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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 Dale meticulously examined its use in a wide range of historical documents, and his analysis is a masterpiece of lexicographical scholarship.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.

 
 
Early American Latin Verse
 

During their first two centuries of colonial life, Americans produced a large and fascinating body of original Latin poetry. The poets included in this anthology are important in that they represent the continuity and vitality of the tradition of the study of Latin in the West as a major educational and cultural force. The book includes Latin text and notes.

 
 
Early American Latin Verse
 

During their first two centuries of colonial life, Americans produced a large and fascinating body of original Latin poetry. The poets included in this anthology are important in that they represent the continuity and vitality of the tradition of the study of Latin in the West as a major educational and cultural force. The book includes Latin text and notes.

 
 
Euripides: Iphigenia at Aulis and Iphigenia in Tauris
 

The story of Iphigenia's sacrifice and her legendary rescue is a story for our time as much as any other. Meagher's insightful introduction and splendid translation illuminate this tale as never before, showing that the past is not past and that the darkest and brightest truths never change.

 
 
Euripides: Bakkhai
 

Eurpides' Bakkhai presents the inner conflict between the untamed, irrational side of man, represented by the god Dionysos, and the rational side, represented by the god Apollo. Dionysos, whose mortal mother Semele was impregnated, then incinerated by Zeus, returns to his home city of Thebes to reveal himself and to claim his rightful dominion. This ancient Greek play also foreshadows the New Testament treatment of Christ, especialy his interchange with Pilate. Originally commissioned for a London theater group, Robert Emmet Meagher's translation made its American debut at the Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, MO.

 
 
Euripides: Hekabe
 

Euripides' Hekabe presents a spectacle of suffering, rage, and revenge that offers compelling witness to the courage and solidarity of those who suffer the most from violence. Meagher's brilliant translation is accessible yet does not diminsh the powerful impact of this extraordinary and timeless play.

 
 
Evocation of Virgil in Tolkien's Art: Geritol for the Classics
 

In his Preface, Robert Morse states that both Vergil and Tolkien present myth as an aspect of an historical continuum. For these authors, myth does not seem to represent a falsehood, but rather it seems to narrate a record of experience from which humanity learns. Thus, myth is...a form of memory.

 
 
Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar
 

Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar is the classic, comprehensive review of etymology, Latin grammar and syntax, and prosody. Favored by many students and teachers, Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar was enhanced in 1997 with a new foreword and comprehensive bibliography.

In the words of Basil L. Gildersleeve, "Rightly interpreted, grammar is the culmination of philological study, and not its rudiment . . . No study of literature can yield its highest result without the close study of language, and consequently the close study of grammar."?

 
 
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