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War with Hannibal : authentic Latin prose for the beginning student /
[annotated by] Brian Beyer.
imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.
description
xx, 102 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0300139187 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780300139181 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.
isbn
0300139187 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780300139181 (pbk. : alk. paper)
language note
Unabridged Latin text of Book III of Eutropius's Breviarium ab urbe condita; notes and commentary in English.
catalogue key
6852549
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [95]-96) and index.
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"Eutropius writes in good, standard classical Latin ... [His style] challenges the emerging Latin students without annihilating their confidence. . . . Beyer supplements the readings with generous notes, which deftly point out the way."-Dale Grote, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, from the preface
"Eutropius writes in good, standard classical Latin ... [His style] challenges the emerging Latin students without annihilating their confidence. . . . Beyer supplements the readings with generous notes, which deftly point out the way."�Dale Grote, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, from the preface
"Eutropius writes in good, standard classical Latin ... [His style] challenges the emerging Latin students without annihilating their confidence. . . . Beyer supplements the readings with generous notes, which deftly point out the way."Dale Grote, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, from the preface
"Exceedingly accurate, clearly presented, and annotated with just the right amount of help . . . it answers better than any other text I''ve seen the perennial problem of how to do the transition from learning the basics of Latin to actually reading Latin texts."-Denis Feeney, Princeton University
"Exceedingly accurate, clearly presented, and annotated with just the right amount of help . . . it answers better than any other text I''ve seen the perennial problem of how to do the transition from learning the basics of Latin to actually reading Latin texts."Denis Feeney, Princeton University
�Exceedingly accurate, clearly presented, and annotated with just the right amount of help . . . it answers better than any other text I''ve seen the perennial problem of how to do the transition from learning the basics of Latin to actually reading Latin texts.��Denis Feeney, Princeton University
"To the best of my knowledge, this is the only easy reader (suitable for a beginning to intermediate level Latin student) that presents a sustained story in authentic, unabridged Latin."-Margaret Brucia, Temple University, Rome Campus
"To the best of my knowledge, this is the only easy reader (suitable for a beginning to intermediate level Latin student) that presents a sustained story in authentic, unabridged Latin."Margaret Brucia, Temple University, Rome Campus
�To the best of my knowledge, this is the only easy reader (suitable for a beginning to intermediate level Latin student) that presents a sustained story in authentic, unabridged Latin.��Margaret Brucia, Temple University, Rome Campus
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'War With Hannibal' presents authentic, unabridged Latin prose for beginning and intwermediate Latin students in secondary schools and colleges. The text is designed to help students make the transition from the simplified Latin of a first-year textbook to the complex prose of the second-year curriculum.
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Main Description
This edition of Book III of Eutropius'sBreviarium ab urbe conditais designed to be a student's first encounter with authentic, unabridged Latin prose. Written in a simple and direct style, theBreviariumcovers the period of Roman history that students find the most interestingthe Second Punic War fought against Carthageand the original Latin text is supplemented with considerable learning support. Full annotations on every page, detailed commentary on grammar and syntax, and a glossary designed specifically for the text allow students to build both their confidence and their reading skills. The commentary in the back of the book is cross-referenced to the following commonly used textbooks: Wheelock's Latin , 6th Edition Latin: An Intensive Courseby Moreland and Fleischer Ecce Romani II,3rd Edition Latin for Americans , Level 2 Jenney's Second Year Latin Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar Macrons have been added to the entire text in accordance with the vowel quantities used in the Oxford Latin Dictionary. Additional resources include an unannotated version of the text for classroom use, supplementary passages in English from other ancient authors, and appendixes with a timeline of events and maps and battle plans. The text may be used in secondary schools and colleges as early as the first year of study. The copious translation help, notes, and cross-references also make it ideal for independent learners.
Main Description
This edition of Book III of Eutropius's Breviarium ab urbe condita is designed to be a student's first encounter with authentic, unabridged Latin prose. Written in a simple and direct style, the Breviarium covers the period of Roman history that students find the most interesting--the Second Punic War fought against Carthage--and the original Latin text is supplemented with considerable learning support. Full annotations on every page, detailed commentary on grammar and syntax, and a glossary designed specifically for the text allow students to build both their confidence and their reading skills. The commentary in the back of the book is cross-referenced to the following commonly used textbooks: Wheelock's Latin ,6th Edition Latin: An Intensive Course by Moreland and Fleischer Ecce Romani II, 3rd Edition Latin for Americans ,Level 2 Jenney's Second Year Latin Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar Macrons have been added to the entire text in accordance with the vowel quantities used in the Oxford Latin Dictionary. Additional resources include an unannotated version of the text for classroom use, supplementary passages in English from other ancient authors, and appendixes with a timeline of events and maps and battle plans. The text may be used in secondary schools and colleges as early as the first year of study. The copious translation help, notes, and cross-references also make it ideal for independent learners.
Main Description
This edition of Book III of Eutropius's Breviarium ab urbe condita presents authentic, unabridged Latin prose for beginning and intermediate Latin students in secondary schools and colleges. It is designed to help students make the transition from the simplified Latin of a first-year textbook to the complex prose of the second-year curriculum. Several tools help students explore this engaging account of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, including: basic glosses on each page, a commentary section with more in-depth translation help, detailed explanations of grammar and syntax, a glossary specifically designed for the text, informational appendixes, including a timeline and maps and battle plans. Macrons (long marks) have been added to the entire text in accordance with the vowel quantities used in theOxford Latin Dictionary, and the Latin text is supplemented by passages in English from other ancient authors. The primary text in its bare form is also provided for use in the classroom.
Main Description
This edition of Book III of Eutropius'sBreviarium ab urbe conditapresents authentic, unabridged Latin prose for beginning and intermediate Latin students in secondary schools and colleges. It is designed to help students make the transition from the simplified Latin of a first-year textbook to the complex prose of the second-year curriculum. Several tools help students explore this engaging account of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, including: basic glosses on each page, a commentary section with more in-depth translation help, detailed explanations of grammar and syntax, a glossary specifically designed for the text, informational appendixes, including a timeline and maps and battle plans. Macrons (long marks) have been added to the entire text in accordance with the vowel quantities used in theOxford Latin Dictionary, and the Latin text is supplemented by passages in English from other ancient authors. The primary text in its bare form is also provided for use in the classroom.
Main Description
This edition of Book III of Eutropius'sBreviarium ab urbe conditapresents authentic, unabridged Latin prose for beginning and intermediate Latin students in secondary schools and colleges. It is designed to help students make the transition from the simplified Latin of a first-year textbook to the complex prose of the second-year curriculum. Several tools help students explore this engaging account of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, including: basic glosses on each page,a commentary section with more in-depth translation help, detailed explanations of grammar and syntax, a glossary specifically designed for the text, informational appendixes, including a timeline and maps and battle plans.Macrons (long marks) have been added to the entire text in accordance with the vowel quantities used in theOxford Latin Dictionary, and the Latin text is supplemented by passages in English from other ancient authors. The primary text in its bare form is also provided for use in the classroom.

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