Oxford Latin Reader / Edition 2

Oxford Latin Reader / Edition 2

by Maurice Balme, James Morwood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195212096

ISBN-13: 9780195212099

Pub. Date: 07/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Completely revised and restructured in light of a nationwide survey of high school and college instructors, and for the first time available in a special version for North American students, the Oxford Latin Course, Second Edition combines the best features of both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching, providing an exciting, stimulating introduction and

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Completely revised and restructured in light of a nationwide survey of high school and college instructors, and for the first time available in a special version for North American students, the Oxford Latin Course, Second Edition combines the best features of both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching, providing an exciting, stimulating introduction and approach to Latin based on the reading of original texts. The new part four is a reader consisting of extracts from Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Virgil, Livy, and Ovid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195212099
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Series:
Oxford Latin Course Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
636,165
Product dimensions:
10.13(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

Cicero
1. The young Cicero
2. Consulship, exile and return
3. Governor of Cilicia
4. Civil war and death
Caesar
1. The first invasion of Britain
2. The second invasion of Britain
3. Revolt in Gaul 1: The ambush of Sabinus and Cotta
4. Revolt in Gaul: 2: The siege of Cicero's camp
Catullus
1. Catullus and his friends
2. Catullus in love
3. The sequel
Virgil
1. Aeneas arrives at Carthage
2. The love of Dido and Aeneas
3. The death of Dido
Livy
1. Hannibal prepares to invade Italy
2. Hannibal reaches the Alps
3. Hannibal crosses the Alps
Ovid
1. Ovid tells the story of his life
2. Ovid the lover
3. Ovid in exile
Appendix 1: Select vocabulary
Appendix 2: The metres of the poems of Catullus, Virgil and Ovid
General vocabulary

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