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ISBN: 9780199122288

Published: 1 Apr 97

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Oxford Latin Course 3 Student Book

Second Edition

Maurice Balme, James Morwood

Provides teachers and students alike with a modern, inviting and structured way to sustain interest and excellence in Latin. Based on the reading of original texts, the course is structured around a narrative detailing the life of the poet Horace, which helps students to develop an understanding of the times of Cicero and Augustus.

  • Modern and inviting structure, with increased coverage of women and daily life in Roman society
  • Easy-to-follow grammar sections at the back of each Students' Book
  • A wide range of language practice exercises
  • Teachers' Books provide helpful notes and ideas, as well as full translations of all passages, saving teachers valuable preparation time.


1: Quintus Delphos visit
2: Quintus militat
The Roman army - 1
3: Scintilla desperat
The Roman army - 2
4: Philippi
Brutus and Cassius
5: Quintus Athenas fugit
Octavian returns to Italy
6: Quintus Venusiam revisit
The confiscations
7: Quintus amico veteri occurrit
Latin poetry
8: Quintus carmina facit
9: Popeius ad patriam revenit
10: Quintus Maecenati commendatur
11: Quintus iter Brundisium facit
12: Quintus a molesto quodam vexatur
Patrons and clients
13: Quintus rusticus fit
14: Actium
15: Bellum Alexandrinum
16: Caesar Augustus
Caesar Augustus
17: Augustus Quintum in amicitiam suam accipit
Vixi puellis
18: Maecenas poetas fovet
The Roman empire
19: Pax et princeps
Some glimpses of Augustus
20: Quintus rusticus
The town mouse and the country mouse
21: Indomita mors
Appendix 1: Rome's imperial mission
Appendix 2: Continuous indirect speech
Appendix 3: Uses of the indicative and subjunctive
Reference grammar
Latin-English vocabulary
English-Latin vocabulary
Index of grammar

Maurice Balme

James Morwood