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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  • Julius Caesar: Master of Surprise

    Author: Rose R. Williams
    Product Code: 8008
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-800-8

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    This engaging read presents a student-friendly overview of the life and accomplishments of Julius Caesar with special emphasis on his family background and early life. The biography is based not only on the traditional sources-Suetonius and Plutarch-but also on the private correspondence and observation of Caesar's contemporaries-both his friends and his enemies. Based on these sources, the book demonstrates that Caesar was a very determined individual who developed and largely managed to execute a series of original responses to the unique situations of his times. Julius Caesar: Master of Surprise is a must-have title for all high school Latin programs.