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Teach the Latin, I Pray You
 

Distler's classic book offers concrete advice on the best way to teach Latin morphology, grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension, as well as how to fashion effective reviews. Distler provides excellent techniques and lists resources, and discusses educational theory.

 
 
Aeschylus Prometheus Bound
 

In his Prometheus Bound, the ancient Greek playwright Aeschylus presents the dramatic conflict between the free spirit of human progress and the limitations set by divine law. Prometheus was chained to a mountain, sentenced to endure a hideous and eternal torture for wresting fire from the gods to bring it to earth. His story has become a universal symbol for human strength of character, achievement, and enlightenment. Roche's translation captures the force, the beauty and the nobility of the original play.

 
 
Aeschylus: Seven Against Thebes
 

Seven Against Thebes captured first prize for its playwright in its premier performance at the 467 BC Athenian drama festival. A veteran soldier who lost a brother in combat, Aeschylus vividly evokes the tangible terror, the scent of slaughter and the complete rout of the body and spirit that are the awful spoils of war. From the heart of the battle to the heart of the city, the cost of bloodshed is devastating and inescapable.

 
 
The Art of the Odyssey
 
A literary explication, including a chronology, notes, and suggestions for future reading, this book is aimed at helping the first-time reader more fully appreciate and understand the Odyssey.
 
 
Asconius Commentaries on Five Speeches of Cicero
 

Students and scholars of Latin, history, and literature will find this to be an outstanding book that offers insights into the lives of Cicero and Asconius, as well as a fascinating look at Rome in the first century BCE. Commentaries by Asconius are included with the text and translation of these speeches by Cicero: In Pisonem, Pro Scauro, Pro Milone, Pro Cornelio, and In Toga Candida.

 
 
The Autobiography of Hercules
 

Hercules, with all the attributes of a classical hero (i.e., virgin birth, danger in childhood, trip(s) to fantastic places, descent to the underworld, thaumaturgy, closeness to a deity, philanthropic orientation, and final death followed by deification) is the subject of Professor Kirby's story developed in the first person to inform and delight all of us interested in this classical hero who represents the universal aspirations of the mortal human race and foreshadows the euhemeristic attributes of Christ.

 
 
Build Your English Word Power with Latin Numbers
 

The basic aim of this book is to show some of the linguistic and cultural values of the study of Latin to a very broad spectrum of learners. Students will enhance their vocabularies and their understanding of the English language through a variety of word games and programmed learning frames. The Teacher's Manual provides 9 lesson plans and the key to the student text.

 
 
Carmina Burana Cantiones Profanae
 

Carl Orff's 24 selections from the 200 beloved medieval poems of the Carmina Burana celebrate the universal range of human emotion and experience: passion, longing, exuberance, humor, rebellion, ennui, and resignation. Now tender, now tragic; secular, yet reverent; the poems of the Carmina touch the chords of our purest and darkest spirituality. An excellent resource for the student, the performer, the audience, and the general reader.

 
 
Baptizo: Christic Baptism and Patristic Baptism: An Inquiry into the Meaning of the Word
 

In the 19th century, Dr. James W. Dale, a Presbyterian minister, embarked on a scholarly project that proved to be the most exhaustive study ever undertaken on the word "baptism." Aiming at a contextual understanding of the word, Dr. Dale meticulously examined its use in a wide range of historical documents, and his analysis is a masterpiece of lexicographical scholarship.

 
 
Comedy in the Pro Caelio
 

Reprint of the 1973 E. J. Brill edition, with an appendix on the In Clodium et Curionem

 
 
The Comic History of Rome
 

Beckett's The Comic History of Rome, first published in London in 1852, is now available in a reprint. The author's intent is to combine instruction with amusement. Teachers and students alike will welcome Beckett's humor and witty representation of the great chapters of Roman history from the earliest times to the death of Caesar.

 
 
The Epic of Gilgamesh: Second Edition
 

The longing stretch toward the infinite . . . the reluctant embrace of the temporal. This is the eternal lot of mankind. This is The Epic of Gilgamesh. Our revised 2nd edition of mankind's first epic features a lucid historical and cultural introduction by Dr. Robert D. Biggs, a new interpretive essay on the themes of Gilgamesh by Dr. James G. Keenan and their echoes in other literature, and the ancient world as well as original illustrations.

 
 
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