Thomas J. Sienkewicz, PhD

Thomas J. Sienkewicz, PhD

Thomas J. Sienkewicz is Minnie Billings Capron Professor of Classics at Monmouth College. Sienkewicz holds a BA in classics, summa cum laude, from College of the Holy Cross, and an MA and PhD in classics from The Johns Hopkins University. He is series coeditor (with Kenneth J. Kitchell Jr.) of the Legamus Transitional Reader Series; coauthor with LeaAnn A. Osburn of Vergil: A LEGAMUS Transitional Reader (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2004); editor of World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1999); and coauthor with Vivien Edwards of Oral Cultures Past and Present: Rappin' and Homer (Blackwell, 1990).

Books by Thomas J. Sienkewicz, PhD

Horace Fully Parsed: Word by Word: Books I and II of Horace Odes

The Latin text of Books I and II of Horace's Odes is included along with notes for each word that give complete grammatical, syntactical, mythological, geographical, historical, and vocabulary information.

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Vergil: A LEGAMUS Transitional Reader

Aeneid, Books I, II, and IV, designed for students moving from elementary or intermediate Latin into reading the authentic Latin of Vergil. Passages are accompanied by pre-reading materials, grammatical exercises, complete vocabulary, notes designed for reading comprehension, and other reading aids. Introductory materials and illustrations are included.

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World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions : A Resource for Readers and Writers

The World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions is an excellent resource for those who encounter the foreign words and phrases that permeate spoken and written English and seek a fuller understanding of them. It contains abbreviations, single words, and phrases from a wealth of languages including: Afrikaans, Arabic, Aramaic, Chinese, Dutch, French, Greek, German, Italian, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Inuit, Japanese, Latin, Persian, Portuguese, Provencal, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Turkish, and Yiddish.