A superb new reader that presents materials for all levels of proficiency and experience, including elementary readings, appropriate for students' first steps in Latin. It presents stories for a range of abilities, in excellent Latin, providing an opportunity to understand and enjoy meaningful Latin from the students' first classes. Flexible and creative, "Lectiones" is the perfect accompaniment to any Latin course.
Recounting tales of the heroes and history of Ancient Rome in simple Latin, this book is a fun and stimulating way to reinforce elementary lessons in Roman history, grammar and vocabulary.
Rose Williams has a lifetime's experience of teaching, and has applied her dedication and knowledge to an excellent and enormously useful reader.
Readings cover such topics and stories as: the birth and growth of the city of Rome, the wars with Rome's various enemies, the emperors, and the eventual decline of the Empire. Each is accompanied by a Latin motto or maxim, such as "persona non grata", "carpe diem", etc., highlighting the presence of Latin in our everyday language.