Latin I

At last, a Latin I text your students can complete in one year.

20 Chapters in 160-180 classes.


Plenty of practice sentences, Latin readings, derivatives and culture.

Constant review. Diagrams.


Your students will win awards in the National Latin Exam.


The Traditional Approach, but with more than 800 lines of Latin readings.

 Like Jenney, but with a text you can finish.

 Like Wheelock, but written for younger students.


A text that some schools use along with the Cambridge series, others with Ecce Romani and others use as a review at the beginning of Latin II.

Students actively learn 422 vocab words, 22 idioms and are exposed to over 1000 additional words in the glossaries.

Students translate over 800 lines of Latin stories, not including the hundreds of sentences from real Latin authors found throughout the book.

If a student is absent for an extended period of time, he/she can keep up with the class because of the full explanations in the text.

There is a comprehensive review after every 5 chapters.

243 pages of quizzes, homework assignments and worksheets and 187 pages of tests ready to be xeroxed.


Readings in Latin:

The life of Caesar, Diana, Niobe and her children, Romulus and Remus, Romulus and the Sabines, Mars Romulum in caelum vocat, Camilla, Horatii et Curiatii, Tarpeia, Coriolanus, Libri Sibyllini, Mucius Scaevola, Mettius Curtius, Manlius et Galli, Iphigeneia, Fabula Troiani Equi, Equus Troianus in urbe, Hector et Andromache, Caesar primus Romanus in Britannia, Caesar et pons, Caesar et piratae, Difficultates in Britannia, Cornelia et sua ornamenta, Regulus, Martial’s epigrams, Bacchus et piratae, Tempestas equites a Britannia prohibet, Puer et Delphinus, Perseus et Andromeda, Daedalus et Icarus, Cato et disciplina, Orpheus et Eurydice, Ceres et Persephone, Musae et Cicadae, and 119 lines from the Odyssey in Latin.

Readings in English:

Roman names, Highest paid athlete, Horse Racing, Founding of Rome, Mars, The 12 Olympians, Apollo, Pegasus, The muses, The Chimaera, Pythian games, Titus and the Colosseum, The Roman Calendar, Cicero’s death, Dies Ater, The Cause of the Trojan war, 9 Greeks in the horse, Children of Priam and Hecuba, Roman clocks, Outline of Roman history, Cursus honorum, Roman elections, Roman cavalry, Roman medicine, Medical schools, Practices compared, Dentistry, Roman diet, meals, pastries, Roman ships, Greek and Roman games, Ball games, Sports, Roman education, Schools, Roman weddings, Clothing

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