Wheelock's Latin Reader, 2e: Selections from Latin Literature (Paperback)

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Originally intended by Professor Frederic M. Wheelock as a sequel to Wheelock's Latin, his classic introductory Latin textbook, Wheelock's Latin Reader, newly revised and updated by Richard A. LaFleur, is the ideal text for any intermediate-level Latin course. You'll find a rich selection of of prose and poetry from a wide range of classical authors, as well as briefer passages from medieval and Late Latin writers, each presented in the Latin in which it was originally written. Useful features include extensive notes; a complete Latin-English vocabulary; maps of ancient Italy, Greece, and the Roman Empire; and numerous photographs illustrating aspects of classical culture, mythology, and history featured in the readings.

About the Author


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 Introductory Course Based on Ancient Authors), his books include Latin Literature: A Book of Readings and Quintilian as Educator (trans. H. E. Butler; introd. and notes by Prof. Wheelock). Professor Wheelock was a member of the American Classical League, the American Philological Association, and the Classical Association of the Atlantic States.

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.

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060935061
ISBN-10: 0060935065
Publisher: Collins Reference
Publication Date: July 31st, 2001
Pages: 448
Language: English