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Finis Rei Publicae Eyewitnesses to the End of the Roman Republic,9781585100798

Finis Rei Publicae Eyewitnesses to the End of the Roman Republic

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 6/1/2003
Publisher(s): HACKETT PUB CO
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

For intermediate Latin courses, this text combines a close reading of selections of late Republican prose with a thorough grammar review. The readings provide a connected historical narrative. The readings are genuine Latin, and exercises throughout use t

Author Biography

Robert Knapp is Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley having earned his Ph.D. in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught Latin historical authors and epigraphy; research interests included Roman social history, Roman Spain, and Greek and Roman numismatics. Pamela Vaughn is Professor of Classics at San Francisco State University. She received her Ph.D. in Classics from the University of California, Berkeley. Among her research interests are Republican literature, Greek and Roman historiography, Roman religion, and ancient warfare.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements x
Introduction x
Organization of the Text xii
Macrons xii
Abbreviations Used xii
Ancilla to Reading Latin Prose xiii
Strategies for Writing Latin xvi
Strategies for Reading Latin xviii
SECTION ONE
Velleius Paterculus: Roman History (Historia Romana) 2.49
1(2)
Chart: Parts of Speech
3(1)
SECTION TWO
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.50 (1,2)
4(1)
Chart: Ablative Absolute
5(1)
SECTION THREE
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.50 (3,4)
6(1)
Chart: Indirect Statement
7(1)
Chart: Sequence of Tenses
8(2)
SECTION FOUR
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.51 (1,2,3)
10(1)
SECTION FIVE
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.52 (1,2,3)
11(2)
Chart: Result and Purpose with ut and Relative Pronouns
13(1)
Chart: Correlative Conjunctions
13(1)
SECTION SIX
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.52 (4,5)
14(2)
Chart: The Public Organization of the Roman Community
16(1)
Chart: Review of Gerundive and Gerund
17(1)
SECTION SEVEN
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.53 (1,2)
18(1)
SECTION EIGHT
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.54 (1,2,3)
19(1)
Chart: Irregular Adjectives
20(1)
Chart: The Ordinal Numbers
21(1)
SECTION NINE
Aulus Hirtius: The War in Gaul (De bello Gallico) 8.54 (4,5), 8.55 (1,2)
21(1)
Chart: Cum Clauses
22(2)
SECTION TEN
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 7.4 (1,2)
24(2)
Chart: Infinitives
26(1)
SECTION ELEVEN
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 7.4 (3,4)
27(2)
Chart: Uses of Ut
29(1)
SECTION TWELVE
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.1 (1-3)
30(1)
Chart: Conditional Sentences
31(1)
SECTION THIRTEEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.1 (4), 1.2 (1-3)
32(2)
Chart: Uses of Quod
34(1)
Chart: Clauses of Fear
34(1)
SECTION FOURTEEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.2 (4-8)
35(1)
SECTION FIFTEEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.3 (1-7)
36(2)
SECTION SIXTEEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.4 (1-5)
38(2)
SECTION SEVENTEEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.5 (1-5)
40(2)
Chart: Impersonal Verbs
42(1)
SECTION EIGHTEEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.6 (1-6)
43(1)
Cicero: Letter to Tiro (Epistulae ad familiares) 16.11 (1)
44(1)
SECTION NINETEEN
Cicero: Letter to Tiro (Epistulae ad familiares) 16.11 (2,3)
45(1)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.6 (7-8)
46(1)
Chart: Uses of the Genitive Case
47(1)
SECTION TWENTY
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.7 (1-7), 1.8 (1)
48(2)
Plutarch: Caesar crosses the Rubicon (English translation)
50(1)
Chart: Uses of the Ablative Case
51(1)
SECTION TWENTY-ONE
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.8 (2-4), 1.9 (1)
52(2)
Chart: Uses of the Dative Case
54(1)
SECTION TWENTY-TWO
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.9 (2-6)
55(2)
Chart: Comparison of Adjectives
57(1)
Chart: Comparison of Adverbs
58(1)
SECTION TWENTY-THREE
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.10, 1.11, 1.12
59(3)
Chart: Uses of the Accusative Case
62(1)
SECTION TWENTY-FOUR
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.13, 1.14
63(2)
Chart: Pronouns
65(3)
SECTION TWENTY-FIVE
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.14, 1.15 (1-3)
68(2)
SECTION TWENTY-SIX
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 7.11
70(1)
Chart: Independent Uses of the Subjunctive
71(1)
SECTION TWENTY-SEVEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.15 (4 - 7)
72(1)
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 8.11A
73(1)
Chart: Indirect Question
74(1)
SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 8.12B
75(1)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.16
76(1)
Chart: Uses of the Subjunctive in Dependent Clauses
77(2)
SECTION TWENTY-NINE
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 8.12C
79(1)
SECTION THIRTY
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.16, 1.17, 1.18
80(3)
SECTION THIRTY-ONE
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 8.12D
83(1)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.19, 1.20
84(2)
SECTION THIRTY-TWO
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.21, 1.22, 1.23 (1,2)
86(2)
SECTION THIRTY-THREE
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.23, 1.24, 1.25
88(2)
Caesar: Further events in Brundisium (English translation)
90(2)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.29, 1.30
92(1)
Caesar: Events in Sardinia, Sicily and Africa (English translation)
92(2)
SECTION THIRTY-FOUR
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 1.32, 1.33
94(3)
SECTION THIRTY-FIVE
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.82
97(2)
SECTION THIRTY-SIX
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.83
99(1)
Cicero: Letters to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 11.6 (2)
100(1)
Cicero: Letter to his friend Marius (Epistulae ad familiares) 7.3 (2)
101(1)
Cicero: Letter to Cn. Plancius (Epistulae ad familiares) 4.14 (2)
102(1)
SECTION THIRTY-SEVEN
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.86
103(1)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.90, 3.91
104(2)
SECTION THIRTY-EIGHT
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.94, 3.95
106(2)
SECTION THIRTY-NINE
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.96
108(2)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.99, 3.102 (1,2)
110(2)
SECTION FORTY
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.102 (3-6), 3.103 (1)
112(2)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.103 (2-5), 3.104 (1,2)
114(1)
Caesar: The Civil War (De bello civili) 3.104 (3), 3.106
115(2)
Cicero: Letter to Atticus (Epistulae ad Atticum) 11.6 (5)
117(1)
Plutarch: The Death of Pompey (English translation)
118
APPENDICES
Some Useful Terminology
120(1)
Cursus Honorum
121(1)
The Roman Name
122(1)
Glossary of Persons
123(13)
Timeline: Important Events, Birth of Pompey to Death of Caesar
136(1)
Timeline: Major Events in Roman History
137(1)
Index 1: Grammatical Material
138(2)
Index 2: Vocabulary
140(9)
Map of the Late Republican Roman World
149

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