A Latin Reader for Colleges / Edition 1

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Overview

Selections from Aulus Gellius' Attic Nights, The Lives of Nepos, Phaedrus' Fables in verse, and some Caesar are carefully aimed to interest and challenge, but not overtax, the college student who is not yet ready for complicated readings in Latin.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226476018
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1989
  • Series: Midway Reprint Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 271
  • Sales rank: 825,114
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.56 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

I. AULDS GELLIUS
II. CORNELIUS NEPOS
III. JULIUS CAESAR
IV. PHAEDRUS
V. THE ROMAN NAME
VI. METHODS OF STUDY

SELECTIONS FOR READING

I. AULUS GELLIUS

1. Fabricius and the Samnite Gold
2. Hannibal's Jest
3. The Death of Milo
4. A Hoax: The Story of Papirius Praetextatus
5. The Result of the Hoax
6. Virgil and His Poems
7. Menander and Philemon
8. Socrates and His Wife
9. Socrates' Powers of Concentration; His Temperance
10. Alexander and Bucephalas
11. Alcibiades and the Pipes
12. Tarquin and the Sibylline Books
13. Scipio Africanus Impeached
14. Scipio Africanus: Another Impeachment
15. Scipio Africanus and the Gods
16. Strange Legal Ethics
17. Favorinus on Obsolete Language
18. Torquatus and the Gaul: The Challenge
19. Torquatus and the Gaul: The Battle
20. Valerius Corvinus: The Origin of His Name
21. Pyrrhus and Fabricius
22. Androclus and the Lion: Scene in the Circus
23. Androclus and the Lion: The Slave's Story
24. Androclus and the Lion: The Slave's Story (Coned.)
25. The Actor Polus
26. Demosthenes and the Milesians
27. Cicero's House on the Palatine
28. Fires at Rome: A Remedy
29. Arion and the Dolphin: The Robbery
30. Arion and the Dolphin: The Rescue
31. Mithridates
32. Protagoras and His Pupil
33. Roman Respect for an Oath
34. Sertorius and the Doe
35. Sertorius and the Doe (Coned.)
36. Aesop's Fable of the Lark and the Reapers
37. The Lark and the Reapers (Coned.)
38. The Lark and the Reapers (Concld.)
39. Metellus on Marriage
40. The Pythagorean Curriculum
41. Roman Military Discipline
42. Epitaphs of Three Roman Poets
43. Deaths Caused by Overwhelming Joy
44. Fabricius and Rufinus
45. An Ancient Filibuster
46. Protagoras and Democritus
47. How Croesus' Son Found His Voice
48. A Devoted Pupil of Socrates
49. Ancient Public Libraries
50. Alexander and Aristotle

II. CORNELIUS NEPOS

51. Themistocles and the Walls of Athens
52. The Ostracism of Aristides
53. Lysander's Self-Accusation
54. Epaminondas of Thebes
55. Hannibal's Oath
56. Hannibal and the Cretans
57. Hannibal's Death

III. JULIUS CAESAR

58. Caesar on the Gauls and the Germans
59. Caesar and Ariovistus

IV. PHAEDRUS

60. The Wolf and the Lamb
61. King Log and King Serpent
62. The Jackdaw and the Peacock
63. The Dog and His Reflection
64. The Lion's Share
65. The Frogs and the Sun
66. The Fox and the Tragic Mask
67. The Wolf and the Crane
68. The Sparrow and the Hare
69. The Wolf, the Fox, and the Ape
70. The Donkey and the Lion
71. The Stag at the Fountain
72. The Fox and the Crow
73. The Donkey and His Master
74. The Sheep, the Stag, and the Wolf
75. The Aged Lion and the Donkey
76. The Weasel and the Man
77. The Frog and the Ox
78. The Dog and the Crocodile
79. The Frog and the Bulls
80. The Kite and the Doves
81. The Eagle, the Cat, and the Sow
82. The Two Mules and the Robbers
83. The Stag and the Oxen
84. The Wolf and the Dog
85. Sister and Brother
86. The Fox and the Grapes
87. The Horse and the Boar
88. The Fox and the Goat
89. The Two Pouches

NOTES
GRAMMATICAL OUTLINE
INDEX TO NOTES ON MINOR POINTS OF GRAMMAR
INDEX TO PROPER NAMES IN TEXT
SUPPLEMENTARY INDEX TO IMPORTANT NOTES
TABLE OF CORRESPONDENCES BETWEEN THE SELECTIONS
AND THE COMPLETE WORKS OF THE AUTHORS
VOCABULARY

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