Oxford Latin Course: Oxford Latin Reader

Paperback | April 1, 1997

byMaurice Balme, James Morwood

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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, stimulatingapproach 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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The Oxford Latin Reader contains extracts from Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Virgil, Livy and Ovid, with commentaries. Full teaching notes and translations of these texts are provided in the accompanying Teacher's Book.

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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, stimulatingapproach to Latin based on the reading of origina...

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The Oxford Latin Reader contains extracts from Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Virgil, Livy and Ovid, with commentaries. Full teaching notes and translations of these texts are provided in the accompanying Teacher's Book.

Maurice Balme is retired from the Harrow School. James Morwood, formerly Head of Classics at Harrow School in England, is now a Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford and Grocyn Lecturer for the Literae Humaniores Faculty.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10.04 × 7.68 × 0.55 inPublished:April 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195212096

ISBN - 13:9780195212099

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Table of Contents

Cicero1. The young Cicero2. Consulship, exile and return3. Governor of Cilicia4. Civil war and deathCaesar1. The first invasion of Britain2. The second invasion of Britain3. Revolt in Gaul 1: The ambush of Sabinus and Cotta4. Revolt in Gaul: 2: The siege of Cicero's campCatullus1. Catullus and his friends2. Catullus in love3. The sequelVirgil1. Aeneas arrives at Carthage2. The love of Dido and Aeneas3. The death of DidoLivy1. Hannibal prepares to invade Italy2. Hannibal reaches the Alps3. Hannibal crosses the AlpsOvid1. Ovid tells the story of his life2. Ovid the lover3. Ovid in exileAppendix 1: Select vocabularyAppendix 2: The metres of the poems of Catullus, Virgil and OvidGeneral vocabulary

From Our Editors

The Oxford Latin Reader contains extracts from Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Virgil, Livy and Ovid, with commentaries. Full teaching notes and translations of these texts are provided in the accompanying Teacher's Book.