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Essential Latin

By G.D.A. Sharpley

Routledge – 1999 – 232 pages

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  • Add to CartPaperback: $46.95
    978-0-415-21320-2
    October 28th 1999
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    978-0-415-21319-6
    October 28th 1999
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    978-0-415-22270-9
    December 16th 1999

Description

This is the ideal introduction, or re-introduction, to the world of ancient Rome for students and armchair enthusiasts alike. With a modern, user-friendly approach, the author presents a comprehensive survey of the language, life, history and customs of a culture that continues to influence our own.

Through a variety of authentic texts, the student is guided through the mechanics of Latin, whilst gaining an insight into the glory that was Rome, its power struggles and the eventual fall of the empire. The writings of Virgil, Cicero, Juvenal and many others appear in the original Latin with accompanying translations. Further features include:

* exercises with full answer key

* notes on the authors

* summary of dates and events

* grammar glossary and tables

An accompanying 1x60 minute cassette is also available, featuring texts in Latin from the book.

Name: Essential Latin (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By G.D.A. Sharpley. This is the ideal introduction, or re-introduction, to the world of ancient Rome for students and armchair enthusiasts alike. With a modern, user-friendly approach, the author presents a comprehensive survey of the language, life, history and customs of...
Categories: Latin, General Language Reference, Classical Language & Literature, Latin Literature