Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Essential Latin” as Want to Read:
Essential Latin
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Essential Latin

3.13  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
This is the ideal introduction, or re-introduction, to the world of ancient Rome for students and armchair enthusiasts alike. With a modern, user-friendly approach, the author presents a comprehensive survey of the language, life, history and customs of a culture that continues to influence our own.
Through a variety of authentic texts, the student is guided through the mec
Paperback, 230 pages
Published December 14th 1999 by Routledge (first published December 10th 1999)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Essential Latin, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Essential Latin

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-29)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Kevin de Ataíde
Aug 03, 2011 Kevin de Ataíde rated it really liked it
Shelves: language
An excellent way of refreshing Latin knowledge, while learning about the history and culture of Rome. The cartoons are a nice touch. The chapters have an attractive format: simple grammar, followed by an essay on a particular aspect of Roman history and society and then several extracts from the works of classical Roman authors.

The extracts are quite challenging, and make the exercises at the end of each chapter look very easy by comparison. This is not the best reference book, but as a casual
Jude rated it did not like it
Nov 03, 2013
Lisa Dinsmore
Lisa Dinsmore rated it liked it
Feb 28, 2015
Christinek rated it liked it
May 23, 2015
Anastasia rated it it was amazing
Apr 12, 2016
Michael Carlstrom
Michael Carlstrom rated it it was ok
Sep 05, 2015
Amy rated it really liked it
Aug 08, 2013
Gary marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2010
Vito marked it as to-read
Feb 24, 2010
Darin added it
Jul 10, 2011
Christine marked it as to-read
Sep 12, 2012
Hannah marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2014
BookMachine marked it as to-read
Apr 02, 2015
Andres added it
Jul 20, 2015
Patrick Wheeler
Patrick Wheeler marked it as to-read
Jan 03, 2016
C.A. marked it as to-read
Feb 15, 2016
Massinissa IRMECHE
Massinissa IRMECHE marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2016
Donavon Cooper
Donavon Cooper marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2016
Paula marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2016
BookDB marked it as to-read
Oct 29, 2016
Charlize marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book