By Gavin Betts, Daniel Franklin
Embody your Roman muse! As a learner of Latin, you must adventure the Roman international via studying its writers of their unique language. yet you can be not sure the place to start within the classical canon otherwise you could fear that your Latin abilities are inadequate to take on genuine texts. Requiring just a grounding within the fundamentals, starting Latin Poetry Reader enables you to discover the wealthy and various diversity of Latin verse, together with epics, comedies, satires, lyric poetry, or even graffiti! inside of you can find seventy choices from authors of the early Republic resembling Plautus and Terrance in addition to these of the Golden and Silver a long time corresponding to Vergil, Horace, Ovid, and Juvenal--all supported via invaluable footnotes and English translations. This ebook additionally incorporates a transparent evaluate of Latin syntax and the metrics of its verse, a word list of all Latin phrases present in the readings, and a time line displaying the ancient and literary context of every writer. Lose your self in: the glowing comedies of Plautus the intimate love poetry of Catullus the majestic hexameters of Vergil the dependent lyricism of Horace the subtle sensuality of Ovid the compelling satires of Juvenal the bristly epigrams of Martial
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