LINGUIST List 27.2202

Fri May 13 2016

Books: Initium: Appleton

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Date: 10-May-2016
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Subject: Initium: Appleton
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Title: Initium
Subtitle: A First Latin Course on the Direct Method, to Which Is Appended a Book of Exercises and Some Grammar Questions
Published: 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Author: R. B. Appleton
Paperback: ISBN: 9781316603734 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 29.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9781316603734 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 19.99

First published in 1926, as the second edition of a 1916 original, this book was created for 'Latin beginners who have spent a fortnight on purely oral work without seeing any text-book'. It is divided into four parts: narrative, grammar, sentences and grammar papers. Illustrative figures are included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Latin and the history of education.

Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Nārrātiō; Ars grammatica; Sententiae anglicae; Quaestiunculae grammaticae; Carmina.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            History of Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Latin (lat)

Written In: English (eng)

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