It's another anthology that should be very useful to Church Latinists. The short introduction is excellent: a helpful summary of Church Latin's history, vocabulary, forms, syntax, and metric. Each author has a paragraph or two of interesting introductory material, and lots of photographs and reproductions of art and artifacts are nicely tucked in throughout.
Links are tucked away in the dozens and dozen of posts on this blog. And since sometimes I update old posts months later with related new finds, even if you have read every post here from the beginning, you may find something you hadn't seen in the below new list!
It feels like everyone involved in creating this work really, really loved the Latin language. It is bursting with helpful charts and examples!
Are you like me, one of those people who likes to check the box and celebrate when you do your daily tasks? I just love to set goals, plan successes, and track my progress. Today I present to you a free printable study tracker to help keep track of your progress at learning Latin, whichever... Continue Reading →
Wow, just wow... So way back when, when all the educated English gents knew Latin, some of them published a book of English (and American) Victorian Poetry that was translated into Latin. It's hundreds of pages long and includes dozens of well-known poets from that era. Here is Edward Lear, for a very lighthearted example:... Continue Reading →
If you are looking for a bit of not too difficult Latin to read..., I would recommend the life of St. Ambrose by Paulinus, his secretary. It is done in an easy and delightful style...--E. K. Rand, professor of Latin at Harvard University, in Founders of the Middle Ages (1928) Links to the Vita Sancti... Continue Reading →