Essential Latin: The Language and Life of Ancient Rome (BOK)

G. D. A. Sharpley

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This is the ideal introduction, or re-introduction, to the world of ancient Rome for students and armchair enthusiasts alike. With a modern, user-friendly approach, the author presents a comprehensive survey of the language, life, history and customs of a culture that continues to influence our own. Through a variety of authentic texts, the student is guided through the mechanics of Latin, whilst gaining an insight into the glory that was Rome, its power struggles and the eventual fall of the empire. The writings of Virgil, Cicero, Juvenal and many others appear in the original Latin with accompanying translations. Further features include: * exercises with full answer key * notes on the authors * summary of dates and events * grammar glossary and tables An accompanying 1x60 minute cassette is also available, featuring texts in Latin from the book.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1999 Forfatter G. D. A. Sharpley
Forlag
ROUTLEDGE
ISBN 9780415213202
Antall sider 232 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,6cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 476 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form European history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Social & cultural history, Cultural studies, Literary essays, Language teaching & learning (other than ELT), Historical & comparative linguistics, Grammar, syntax & morphology