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Latin Via Ovid: A First Course

4.4 of 5 stars 4.40  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Using an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique teaching tool designed to achieve proficiency at Latin in one year at the college level, two years at the high school or intermediate level. The volume provides students with imaginative, connected reading, beginning with introductory prose versions of Ovid's simpl ...more
Hardcover, Abridged, 524 pages
Published September 1st 1982 by Wayne State University Press (first published 1977)
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Joseph
This is a fun way to learn Latin....just in case you were looking for one. It's my favorite text to use in teaching Latin. Worthy. Instead of the frequently parched Roman material, the author builds the readings upon the Metamorphoses, which make for far more compelling reads, IMO.
Brett B
Sep 22, 2010 Brett B is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Trying the e-book via the web to see how much of this Latin has stuck from earlier days. Surprising. I can understand easy stuff at least. Yes, Latin is still fun.
Marc
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I had this for a class 3000 years ago, and don't remember much. Figured it's time to brush up on my Latin. Salve, Magister!
Sandy Parsons
If you want to learn English grammar, study Latin.

This book offers a very engaging way to study Latin.
Jeff
One of my favorite Latin intro texts.
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