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The Complete Latin Course - Second Edition by G.D.A. Sharpley

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The Complete Latin Course - Second Edition

by G.D.A. Sharpley

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.

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.

About the Author

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.

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Product Description

The Complete Latin Course - Second Edition

by G.D.A. Sharpley

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.

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.

About the Author

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.

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Additional Information
Language Latin
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits

Originally published as Essential Latin, this extensively revised and expanded second edition features:

  • Reading passages from Latin prose authors, including Cicero, Petronius, Pliny, Sallust, Suetonius and Tacitus, and from poets (Catullus, Horace, Juvenal, Martial, Ovid and Virgil) with guidance on reading aloud and meter.
  • A detailed step-by-step approach to Latin grammar, with engaging activities and exercises.
  • A companion website with a full answer key for exercises, translations, grammar reference tables for the USA, the UK, Europe and elsewhere, additional exercises, word lists and other supports: http://www.lingua.co.uk/latin/materials/complete-latin
ISBN 9780415596459
Publisher Routledge
Date of Publication 12 May 2014
Number of pages 408
Dimensions 24.1 x 17 x 1.8 cm
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