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Wheelock's Latin

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ISBN-10: 0061997226

ISBN-13: 9780061997228

Edition: 7th (Revised)

Authors: Richard A. LaFleur, Frederic M. Wheelock

List price: $21.99
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For nearly sixty years, Wheelock's Latin has remained the opitmus liber of beginning Latin textbooks. When Professor Frederic M. Wheelock's Latin first appeared in 1956, the reviews extolled its thoroughness, organization, and conciseness; one reviewer predicted that the book "might well become the standard text" for introducing students to elementary Latin. Now, nearly six decades later, that prediction has certainly proved accurate. This new edition of Wheelock's Latin has all of the features, many of them improved and expanded, that have made it the bestselling single-volume beginning Latin textbook: 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings drawn from the works of Rome's…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Edition: 7th
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Richard A. LaFleur is Franklin Professor of Classics Emeritus and former Head of Classics at the University of Georgia; he has served as Editor of the  Classical Outlook  and President of the American Classical League, and is a recipient of the American Philological Association's national award for excellence in the teaching of Classics. Among his numerous books are  Scribblers, Scvlptors, and Scribes  and the revised editions of  Wheelock's Latin, Workbook for Wheelock's Latin,  and  Wheelock's Latin Reader.

Frederic M. Wheelock (1902-1987) received the A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. His long and distinguished teaching career included appointments at Haverford College, Harvard University, the College of the City of New York, Brooklyn College, Cazenovia Junior College (where he served as Dean), the Darrow School for Boys (New Lebanon, NY), the University of Toledo (from which he retired as full Professor in 1968), and a visiting professorship at Florida Presbyterian (now Eckert) College. He published a number of articles and reviews in the fields of textual criticism, palaeography, and the study of Latin; in addition to Wheelock's Latin (previously titled Latin: An…