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Postby Bretonus » Mon May 05, 2008 7:16 pm


I have been reading Lingua Latina Pars I for almost two months now and have really enjoyed and learned much from it. And given the long wait I had on Amazon for it, I was going to order Roma Aeterna ahead of time, before I finish it. I was just wondering if there are any other LL texts, or Latin texts in general I should order with it.

How helpful is de Bello Gallico?
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Postby Gil » Mon May 05, 2008 10:19 pm

Yeah, I asked a similar question a while ago too. Can someone recommend which books to buy from the Lingua Latina series?
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Postby Turendil » Tue May 06, 2008 1:45 am

the excercises for both books and the teacher's manual.
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Postby thesaurus » Tue May 06, 2008 1:12 pm

The only supplement I have besides the core books is Caesar's De Bello Gallico, which I recommend. We used it the first semester of my second year course, and I was coming to it straight from Wheelock's. In retrospect, coming from LL vol. 1, it would be easy and enjoyable. All the grammar/vocab is aided in the margins as you're familiar with, and I think you'll find the text straightforward and the content interesting. The text is unedited and focuses on interesting passages. The tougher grammar is in the occasional, long, indirect discourse paragraphs, but Orberg lays it all out for you.
http://www.vivariumnovum.it/_pdf/_qualc ... allico.pdf

I haven't used it, but Orberg's edition of Plautus looks entertaining and is geared for those who have finished Familia Romana:

Amphitryo comoedia
Ad usum discipulorum edidit
Hans H. Ørberg
p. 84,
ISBN 978-88-95611-24-2
http://www.vivariumnovum.it/_pdf/_qualc ... hitryo.pdf
http://www.amazon.com/Amphitryo-Plautus ... 106&sr=8-1
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Postby Lucus Eques » Tue May 06, 2008 5:46 pm

All the Ørberg supplements are of high quality, those I have, which is most of them (not Exercitia or grammar explanations though).
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Postby Gonzalo » Tue May 06, 2008 5:58 pm

After finishing Pars I: Familia Romana I´d recommend specially "Sermones Romani". I´ve read them and they are nice material.
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Postby Bretonus » Wed May 07, 2008 4:20 am

Thanks for the recommendations, I have ordered de Bello Gallico and Sermones Romani along with Roma Aeterna.

I prefer D'Ooge and Adler for my grammar lessons.
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