This innovative guide to the Latin language, written for a new generation of students, deploys examples and translation exercises taken exclusively from the Classical Latin canon.
Translation exercises use real Latin from a variety of sources, including political speeches, letters, history, poetry, and plays, and from a range of authors, including Julius Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, Catullus, Ovid, and Plautus, among others
Offers a variety of engaging, informative pedagogical features to help students practice and contextualize lessons in the main narrative
Prepares students for immersion in the great works of Classical Latin literature
A companion website provides additional exercises and drills for students and teachers
Robert Maltby is Emeritus Professor of Latin Philology at the University of Leeds. His previous publications include A Lexicon of Ancient Latin Etymologies (1991), Tibullus Elegies: Text, Introduction and Commentary (2002), and Terence: Phormio (2012). Kenneth Belcher is a Teaching Fellow in Classics at the University of Leeds, where he lectures in Latin and Greek literature and language. He has contributed conference papers in the UK and internationally.