Synopses & Reviews
Presented via the natural method by Hans andOslash;rberg, Sermones Romani allows introductory students to read lightly altered Latin texts. Through his innovative system of marginal notes, Hans andOslash;rberg introduces the reader to the language and thought of ancient Rome through short readings by Cicero, Tacitus, Martial and others. Sermones Romani can be read immediately following andOslash;rbergandrsquo;s first year elementary text, Familia Romana (Lingua Latina Pars I), also available from Focus.
Supplemental reader in the Oerberg Lingua Latina series. This anthology includes abridged and annotated selections from Plautus, Cato, Cicero, Phaedrus, Horace, Tacitus, Martial, Pliny, Aulus Gellius, and Lucas.
A collection of supplemental readings
About the Author
Hans Henning andOslash;rberg (1920andndash;2010) received his MA in English, French, and Latin from the University of Copenhagen in 1946. He taught at various Danish high schools until 1963 and at the Grenaa Gymnasium until 1988. From 1953 to 1961 he served on the staff of the Nature Method Institute, Copenhagen. He is the author of the Latin course andldquo;Lingua Latina secundum naturae rationem explicataandrdquo; (1955andndash;56); the course was revised in 1990andndash;91, with a number of supplements, under the title andldquo;Lingua Latina per se illustrata.andrdquo; His books were published by Domus Latina, a publishing house he founded in Denmark, and are distributed in the English speaking world by Focus Publishing.