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Oxford Latin Course: Part I: Student's Book

Maurice Balme and James Morwood

Price:  £22.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-912226-4
Publication date: 02/05/1996
Paperback: 160 pages
Dimensions: 255x195mm

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Description

This second edition of the Oxford Latin Course combines the best features of both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching from first stages to GCSE. Completely revised and restructured in the light of a nationwide survey of Classics teachers, it provides an exciting, stimulating approach to Latin based on the reading of original texts. Parts I-III are built around a narrative detailing the life of Horace, based closely on historical sources, which helps students to develop an understanding of the times of Cicero and Augustus.

Table of Contents

1: Scintilla and Horatia at home
Quintus
2: Argus steals the dinner
Women
3: Quintus helps his father
Slaves and freedom
4: At the fountain
The country town: Venusia
5: Market day
The Roman farmer - and market day
6: The school of Flavius
Education
7: Flavius' story: The siege of Troy
Homer and the Illiad - 1
8: The death of Hector
The Illiad - 2
9: The fall of Troy
Virgil and the Aeneid - 1

10: Polyphemus
The Aeneid - 2
11: The meeting of Dido and Aeneas
Dido, Queen of Carthage
12: Infelix Dido
From Aeneas to Romulus
13: Fabula tristis
The Olympian gods
14: Quintus milites spectat
Roman religion
15: Cincinnatus
From monarchy to republic
16: Cloeliae Virtus
Hannibal
Appendix: Ciceronis filius
Reference grammar
Latin-English vocabulary
English-Latin vocabulary
Index of grammar