Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes (Paperback)
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A Must-Have Companion for Every Student Beginning Latin
Scribblers, Scvlptors, and Scribes is the first collection of entirely authentic, unadapted, unsimplified classical Latin texts that beginning students, from the very first day of their introduction to Latin, can read, enjoy, and profit from. These selections provide a wide range of insights into not just the minds of Rome's movers and shakersher politicians and generals, philosophers and great poetsbut also into the daily lives of the Average Joe and Jane Roman.
Beginning with simple graffiti, Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes moves toward longer inscriptions and literary texts as students progress. Designed to accompany the bestselling Wheelock's curriculum, its 40 chapters are linked with the 40 chapters of Wheelock's Latin, but the book's readings and design features make it suitable for use alongside any introductory college or high school Latin textbook. Packed with hundreds of actual Latin inscriptions, proverbs, and literary texts, this unique textbook also includes dozens of photos and illustrations, maps, discussion and comprehension questions, grammar capsules, a LatinEnglish vocabulary section, a summary of forms, and much more.
About the Author
Richard A. LaFleur is Franklin Professor of ClassicsEmeritusand former Head of Classics at the University of Georgia; he has served as Editor of theClassical Outlookand 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 areScribblers, Scvlptors, and Scribesandthe revised editions ofWheelock's Latin, Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, andWheelock's Latin Reader.