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Aeneas to Augustus A Beginning Latin Reader for College Students

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ISBN-10: 0674006003

ISBN-13: 9780674006003

Edition: 2nd 1967

Authors: Mason Hammond, Anne R. Amory

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Roman history in Latin readings sustained by English prefaces and generous annotation, Aeneas to Augustus is paper-bound and lithographed from typescript while practice tests its effectiveness. Prose (Part I) and poetry (Part II)--each Part a term's work with a full historic span--may be alternated during a year's course without losing continuity. Latin readings approximate a class hour's needs; each Part forms a sequence of graduated complexity; a vocabulary is included; and literary and linguistic annotations will interest both beginning and advanced students.
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Book details

List price: $47.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1967
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 7/10/1967
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 474
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Mason Hammond was born on February 14, 1903, in Boston, Mass., the son of Samuel and Grace Hammond. He began his college education at Harvard University in the mid-1920s and as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. After earning his bachelor's degree, Hammond returned to the U.S. and began teaching Greek, Latin, and History at Harvard University, where he eventually became an Emeritus Pope Professor of Latin Language and Literature. Using his expertise in Languages and Classical Studies, Hammond started writing shortly after beginning his teaching career. His first book, The Augustan Principate, was published by Harvard University Press in 1933. Hammond's other books include City-State and World-State in Greek and Roman Political Theory until Augustus and The Antonine Monarchy. Also the co-author of Aeneas to Augustus: A Beginning Latin Reader for College Students and co-editor of revised editions of Plautus's Menaechmi and Miles Gloriosus, Hammond is an American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow.

Selections 1-48: PROSE
Aeneas in Italiam advenit Origo. 50 words
Rex Latinus Aeneam recipit Origo. 6o words
Bellum Turni cum Aenea Origo. 95 words
Roma condita Liber. 130 words
Tarquinii expelluntur Liber. 150 words
Horaii atque Mucii res fortiter gestae Liber. 160 words
Facinus Appii Claudii Liber. 125 words
Roma a Gallis capta Liber. 135 words
Victoria Pyrrhi Liber. 80 words
Fortitudo Reguli Liber. 90 words
Hannibalis res gestae Liber, Eutropius. 235 words
Hannibalis virtutes et vitia
Cicero. 65 words.
Livy. 90 words
Scipionis Africani vita Liber. 215 words
Catonis ingenium Composite. 205 words
Cato senex Cicero. 225 words
Graecia liberate Valerius Maximus. 80 words
Paulli victoria et triumphus Velleius. 160 words
Genealogical Charts
Carthago Numantiaque a Scipione deletae Velleius, Livy. 125 words
Scipionis virtus et humanitas Composite. 135 words
Rei publicae Romanae vitia
Sallust. 165 words.
Velleius. 45 words.
Tacitus. 55 words
Tiberii Gracchi vita et mors Velleius, Valerius Maximus. 200 words
Gaii Gracchi tribunatus et exitus Velleius. 180 words.
Ciceronis de Gracchis sentential Cicero. 165 words.
Sallustii de Gracchis sentential Sallust. 8 words.
Marius consulatum petit Sallust. 250 words
Marii consulatus multiplicati Sallust, Velleius. 215 words
Bellum Sociale vel Italicum Floras, Velleius. 210 words
Bellum civile primum, a Marianis atque Sulla gestum Velleius, Florus. 255 words
Marii et Cinnae domination Velleius, Florus. 265 words
Sullana victoria et dictatura Velleius. 225 words
Ciceronis de Mario, Cinna, et Sulla duae sententiae Cicero. A. 70 words. B. 105 words Senecae de Sullae crudelitate sentential c. Seneca. 70 words
Bella post Sullae mortem usque ad consulatum Crassi Pompeiique Composite. 285 words
Pompeius, imperator eximius, praedones superat Cicero. 290 words
Pompeii extraordinaria imperia Cicero. 255 words
Cicero fabulam de quaestura sua narrat Cicero. 295 words
Cicero de consulatu suo Cicero. A. 170 words. B. 90 words
Gains ulius Caesar Velleius, Suetonius. 300 words
Catonis stoici mores Cicero. 155 words
Caesaris coin Catone comparatio Sallust. 142 words
Prior Triumviratus initus est Velleius. 90 words
Cicero se cum Triumviris coniungere non vult Cicero. 80 words
Cicero totam rem publicam perisse queritur Cicero. 130 words
Caesaris res gestae Cicero. 125 words
Inimicitia Clodii cum Cicerone Velleius. 125 words
Cicero tie suo exsilio Cicero. 60 words
Cicero S.D. L. Lucceio Q.F. Cicero. 330 words
De belli civilis secundi causis A. Caelius apud Ciceronem. 195 words. B. Caesar. 90 words<br