Milena Minkova, PhD

Milena Minkova, PhD

Milena Minkova is professor of classics and director of graduate studies at the University of Kentucky. She received a PhD in classics from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria, and a PhD in Christian and classical studies from the Pontifical Salesian University, Rome. Minkova has published books on Medieval Latin, Latin reference, and Latin composition. She has studied, taught and done research in Bulgaria, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Vatican City, and the USA. Minkova is the coauthor with Terence Tunberg of Latin for the New Millennium, Level 1 (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2008), Latin for the New Millennium, Level 2 (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009), and Reading Livy's Rome: Selections from Books I-VI of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2005); she is also the author of Introduction to Latin Prose Composition (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2001, 2009), Latin for the New Millennium: College Exercise Book, Levels 1 and 2 (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2012), The Personal Names of the Latin Inscriptions from Bulgaria (Peter Lang, 2000), and The Protean Ratio (Peter Lang, 2001).


Milena Minkova, PhD's Books

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  • Latin for the New Millennium: Student Text Level 1

    Authors: Milena Minkova, Terence O. Tunberg   By authors: Milena Minkova, Terence Tunberg
    Product Code: 5602
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-560-1

    Description & More Details

    A complete introductory course to the Latin language, suitable for both high school and college students, consists of two volumes, each accompanied by a teacher's manual and students' workbooks. The strategy employed for teaching and learning incorporates the best of both the reading approach and the more abstract grammatical method. The choice of vocabulary in each chapter reflects ancient authors commonly studied for the AP* Latin examinations. There are exercises designed for oral use, as well as a substantial core of more conventional exercises in each chapter. The readings, pictures, and supplementary inserts on cultural information illuminate Roman life, civilization, Roman history, and mythology, as well as the continuing use of Latin after antiquity and its vigorous literary tradition in such periods as the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Each chapter also includes derivatives, the influence of Latin vocabulary on English, and selected proverbs or common Latin sayings.