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Lingua Latina Roma Aeterna Collection (7 vols.)

by Naso, P. Ovidius, Orberg, Hans H., Maro, P. Vergilius (Virgil)

Focus Publishing 1998–2010

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Lingua Latina Roma Aeterna Collection (7 vols.)
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Overview

The immensely popular Lingua Latina series has been aiding students in their comprehension of Latin for over 50 years. The Lingua Latina Roma Aeterna Collection is designed for intermediate-level language learners. It includes part 2 of the Lingua Latina series and supplementary texts. With this collection, students can enhance their reading of author Hans H. Orberg’s Roma Aeterna with study guides, language exercises, vocabulary references, and adapted works by Sallust, Cicero, Vergil, and Ovid—accelerating their acquisition of Latin.

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Looking for part 1 of Lingua Latina series? Check out the 11-volume Lingua Latina Familia Romana Collection.

This resource is only available to users in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Key Features

  • Continues the Lingua Latina series
  • Includes Roma Aeterna and supplementary texts
  • Aids intermediate-level Latin language learners

Praise for Lingua Latina

None of Lingua Latina’s competitors achieve the seamless transition from the author’s Latin to ancient Latin authors that is the hallmark of the Orberg series. When students read unadapted passages from ancient authors in Lingua Latina, they often have the impression that the ancient author’s work is even easier than the Orberg Latin they are already reading without difficulty. This is because they have been well prepared by the meticulous and almost invisible gradations in Orberg’s work.

—C. G. Brown, University of Kentucky

Individual Titles

Roma Aeterna

  • Author: Hans H. Orberg
  • Series: Lingua Latina: Per Se Illustrata
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 424

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Roma Aeterna is the main text for part 2 of the Lingua Latina series. The text begins with a description of the city of Rome. Next, Orberg weaves together lightly edited and original text from Vergil, Livy, Aulus Gellius, Cornelius Nepos, Sallust, Cicero, and Horace, providing a seamless historical narrative about Rome. Intermediate-level Latin language learners will find this text integral in their study.

The beauty of Lingua Latina Pars II: Roma Aeterna is that Orberg takes works of Vergil, Ovid, et al and paraphrases them in graded Latin that helps the student transition to unadapted texts. The further one goes in the book the more the mix changes from adapted to unadapted. I consider it a brilliant book to transition from beginner to intermediate Latin.

—Robert Patrick, foreign language teacher, Parkview High School, Lilburn, Georgia

Latin-English Vocabulary II

  • Author: Hans H. Orberg
  • Series: Lingua Latina: Per Se Illustrata
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Pages: 40

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Latin-English Vocabulary II is a glossary of Latin to English vocabulary used in Roma Aeterna. This convenient, single-volume vocabulary reference is a useful tool for those studying with the Lingua Latina series.

Exercitia Latina II

  • Author: Hans H. Orberg
  • Series: Lingua Latina: Per Se Illustrata
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 140

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Exercitia Latina II contains supplemental grammatical exercises for each of the 115 lessons in Roma Aeterna. With Exercitia Latina II, students can go deeper into their study of the text and accelerate their language acquisition.

Instructions for Part II

  • Author: Hans H. Orberg
  • Series: Lingua Latina: Per Se Illustrata
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 64

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

An excellent supplementary resource for Roma Aeterna, Instructions provides historical and grammatical information on each of the chapters.

Indices for Roma Aeterna

  • Author: Hans H. Orberg
  • Series: Lingua Latina: Per Se Illustrata
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Pages: 64

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Deepen your knowledge of the ancient Roman world with Indices for Roma Aeterna. This volume contains chronological lists of Roman consuls and their triumphs, a name index including short descriptions and explanations in Latin, and a vocabulary index covering all of the terms used in parts 1 and 2 of Lingua Latina.

Vergil: Aeneis Libros I et IV

  • Author: Vergil
  • Editor: Hans H. Orberg
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 80

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This supplementary text, comprised entirely of Latin, covers books 1 and 4 of Vergil’s Aeneid, which many consider the national epic of Rome. This text is designed for all intermediate-level Latin language learners.

Ovid: Ars Amatoria

  • Author: Ovid
  • Editor: Hans H. Orberg
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 110

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

A supplement to part 2 of the Lingua Latina series, Ars Amatoria is a poem in three books by Ovid. The first two books consist of instructions to men on the wooing of women; the third, of instructions to women on the wooing of men; some believe that Augustus banished Ovid to Tomi by the Black Sea due to the immorality of this work. Ars Amatoria is full of humor and contains interesting glimpses of Roman life and manners—the circus, the theatre, and the banquet.

Product Details

  • Title: Lingua Latina Roma Aeterna Collection
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Volumes: 7
  • Pages: 922

About Hans H. Orberg

Hans H. Orberg (April 21, 1920–February 17, 2010) received his MA in English, French, and Latin at the University of Copenhagen. From 1953 to 1961, he worked at The Nature Method Institute, Copenhagen, where languages are taught according to the “natural method” of learning. While there, Orberg developed the Lingua Latina series, first published in 1955.