Thursday, August 17, 2006

New books in stock!

Cicero: Pro Archia Poeta Oratio, 2nd ed.
Steven M. Cerutti

Cicero’s Pro Archia Poeta Oratio
is one of the best defenses of literature and the humanities. Cerutti’s edition provides a comprehensive treatment of grammatical issues with a keen analysis of the rhetorical devices Cicero wove into the fabric of the oration.
This edition combines the Latin text, running vocabulary and commentary, a brief bibliography, glossary of proper names and places, glossary of terms, and general vocabulary to make it anexcellent edition for the AP* and college Latin classroom.


This edition provides a comprehensive treatment of grammatical issues with a keen analysis of the rhetorical devices Cicero wove into the fabric of the oration. Its features include:

  • Full Latin text of the speech
  • Grammatical, literary, and historical notes beneath the text
  • Running vocabulary on pages facing the text
  • Glossary of Proper Names and Places
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Full Vocabulary
The new Cicero's Pro Archia Poeta Oratio Teacher’s Guide by Linda A. Fabrizio is designed to meet the needs of the busy AP* teacher. It includes the oration in large print suitable for photocopying, a literal translation of the oration, a select bibliography, and a set of assessments with sample answers.

Student Edition: xxviii + 132 pp. (2006) Paperback, ISBN 0-86516-642-0
Teacher's Manual: (2006) Paperback, ISBN 0-86516-616-1

Click here to see Cicero: Pro Archia Poeta Oratio, 2nd ed. at our website.

A Catullus Workbook
Helena Dettmer and LeaAnn A. Osburn, with a glossary by Ronnie Ancona

The intricacy and elegance of Catullus’ poetry and its subject matter, especially the love poems, have long fascinated both high school and college Latin students.

A Catullus Workbook has been carefully constructed by experienced teachers to help students improve their Latin comprehension skills and maximize their understanding of Catullus’ poetry.

The format of the exercises in the workbook will help students become comfortable with the types of questions frequently found on the AP* Latin Literature Examinations.

• The complete Latin text of all the selections on the AP* Catullus syllabus
• Short answer questions that address the underlying grammatical and syntactical structures of each poem
• Multiple choice questions on grammar, syntax, figures of speech, content, etc.
• Passages for scansion and translation
• Short and long essay questions
• Four review chapters including essays that require comparative analysis of the poems
• A comprehensive Latin to English glossary by Ronnie Ancona

Helena Dettmer is Professor of Classics and Associate Dean at the University of Iowa. She is author of Love by the Numbers: Form and Meaning in the Poetry of Catullus (1997) and Horace: A Study in Structure (1983) and coauthor of A Workbook for Ayers’ ENGLISH WORDS FROM LATIN AND GREEK ELEMENTS (1986, 2nd edition, 1990, 2nd edition revised, 2005). Currently, she is working on a book entitled Love and Its Complexities: Design and Meaning in Ovid’s Amores. She has served as coeditor of Syllecta Classica and has written numerous articles and papers on Catullus and the Latin elegiac poets. She has served as president of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. She holds a BA in Classics from Indiana University and a PhD in Classics from the University of Michigan.

LeaAnn A. Osburn is recently retired from Barrington High School where she taught Latin including the AP* Catullus/Horace and AP* Vergil syllabi for many years. Recognized for outstanding teaching by the Classical Association of the Middle West and South and as Latin Teacher of the Year by the Illinois Classical Conference, she is a regular presenter on Latin pedagogy at conferences across the country. She has also served as an instructor at Loyola University Chicago and Northern Illinois University. As an editor for Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, she is a key member of the editorial team and oversees the development of high school materials especially. She is coauthor of Vergil: A LEGAMUS Transitional Reader (2004). She earned a BA in Classics from Monmouth College and an MA in Classics from Loyola University Chicago where she undertook doctoral studies.

Student Edition: xxii + 243 pp. (2006) Paperback, ISBN 0-86516-623-4
Teacher's Manual: (2006) Paperback, ISBN 0-86516-624-2

Click here to see A Catullus Workbook at our website.

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

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