Wheelock’s Latin 7th Edition (The Wheelock’s Latin Series)

Wheelock's Latin 7th Edition (The Wheelock's Latin Series) Author Frederic M. Wheelock
ISBN-10 0061997226
ISBN-13 9780061997228
Year 2011-06-07
Pages 608
Language English
Publisher Collins Reference
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For nearly sixty years Wheelock s Latin has remained the optimus liber of beginning Latin textbooks When Professor Frederic M Wheelock s Latin first appeared in 1956 the reviews extolled its thoroughness organization and conciseness one reviewer predicted that the book might well become the standard text for introducing students to elementary Latin Now nearly six decades later that prediction has certainly proved accurate This new edition of Wheelock s Latin has all of the features many of them improved and expanded that have made it the bestselling single volume beginning Latin textbook 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings drawn from the works of Rome s major prose and verse writers Self tutorial exercises each with an answer key for independent study An extensive EnglishLatin LatinEnglish vocabulary section A rich selection of original Latin readingsunlike other Latin textbooks which contain primarily made up texts Etymological aids maps and dozens of images illustrating aspects of the classical culture and mythology presented in the chapter readings Also included are expanded notes on the literary passages comments on vocabulary and translation tips new comprehension and discussion questions and new authentic classical Latin readings including Roman graffiti in every chapter

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