It not only presents basic Latin morphology and syntax with clear explanations and examples, but also offers direct access to original, unaltered Latin texts. As beginning students learn basic forms and grammar, they also gain familiarity with patterns of Latin word order and other features of style. This second edition--which now combines the first and second parts into a single textbook--improves upon an already strong foundation by streamlining grammatical explanations, increasing the number of syntax and morphology drills, and offering additional short and longer readings in Latin prose and poetry.

Cornelius Nepos Three Lives Alcibiades Dion Atticus

Author : R. Roebuck
ISBN : 0865162077
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book includes an introduction, original text, student notes, vocabulary, and illustrations to the reader-friendly prose of Nepos.

College Latin

Author : Peter L. Corrigan
ISBN : 9780300190922
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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By providing a much-needed grammar review, along with a variety of readings that will suit the tastes of many different teaching preferences, this textbook will help students make the transition from beginning Latin to the intermediate level. The book is filled with exercises and a balance of prose and verse readings organized around five topics. After using College Latin, students will be reacquainted with all the major Latin grammar and able to hold their own in the ?authors courses” that make up most intermediate Latin curriculums.

Selections From Caesars De Bello Gallico

Author : Andrew C. Aronson
ISBN : 080130976X
Genre : Education
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This fully annotated text of selections from Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars is designed for intermediate and advanced level students. The Latin passages are supported by facing vocabulary, helpful grammatical notes, and concise background information.

Writing Passion A Catullus Reader 1st Edition

Author : Ronnie Ancona
ISBN : 9780865164826
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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"Intended for use by students at the intermediate college level or the advanced high school level. The selections from Catullus are the required readings in Catullus for the Advanced Placement Latin Literature Examination given by the Educational Testing Service"--Pref.

Sulla

Author : Arthur Keaveney
ISBN : 9781134305872
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 62. 93 MB
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In this second edition of Arthur Keaveney's classic biography, a fresh generation of students, scholars and readers are introduced to one of the most pivotal figures in the outgoing Roman Empire. A definitive book in its field, this second edition is a must read. Completely rewritten and updated to include the further discoveries of the last two decades, it challenges traditional views of Sulla as a tyrant and harsh military dictator and instead delivers a compellingly complex portrait of a man obsessed with the belief that he was blessed with divine favour. Written by a leading authority on the classical world, this lively and entertaining book transports us through Sulla's rise from poverty and obscurity to his dictatorship of Rome, highlighting his dedication and achievements in better ordering the Republic before his decline a generation later.

College Caesar

Author : Julius Caesar
ISBN : 0984306579
Genre : Gaul
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In 35 short lessons, this book includes the Latin text for the following selections from Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War with all of the corresponding vocabulary and grammatical notes on the same or facing page: Book 1.1-7, Book 4.24-35, Book 5.24-48, and Book 6.13-20. This volume is an excellent value for intermediate and advanced-level Latin students who wish to read all of the passages in Caesar's Gallic War required as part of the high school Latin curriculum.

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