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Essentials of Latin: An Introductory Course

Essentials of Latin: An Introductory Course

John F.C. Richards, a professor of Latin and Greek at Columbia University, provides an introduction to Latin sentence structure and word usage. Intended for use with Richards’ Essentials of Latin textbook, the album provides a thorough but measured approach to learning Latin, gradually increasing in difficulty with each lesson. There are 41 lessons in total. Topics covered in Richards’ Latin lessons include figures of classic Roman literature and mythology, poetry, and descriptions of world geography.

Liner notes include the Latin text and an explanation of quotes and pronunciation techniques used on specific tracks.

NOTE: Scanned text only included for the first 11 tracks of the album. There are 41 tracks in total.

Track Listing

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I: Nostra Academia in America est... John F.C. Richards 3:27
102
II: Patriam semper amamus... John F.C. Richards 4:10
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III: Agricolae in agros veniunt... John F.C. Richards 3:21
104
IV: Marcus Tullius, vir honestus... John F.C. Richards 4:40
105
V: Nuper in Nova Anglia habitavi... John F.C. Richards 4:49
106
VI: Mantua Vergilium potam genuit... John F.C. Richards 6:07
201
VII: Haec urbs Novum Eboracum appellatur... John F.C. Richards 4:14
202
VIII: Multos deos colebat populus... John F.C. Richards 5:03
203
IX: Philemon et Baucis annos... John F.C. Richards 3:31
204
X: Septem reges Romani fuerunt... John F.C. Richards 7:41
205
XI: Ianuam aperio... John F.C. Richards 5:45
301
XII: Graecie capta ferum... John F.C. Richards 5:57
302
XIV: Vos exemplaria Graeca... John F.C. Richards 3:30
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XV: Felix, qui patriis aevum... John F.C. Richards 3:48
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XVI: Horatii curiosa felicitas John F.C. Richards 5:55
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XVII: Pallida mors aequo pulsat John F.C. Richards 5:45
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XVIII: Nihil est ab omni... John F.C. Richards 7:08
402
XIX: O fons Bandusiae... John F.C. Richards 5:08
403
XX: Splendide mendax et... John F.C. Richards 4:30
404
XXI: Felix qui potuit rerum... John F.C. Richards 5:51
405
XXII: Iudex damnatur ubi... John F.C. Richards 4:07
501
XXIII: Dulce ridentem Lalagen... John F.C. Richards 5:14
502
XXIV: Cicero respondit non esse... John F.C. Richards 6:56
503
XXV: Omnia vincit amor... John F.C. Richards 5:50
504
XXVI: Caesar omnium ex conspectu John F.C. Richards 4:52
505
XXVII: Quod cupio mecum est John F.C. Richards 5:29
601
XXVIII: Odi et amo... John F.C. Richards 5:51
602
XXIX: E pluribus unum... John F.C. Richards 6:32
603
XXX: Rex iuppiter omnibus idem… John F.C. Richards 6:52
604
XXXI: Diffugere nives... John F.C. Richards 5:42
701
XXXII: Lugete, o Veneres... John F.C. Richards 6:17
702
XXXIII: Carmina sublimis tunc... John F.C. Richards 6:09
703
XXXIV: Cenabis bene, mi Fabulle... John F.C. Richards 5:43
704
XXXV: Cui bono? John F.C. Richards 5:02
705
XXXVI: Dum reliquae naves... John F.C. Richards 3:51
801
XXXVII: Timeo ne malefacta... John F.C. Richards 4:47
802
XXXVIII: Unus homo nobis... John F.C. Richards 5:29
803
XXXIX: Aedui, cum se suaque... John F.C. Richards 4:30
804
XL: Tendebantque manus ripae... John F.C. Richards 4:41
805
XLI: Plura ne dicam... John F.C. Richards 5:54

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