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A Guide To Latin Meter And Verse Composition

Author : David J. Califf
ISBN : 9780857287595
Genre : Education
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The first comprehensive guide to Latin verse composition to be published in over one hundred years.

Latin Metre

Author : David Sebastian Raven
ISBN : 1853995649
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The aim of this title is to provide a reference work for both students and teachers on every kind of Latin metre from the early "saturnian" to medieval accentual verse. The information provided aims to be in its simplest form to make the subject more accessible and jargon free.

Bradley S Arnold Latin Prose Composition

Author : Thomas Kerchever Arnold
ISBN : 9780865165953
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A newly revised and typeset edition of one of the most popular textbooks used for review of grammar and for writing Latin composition. The main justification for composing Latin prose is that it is an invaluable means of acquiring a real mastery of the language. Progress is made as the language is used as a medium of expression. This book is appropriate for those who already have a basic command of the Latin language.

Writing Latin

Author : James Morwood
ISBN : 9781472502780
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A completely new guide to writing Latin from scratch, this user-friendly book includes key features such as: broad coverage - all the major grammatical constructions of the Latin language are covered, reinforcing what students have learnt from reading Latin; thorough accessible explanations - no previous experience of writing in Latin assumed; hundreds of examples - clear accurate illustrations of the constructions described, all with full translations; over six hundred practice sentences - graduated exercises leading students through three levels of difficulty from elementary to advanced level; introduction to Latin word order - a brief guide to some of the most important principles; and, longer passages for practising continuous prose composition - more challenging passages to stretch the most able students. It also includes features such as: commentaries on examples of Latin prose style - passages from great Latin prose writers focus attention on imitating real Latin usage; and, complete list of vocabulary - all the words needed for the exercises and a valuable reference for English-Latin work in general.

An Introduction To Latin Elegiac Verse Composition

Author : Joseph Hirst Lupton
ISBN : UCBK:C042784867
Genre : Latin language
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Author : Ovid
ISBN : 9781787240186
Genre : Philosophy
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The Metamorphoses consists of fifteen books and over 250 myths. The poem chronicles the history of the world from its creation to the deification of Julius Caesar within a loose mythico-historical framework.

Reading Latin Poetry Aloud

Author : Clive Brooks
ISBN : 0521874491
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This book and CD enables students to read Latin poetry aloud with confidence.

How To Read Poetry Like A Professor

Author : Thomas C. Foster
ISBN : 9780062684066
Genre : Literary Criticism
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From the bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes this essential primer to reading poetry like a professor that unlocks the keys to enjoying works from Lord Byron to the Beatles. No literary form is as admired and feared as poetry. Admired for its lengthy pedigree—a line of poets extending back to a time before recorded history—and a ubiquitous presence in virtually all cultures, poetry is also revered for its great beauty and the powerful emotions it evokes. But the form has also instilled trepidation in its many admirers mainly because of a lack of familiarity and knowledge. Poetry demands more from readers—intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually—than other literary forms. Most of us started out loving poetry because it filled our beloved children's books from Dr. Seuss to Robert Louis Stevenson. Eventually, our reading shifted to prose and later when we encountered poetry again, we had no recent experience to make it feel familiar. But reading poetry doesn’t need to be so overwhelming. In an entertaining and engaging voice, Thomas C. Foster shows readers how to overcome their fear of poetry and learn to enjoy it once more. From classic poets such as Shakespeare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Edna St. Vincent Millay to later poets such as E.E. Cummings, Billy Collins, and Seamus Heaney, How to Read Poetry Like a Professor examines a wide array of poems and teaches readers: How to read a poem to understand its primary meaning. The different technical elements of poetry such as meter, diction, rhyme, line structures, length, order, regularity, and how to learn to see these elements as allies rather than adversaries. How to listen for a poem’s secondary meaning by paying attention to the echoes that the language of poetry summons up. How to hear the music in poems—and the poetry in songs! With How to Read Poetry Like a Professor, readers can rediscover poetry and reap its many rewards.

Allen And Greenough S New Latin Grammar

Author : James B Greenough
ISBN : 9780486131047
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A venerable resource for more than a century, this is the finest Latin grammar reference available. Concise, comprehensive, and well organized, it places a wealth of advice on usage, vocabulary, diction, composition, and syntax.

Ovid Ars Amatoria

Author : Ovid
ISBN : 0521813700
Genre : History
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