Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes: A Companion to Wheelock's Latin and Other Introductory Textbooks

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Harper Collins, Apr 27, 2010 - Foreign Language Study - 336 pages
From one of the country’s leading Latinists, this all new reader is the perfect complement to any Latin program, and the first collection of entirely authentic, unadapted classical Latin texts that beginning students, from the very first day of their introduction to Latin, can read, enjoy, and profit from.
 

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Contents

Introdvctio
The ABCs of Latin Love and Living Well
Grave Goods Gomora and Sage Moral Guidance
Lovers a Laureate and the Labyrinth
The Glory of Profit a Gladiator to Sigh for and a Girl Youd Not Want to Kiss
Wouldbe Mayors a MinorLeaguer and a Rebel without a Clue
Mad Dogs Bad Politicians and More Wisdom of the Ancients
All Hail to Sulla Soothsayers and the Sound of Mind and Body
Love and Loathing Electioneering and the Hostile Advance of Death
Looking for Love Seizing the Day and Wearing Your Hat in the
Men Who Deceive the Heedless Dead and Doctors in Novel Positions
An Exemplary Patron an Imperial Parrot and Pompeian Guys and Gals Hanging
Doomed Mayors Magic Squares and a Truly Fishy Menu
Princes of Youth Pricing a Bride and Pompeiis Got Talent
Mushrooming Concerns the Joys of Madness and the Sweetheart Monarch of Pompeii
A Lost Meal a Lost Love and a Lost Revolution

Gladiators Who Win Meditators Who Write and Good Sons Who Read Good Books
A Princely Patron a Seller of Dung and Loiterers All Forewarned
Winners and Losers Rooms to Let and Lads Who Risk Losing Their

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About the author (2010)

Richard A. LaFleur is Franklin Professor of Classics Emeritus and former Head of Classics at the University of Georgia; he has served as Editor of the Classical Outlook and President of the American Classical League, and is a recipient of the American Philological Association's national award for excellence in the teaching of Classics. Among his numerous books are Scribblers, Scvlptors, and Scribes and the revised editions of Wheelock's Latin, Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, and Wheelock's Latin Reader.

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