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newsalor
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Number of unique words in readers.

Post by newsalor » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:11 pm

So, I have a couple of readers lined up and I was wondering if you guys know the number of unique words appearing in the following works?
  • "Ora Maritima" and "Pro Patria" by Sonnenschein
    "Colloquia Latina" and "Easy Latin for Sight Reading" by D'Ooge
    "38 Latin Stories Designed to Accompany Wheelock's Latin" by Groton & May
    "Pons Tirorum" and "Puer Romanus" by Appleton & Jones
    "Annulus Primus" by Paine and Mainwaring
    "Fabulae Faciles" by Ritchie
    "First Latin Reader" by Nutting
    "Latin reader - nature study and easy stories for sight reading ..." by Reynolds
    "Wheelock's Latin Reader" by LaFleur
    "Fabulae Ab Urbe Condita"
    "Easy Latin Stories for Beginners" by Bennett
    "Second Year Latin" by Greenough
These I know:
  • 554 words - "Cornelia" by Mima Maxey
    588 words - Carolus et Maria" by Marjories Fay
    800 words - "Julia" by Maud Reed
    ~1000 words - "Civis Romanus" by Cabban & Colebourn
    ~1300 words - "Camilla" by Maud Reed
    ~1500 words - "First Latin lessons" by Harry Fletcher Scott
    ~3000 words - "Ad Alpes" by Nutting

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Re: Number of unique words in readers.

Post by newsalor » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:29 pm

Okay. I counted the words from the dictionaries of 4 of the texts.

~900 "Ora Maritima" by Sonnenschein
~1200 "Latin reader - nature study and easy stories for..." by Reynolds
~1700 "First Latin Reader" by Nutting
~2300 "Easy Latin Stories for Beginners" by Bennett

That makes the list:
  • 554 words - "Cornelia" by Mima Maxey
    588 words - Carolus et Maria" by Marjories Fay
    ~800 words - "Julia" by Maud Reed
    ~900 words - "Ora Maritima" by Sonnenschein
    ~1000 words - "Civis Romanus" by Cabban & Colebourn
    ~1200 words - "Latin reader - nature study and easy stories for..." by Reynolds
    ~1300 words - "Camilla" by Maud Reed
    ~1500 words - "First Latin lessons" by Harry Fletcher Scott
    ~1700 words - "First Latin Reader" by Nutting
    ~2300 words - "Easy Latin Stories for Beginners" by Bennett
    ~3000 words - "Ad Alpes" by Nutting

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Re: Number of unique words in readers.

Post by newsalor » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:37 pm

I counted some more words.

208 words - "Cloelia, puella Rōmāna" by Eleanor Arnold
~250 words - "Pons Tirorum" by Appleton & Jones
~450 words - "Colloquia Latina" by D'Ooge
~1200 words - "Annulus Primus" by Paine and Mainwaring
~1300 words - "Pro Patria" by Sonnenschein
  • 208 words - "Cloelia, puella Rōmāna" by Eleanor Arnold
    ~250 words - "Pons Tirorum" by Appleton & Jones
    ~450 words - "Colloquia Latina" by D'Ooge
    554 words - "Cornelia" by Mima Maxey
    588 words - Carolus et Maria" by Marjories Fay
    ~800 words - "Julia" by Maud Reed
    ~900 words - "Ora Maritima" by Sonnenschein
    ~1000 words - "Civis Romanus" by Cabban & Colebourn
    ~1200 words - "Annulus Primus" by Paine and Mainwaring
    ~1200 words - "Latin reader - nature study and easy stories for..." by Reynolds
    ~1300 words - "Camilla" by Maud Reed
    ~1300 words - "Pro Patria" by Sonnenschein
    ~1500 words - "First Latin lessons" by Harry Fletcher Scott
    ~1700 words - "First Latin Reader" by Nutting
    ~2300 words - "Easy Latin Stories for Beginners" by Bennett
    ~3000 words - "Ad Alpes" by Nutting

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Re: Number of unique words in readers.

Post by Jandar » Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:06 pm

Apart from these older (graded) readers, 35+ easy novellas have been published over the past 3 years, with word counts ranging from 20 to 440.

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Re: Number of unique words in readers.

Post by newsalor » Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:05 pm

Here is a few more:

~900 words - "38 Latin Stories Designed to ..." by Groton & May
~2600 words - "Via Latina; an easy latin reader" by Collar
~2800 words - "Epitome Historiae Graecae" by Thomae Vallaurii
~4000 words - "Wheelock's Latin Reader" by LaFleur
~4000 words - "Epitome Historiae Romae" by Thomae Vallaurii

Making the list:
  • 208 words - "Cloelia, puella Rōmāna" by Eleanor Arnold
    ~250 words - "Pons Tirorum" by Appleton & Jones
    ~450 words - "Colloquia Latina" by D'Ooge
    554 words - "Cornelia" by Mima Maxey
    588 words - Carolus et Maria" by Marjories Fay
    ~800 words - "Julia" by Maud Reed
    ~900 words - "Ora Maritima" by Sonnenschein
    ~900 words - "38 Latin Stories Designed to ..." by Groton & May
    ~1000 words - "Civis Romanus" by Cabban & Colebourn
    ~1200 words - "Annulus Primus" by Paine and Mainwaring
    ~1200 words - "Latin reader - nature study and easy stories for..." by Reynolds
    ~1300 words - "Camilla" by Maud Reed
    ~1300 words - "Pro Patria" by Sonnenschein
    ~1500 words - "First Latin lessons" by Harry Fletcher Scott
    ~1700 words - "First Latin Reader" by Nutting
    ~2300 words - "Easy Latin Stories for Beginners" by Bennett
    ~2600 words - "Via Latina; an easy latin reader" by Collar
    ~2800 words - "Epitome Historiae Graecae" by Thomae Vallaurii
    ~3000 words - "Ad Alpes" by Nutting
    ~4000 words - "Wheelock's Latin Reader" by LaFleur
    ~4000 words - "Epitome Historiae Romae" by Thomae Vallaurii

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