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Oxford Latin Course: Oxford Latin Reader

Maurice Balme and James Morwood

Price:  £32.00

ISBN: 978-0-19-521209-9
Publication date: 24/04/1997
Paperback: 256 pages
Dimensions: 255x195mm

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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.

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Table of Contents

1: The young Cicero
2: Consulship, exile and return
3: Governor of Cilicia
4: Civil war and death
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
1: Catullus and his friends
2: Catullus in love
3: The sequel

1: Aeneas arrives at Carthage
2: The love of Dido and Aeneas
3: The death of Dido
1: Hannibal prepares to invade Italy
2: Hannibal reaches the Alps
3: Hannibal crosses the Alps
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