Ovid: A Legamus Transitional Reader Caroline Perkins

ISBN: 9780865166042

Published: April 1st 2008

Paperback

129 pages


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Ovid: A Legamus Transitional Reader  by  Caroline Perkins

Ovid: A Legamus Transitional Reader by Caroline Perkins
April 1st 2008 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 129 pages | ISBN: 9780865166042 | 7.22 Mb

This reader is designed for students moving from elementary or intermediate Latin into reading the authentic Latin of Ovid. It contains 202 lines of Latin selections from Ovids Metamorphoses: Apollo and Daphne, 1.463-473, 490-502, 548-567- PyramusMoreThis reader is designed for students moving from elementary or intermediate Latin into reading the authentic Latin of Ovid. It contains 202 lines of Latin selections from Ovids Metamorphoses: Apollo and Daphne, 1.463-473, 490-502, 548-567- Pyramus and Thisbe, 4.65-77, 93-104, 137-153- Daedalus and Icarus, 8.195-208, 220-235- Baucis and Philemon, 8.626-640, 705-720- Pygmalion, 10.243-269, 270-297.Introductory materials include an overview of the life and work of Ovid, bibliography, and a description of Ovidian meters.Latin selections are accompanied by pre-reading materials, grammatical exercises, vocabulary notes, notes to assist reading comprehension, and other reading aids.

Appendices on grammar and fi gures of speech, and a pull-out vocabulary of frequently appearing words round out the books innovative features.Features:Pre-reading materials discuss underlying cultural and literary conceptsShort explanations of grammatical and syntactical usage, with exercisesFirst version of the Latin text with transitional aids: implied words in parentheses, difficult noun-adjective pairings in diff erent fonts, words re-ordered to facilitate comprehensionComplete vocabulary and grammatical notes on facing pagesPost-reading materials encourage appreciation of Catullus style and reflection on what has been readSecond version of Latin text without transitional aids, but with notesPull-out vocabulary of Latin words not annotatedCaroline Perkins is professor and chair of the department of Classics at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.Denise Davis-Henry has taught Latin at Bishop Watterson High School since 1986.



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