Rose R. Williams

Rose R. Williams Rose Williams taught at both Abilene High School and McMurry College in Abiline, Texas. Williams received her BA from Baylor University and an MA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She also did postgraduate work in Latin and the humanities at the University of Dallas and the University of Texas at Arlington. On a Rockefeller Grant, Williams pursued research at the Bodleian Library of Oxford University and at the University of Pisa, Italy. Williams is the author of A Beginning Christian Latin Reader: De Bonis Cogitationibus (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2010); other recent titles include the four enrichment texts for Latin for the New Millennium: From Romulus to Romulus Augustulus (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2008), The Original Dysfunctional Family (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2008), The Clay-footed SuperHeroes (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009), and From Rome to Reformation (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009). Williams is also the coauthor with Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Caesar: A LEGAMUS Transitional Reader (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2013) and with Debra Nousek of A Caesar Workbook (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2012).

Rose R. Williams's Books

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  • Duces Romanorum: Roman Profiles in Courage

    Author: Rose R. Williams
    Product Code: 6927
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-692-9

    Description & More Details

    This graded reader, designed for the intermediate level student, tells in chronological order stories of the people who forged the Roman world from the city's founding through the emperors. Stories of Aeneas, Scaevola, Germanicus, and more are included, all with an introduction to their historical context, vocabulary, content questions, and a pertinent motto. The subjunctive mood and other advanced grammar as well as direct quotes from Roman authors help the student prepare for reading authentic texts. A complete vocabulary appears at the end.