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Latin

An Intensive Course

Floyd L. Moreland (Author), Rita M. Fleischer (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 480 pages
ISBN: 9780520031838
October 1977
$41.95, £31.95
This is a comprehensive introduction to Latin forms and syntax, designed to train the student in reading ancient texts at an early stage.
Preface to the Preliminary Edition
Preface to this Edition
INTRODUCTION
A. The Alphabet and Pronunciation
B. Syllabification
C. Accentuation
D. Word Order
ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS BOOK
GRAMMATICAL REVIEW
A SELECTED GLOSSARY OF IMPORTANT TERMS
UNIT ONE
A. The Verbal System
B. The Tenses of the Indicative
C. The Infinitive
D. The Four Conjugations
E. The Principal Parts
F. The Present Active Indicative System of the First Two conjugations
G. The irregular Verb sum, 'be'
H. The Noun System
I. The First Declension
UNIT TWO
A. The Perfect Active Indicative System of All Verbs
B. The Subjunctive Mood
C. Formation and the Subjunctive
D. Present Subjunctive of the Verb sum
E. Conditional Sentences
F. Genitive with Verbs of Accusing and Condemning
UNIT THREE
A. Nouns of the Second Declension
B. First-Second Declension Adjectives
C. Noun-Adjective Agreement
D. Adjectives Used as Nouns
E. Ablative of Means (Instrument)
F. Ablative of Manner (Modal Ablative)
G. Clauses of Purpose; Sequence of Tenses
H. Indirect Commands
UNIT FOUR
A. The Present Active System of All Four Conjugations
B. The Present Passive System of All Four Conjugations
C. The Perfect Passive System of All Four Conjugations
D. Review of Verb Conjugations
E. Ablative of Personal Agent
REVIEW: UNITS ONE TO FOUR
UNIT FIVE
A. Participles: Definition and Formation
B. Some Uses of the Participle
C. Periphrastics
D. Dative of Agent with the Passive Periphrastic
E. Dative of the Possessor
F. The Verb possum, 'be able'
G. Complementary Infinitive
UNIT SIX
A. Nouns of the Third Declension
B. Infinitives
C. Indirect Statement: Subject Accusative and Infinitive
D. The Irregular Noun vis
E. Ablative of Separation
F. Accusative of Place to Which
G. The Locative Case
UNIT SEVEN
A. Demonstrative Adjectives
B. Personal Pronouns
C. Possessive Adjectives
D. Relative Pronoun
E. Interrrogative Adjective
F. Interrogative Pronoun
G. Ablative of Accompaniment
H. Ablative of Time When or Within Which
I. Accusative of Duration of Time and Extent of Space
J. Subjunctive in Subordinate Clauses in Indirect Statement
UNIT EIGHT
A. Adjectives of the Third Declension; Present Participles
B. Fourth Declension Nouns
C. Fifth Declension Nouns
D. Ablative of Respect (Specification)
E. The Irregular Verb eo, ire, 'go'
F. The Present Imperative
G. The Vocative Case
H. Datives of Purpose (Service) and Reference: The Double Dative Construction
REVIEW: UNITS FIVE TO EIGHT
UNIT NINE
A. Comparison of Adjectives
B. Irregular Comparison of Adjectives
C. Comparison with quam; Ablative of Comparison
D. Ablative of Degree of Difference
E. Adverbs and Their Comparison
F. Irregular Comparison of Adverbs
G. Partitive Genitive
UNIT TEN
A. Ablative Absolute
B. Adjectives with Genitive Singular in -ius
C. Ablative of Cause
D. Ablative and Genitive of Description
E. The Irregular Verb fero and Its Compounds
UNIT ELEVEN
A. Deponent Verbs
B. Semi-Deponent Verbs
C. Subjective and Objective Genitive
D. Predicate Genitive (Genitive of Characteristic)
E. Infinitive As Subject
F. The Irregular Verbs volo, nolo, malo
REVIEW: UNITS NINE TO ELEVEN
UNIT TWELVE
A. Independent Uses of the Subjunctive
B. Direct Questions
C. Indirect Questions
D. The Adjective idem, eadem, idem, 'same'
E. The Pronoun and Adjective quidam, 'certain'
F. The Intensive Adjective ipse, ipsa, ipsum, 'self, very'
G. The Demonstrative Adjective iste, ista, istud, 'that (of yours)'
UNIT THIRTEEN
A. The Indefinite Pronouns aliquis, quis, quisquam, quisque
B. Dative with certain Intransitive Verbs
C. Impersonal Passives
D. Dative withCompound Verbs
E. The Verb flo, 'be made, be done, happen, become'
F. The Numerical Adjective duo, duae, duo, 'two'
UNIT FOURTEEN
A. Clauses of Result
B. Substantive Clauses of Result
C. Relative Clauses of Characteristic (Generic Relative Clauses)
D. Relative Clauses of Result
E. Relative Clauss of Purpose and Purpose Clauses Introduced by Adverbs
F. Indirect Reflexives
UNIT FIFTEEN
A. cum Clauses
B. cum Clauses and Ablatives Absolute
C. Other Words Introducing Temporal, Causal, and Concessive Clauses
D. Conjunctions with Indicative or Subjunctive
E. Clauses of Proviso
F. Accusative of Exclamation
UNIT SIXTEEN
A. The Gerund
B. The Gerundie
C. The Gerund and Gerundive Used to Express Purpose
D. Impersonal Verbs
E. The Impersonals interest and refert
UNIT SEVENTEEN
A. Clauses of Fearing
B. Clauses of Doubting
C. Clauses of Prevention
D. The Supine
UNIT EIGHTEEN
A. Subjunctive by Attraction
B. futurum esse ut; fore ut
C. The Historical Infinitive
D. Shortened or Syncopated Forms of the Perfect Active System of Verbs
E. -ere for erunt in the Third Person Plural, Perfect Active Indicative
F. The Greek Accusative: Accusative of Respect or Accusative After Verbs in the Middle Voice
G. Adverbial Accusative
H. Genitive with Expressions of Remembering and Forgetting
I. Genitive of Indefinite Value
J. Ablative of Price
K. quod, 'the fact that'
REVIEW: UNITS TWELVE TO EIGHTEEN
APPENDIX
Nouns
Adjectives
Pronouns
Verbs
Formation of the Future Imperative
Review of the Syntax of Nouns
Review of the Syntax of Verbs
Participles
Gerunds
Gerundives
Supines
Conditions in Indirect Statement
Conditions in Other Subordinate Clauses
Additional Rules
Roman Names
A Note on Quantitative Rhythm
Numerals
LATIN-ENGLISH VOCABULARY
ENGLISH-LATIN VOCABULARY
INDEX
"The best Latin text now available and I very much doubt that a better one will appear for a long time."—Ralph W. Johnson, Cornell University

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