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From the Latin Teaching Materials Site at Saint Louis University

  

  

A classic study of Latin expressions.

  

Essays, Projects, Class Texts, and the Promotion of Latin

Easy on the Odes: A Latin Phrase-Book for the Odes of Horace
Hard copy (paperback) is available for purchase at this link. It includes an introduction, the phrase-book, a clean classroom text of the Odes, and a listing of all the adjectives used in the Odes.

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A Latin Text of Horace's Odes for Classroom Use

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Adjectives in Horace's Odes: A Comprehensive Alphabetical List

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"Upgrading Latin Pedagogy" : article published in Electronic Antiquity

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Some Leading Benefits of Latin (and Classical) Studies

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The Liveliness of Latin

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Summary of Devices Proposed for Accelerating Latin Comprehension

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Example of Syntactical Thesaurus

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Introductory Note for Acceleration Readers (the theory in a nutshell)

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GRASP Method for Promoting the Acquisition of Latin

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GRASP Explanation Handout

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Tentative preface for a series of GRASP texts

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A more extended sample of GRASP:
Cicero's Tusculan Disputations I.i.1 to I.i.8

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Latin Conversation and Phrase Practice

Particularly Good Latin, from a work by Thomas Dyche (1713), modernized and streamlined [Barnes and NobleAmazon].

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Colloquies of Maturinus Corderius (ob. 1564), Book Two, adapted and extensively annotated by Arcadius Avellanus (1904) [Barnes and Noble].

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Praxis Grammatica (Harmar, 1623)

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Recommended for the "deep-processing" of the language:

       


  

History of Latin Pedagogy

Ratio Studiorum (Selections, 1599)

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Introductory Epistle to Methodi Practicae Specimen (Wase, 1660)

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"Are the Classics to Go?" (Postgate, 1902)

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The Method of Teaching in Practice (Schwickerath, 1903)

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Latin, Classical Humanistic Studies, and Other

The Olympianization of Greece: The Making of the Greek Miracle  A reading of the cultural and psychological dynamics of ancient Greek civilization.

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As It Is Written: The Nature, Purpose, and Meaning of the Gospel of Mark  A scholarly monograph (1985, re-issued 2011) concerning the question: What is the purpose of Mark's Gospel?  [Amazon; Barnes and Noble]

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The Origins of the Written Gospel in the Activity of Jesus of Nazareth  A short note proposing a distinctive theory about the origins of the gospel form.  [OFFSITE LINK]

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Re-Envisioning Classics As a Liberal Art (Pavur, 2011) [OFFSITE LINK - PDF]

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Nietzsche Humanist (Pavur, 2d ed., 2011) [Amazon; Barnes and Noble]

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Classical Humanism Has Everything to Do with Justice (Pavur, 2009) [OFFSITE LINK]

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Easy on the Odes: Introduction and Draft Sample (October 13, 2012) [OFFSITE LINK]

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Timeline of Roman History (Sandys, 1921)

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Restoring Cultural History: Beyond Gombrich (Pavur, 1991)

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Latin Translation and Composition

Cebes' Tablet (Odaxius, 1498)

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Longinus, On the Sublime (Zacharias Pearce, 1724-1762)

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The Hippocratic Oath in Three Latin Versions (1380, 1595, 1771) [OFFSITE LINK]

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The Hippocratic Oath in Latin. (Albrecht Haller, 1771) [OFFSITE LINK]

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Alexander Pope's Essay on Man (Johann Joachim Gottlob am Ende, 1762) [OFFSITE LINK]

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Alexander Pope's Essay on Man (Giovanni Costa, 1775) [OFFSITE LINK]

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Beowulf (Grímur Jónsson Thorkelin, 1815)

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Index (Schulz) [Barnes and Noble]

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Socrates' Apology by Plato (Astius, 1825)

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Plutarch's Life of Cicero (Doehner, 1846-1847)

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Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (Denison, 1869) [Amazon; Barnes and Noble]

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Preface from the new bilingual edition of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (Pavur, 2013)

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The Analects of Confucius (Zottoli, 1879)

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Shakespeare's Sonnets in Latin (Barton, 1913) [Bilingual edition for ereaders: Amazon; Barnes and Noble]

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Hamlet's Soliloquy (III.i) in Latin (Pavur, 2014)

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The Star-Spangled Banner, Stanza 1 (Pavur; Geyser)

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The Pledge of Allegiance in Latin (Pavur)

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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (Kleist)

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Diploma Latin: Degree Titles

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Language-Learning Software

Reading Acceleration Machine: A Tachistoscopic Aid
for Language-Mastery (freeware for Windows)

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Charles E. Bennett's New Latin Composition Exercises (pp. 247-260)
  A BASIC program by Johannes Patruus (download or open)

Program File

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