Lingua Latina, Part I has 23 ratings and 2 reviews. Thomas said: You need very little knowledge of Latin or the Romance Languages to comprehend the text. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata has ratings and 48 reviews. Hans Henning Ørberg The late Orberg is to be commended for doing such a good job!. Lingua Latina – Familia Romana by Hans Henning Orberg, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Lingua Latina per se Illustrata: Pars I: Familia Romana

Open Preview See a Problem? For those unfamiliar, Lingua Latina contains only Latin words. Familia Romana Pars I of the Lingua Latina series contains thirty-five chapters and describes the life of a Roman family in the 2nd century A. One doesn’t, however, need any previous knowledge of Latin and if one is starting ‘from scratch’, one shouldn’t expect to match my speed of progress!

Dec 15, A. The Orberg book provides remarkable appendixes on grammar and vocabulary on the final pages.

This book is an amazing introduction to Latin, and the main method which I used to teach myself the language. After about a week I was on chapter XX and could read fluently and lnigua linearly. The texts are based mainly on a Roman family and their household; it’s a good introduction to Roman life and one even starts to feel like hhans knows the people – I will be sad to leave them at the end of the book!

As long as Latin is only taught to competent adult volunteers i. I keep an lingha of this method for English language. Trivia About Lingua Latina per Near the end of the book they also give some parts and pieces of original Latin literature, which is quite nice.


Lingua Latina has worked, thus far. My advice for both of these: Nevertheless, I felt a little saddened to see Orberg end the series by having exercises that were essentially just old-fashioned hzns.

Retrieved from ” https: Aso Mao rated it liked it Nov 23, linguaa I came to this as a former classics major who oeberg really liked Latin because Greek was so much cooler. The course consists of two parts: There is not a word of other language different from Latin in the whole book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I like this method so much more than rote memorization, because unlike most courses, this book provides context for every word you learn making it easier to learn to read and write the languageand I would highly recommend it in conjunction with the online class to anyone who wants a good solid foundation in the Latin language.

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Sep 15, C. The book does get harder quite quickly probably rather too quicklyso students need to be prepared to concentrate and use understanding of other languages they’ve learnt.

If you are a complete beginner of Latin and is looking for a complete textbook that covers everything you need with elaborate guides and explanations, this is NOT the book to use. The Lingua Latina series incorporates the following features: Looking for beautiful books?

The book includes a table of inflections, a Roman calendar, and a word index, Index vocabulorum. The results are often disappointing, both for student and teacher.

Be the first to ask a question about Lingua Latina, Part I. Return to Book Page. The not-so-great thing about the Kindle edition is that the content is scanned, so one cannot highlight excerpts. The material and vocabulary base granted through this book is unparalleled by any other Latin book I have met.


Aug 21, Brian rated it it was amazing. Despite I have marked the book as read, I confess I am re-reading lingux left and right margins of it to memorize vocabulary.

Nov 17, Keegan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lingua Latina secundum naturae rationem explicata published in [1] —besides the author’s name, there isn’t a word in the book that is not in Latin. Jacob’s academy, his knowledge was strictly correct, but it went no farther than the fact that they were “in the New Testament”; and Mr.

In other words, this is a highly useful book for beginning Latin, most of all linuga vocabulary acquisition. I read LL after having done an orherg 2-month course with Wheelock’s Latin, so I was extremely well-prepped in the grammar and could focus on what LL really offers: It is the only textbook currently available that gives students the opportunity to learn Latin without resorting to translation, but allows them to think in the language.

Geo marked it as to-read Jun 03, Ryan rated it really liked it Dec 28, Ryan Mercer rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Luckily I already know how Latin was pronounced.

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