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The Complete Latin Course is a comprehensive introduction to Latin for students and armchair enthusiasts alike. This modern, user-friendly text offers a series of fascinating glimpses into the world of ancient Rome, and sets you up to read Virgil, Cicero, Juvenal, Tacitus and many other authors in the original Latin.
The story of Rome is told by the ancient authors themselves. Authentic texts help to guide the student through the mechanics of Latin, whilst giving insights into the history of Rome, her culture and society, her gods, her games, her power struggles and the eventual fall of empire.
Originally published as Essential Latin, this extensively revised and expanded second edition features:
Ideal for classroom use or independent study, The Complete Latin Course will prove an invaluable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students, adult learners and anyone interested in comprehensively developing their knowledge of Latin.
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G.D.A. Sharpley taught all levels of Latin at the University of Bristol for over twenty years. He is a director of Lingua, the UK language-training organisation, where he is responsible for the development of learning materials in several modern languages as well as Latin, and he manages the Latin Qvarter which runs courses and creates texts, recordings and short films for students of Latin.
Praise for the First Edition
‘Latin passages are judiciously gleaned from the canon of Latin literature.’ The Classical Review
Praise for the Second Edition
‘A joy to read...most engaging. I especially enjoy the artistic interweaving of culture, myth, history and literature. Complete Latin is a good tool for hooking students on the classical world with its people and their problems, its language and traditions. The writer moves the text along the learning curve with such speed that he dispels any sense of boredom or drudgery... In sum, this text is based on sound and proven methodology and pedagogical principles. It may well usher in a new and happier era of classical studies.’ Pauline Nugent, Missouri State University, USA
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Book Description Routledge, 2014. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 2nd blg edition. 392 pages. 10.00x7.25x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0415603897