A Little Book of Latin Love Poetry: A Transitional Reader for Catullus, Horace, and Ovid

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Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers - Foreign Language Study - 138 pages
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Love Poetry Readings for Comprehension and Review This reader introduces intermediate Latin students to Catullus, Horace, and Ovid. It offers a transition to reading these authors by presenting slightly modified versions of poems before the students read the authentic Latin verse as review. Vocabulary, reading helps, grammar reviews with exercises, and discussion questions are included, as well as sections on metrics, poetic devices and a complete glossary.
 

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Contents

III
1
IV
3
V
35
VI
37
VII
61
VIII
63
IX
79
X
103
XI
127
XII
129
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John Breuker recently retired after teaching for forty-five years at the secondary and college/university levels. He spent the bulk of his career at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. He is the author of Study Notes for Vergil s Aeneid (Oxford, OH, 2000) and The Public and Private Aeneas: Observations on Complex Responsibility, in W. Anderson and L. Quartarone, eds., Approaches to Teaching Vergil s Aeneid (New York, 2002). A recipient of several awards and honors, Breuker has presented numerous papers on pedagogical and Vergilian topics at state, regional, and national professional meetings. In retirement he is teaching part-time, and remains passionate about making the classics live for young people. Mardah B. C. Weinfield has taught Latin at the secondary level for ten years. A 1999 recipient of the Illinois State Board of Education Those Who Excel Award, she has also presented papers on pedagogical and Roman topics at a variety of state professional conferences. Although her current focus is primarily on raising her young boys, Weinfield continues to mentor area teachers and to tutor students. Most recently, she has translated four children s books into Latin (Bolchazy-Carducci, 2002 2003).

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