Ancient Rome in So Many Words
by Christopher Francese
The word histories in this book use language as a window into the culture of ancient Rome. The hidden stories behind common Latin words illustrate interesting aspects of Roman life, while more rare terms shed light on noteworthy facets of this ancient culture.
Latin Language, Grammar of the
by Leonhard Schmitz
This timeless classic for the student of Latin examines such topics as orthography, noun declension, and verb conjugation. A special section on syntax and sentence structure helps to put the grammar in context. A unique feature of the book is its analysis of etymologies, particularly the Greek origins of many Latin words. The book primarily focuses on Classical Latin from the “Golden” period (100-14 B.C.), but other variations of the language are also addressed.
Latin, Fairy Tales in: Fabulae Mirabiles
by Victor Barocas, Susan Schearer & Brad Rhodes, for PRO SCIENTIA
Here is a collection of 12 familiar fairy tales, including “The Three Little Pigs (Tres Porcelli),” “Little Red Riding Hood (Lacernella Rubra),” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes (Novae Vestes Imperatoris),” all in Latin. This provides an engaging alternative to traditional Latin texts for translation and reading comprehension.
Latin-English/English-Latin Concise Dictionary
by Judith Lynn Sebesta