Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Arrowsmith & Whicher: First Latin Readings
First Latin Readings by Robert Arrowsmith and George Meason Whicher (1894)
The book contains selections from Eutropius, covering the founding of Rome, Corvinus, the Battle of Cannae, the destruction of Carthage, Mithridates, Catiline, and Augustus. There then follow some lives of Nepos: Miltiades, Themistocles, Aristides, Hamilcar, Hannibal, Cato and Atticus. There then follow selections from Caesar's Gallic War and some stories from Aulus Gellius. The selections from Cicero come from De Natura Deorum and De Divinatione, and there are also some passages from Livy Book I and II. There are notes in the back and vocabulary. The text is marked with macrons.