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Hodgson.-MYTHOLOGY FOR LATIN VERSIFICATION.
A brief Sketch of the Fables of the Ancients, prepared to be rendered into Latin Verse for Schools. By F. HODGSON, B.D., late Provost of Eton. New Edition, revised by F. C. HODGSON,
M.A. 18mo. 35. The late Provost of Eton has here supplied a help to the composition of Latin Verse, combined with a brief introduction to Classical Mythology. In this new edition a few mistakes have been rectified; rules have been added to the Prosody; and a more uniform system has been adopted with regard to the help afforded. Juvenal.—Thirteen Satires of JUVENAL. With a Commentary.
By John E. B. MAYOR, M.A., Fellow of St. John's College,
The text is accompanied by a copious Commentary. For various notes the author is indebted to Professors Munro and Conington. All the citations have been taken anew from the original authors.
" A painstaking and critical edition.”—SPECTATOR. • For really ripe scholarship, extensive acquaintance with Latin literature, and familiar knowledge of continental criticism, ancient and modern, it is unsurpassed among English editions.”—EDINBURGH REVIEW. Marshall.A TABLE OF IRREGULAR GREEK VERBS,
classified according to the arrangement of Curtius' Greek Grammar. By J. M. MARSHALL, M.A., Fellow and late Lecturer of Brasenose College, Oxford ; one of the Masters in Clifton College. Svo.
cloth. The system of this tabie has been borrowed from the excellent Greek Grammar of Dr. Curtius.
Mayor (John E. B.)- FIRST GREEK READER. Edited
after Karl Hall, with Corrections and large Additions by JOHN E. B. Mayor, M.A. Fellow and Classical Lecturer of St. John's College, Cambridge. Second and Cheaper Edition. Fcap. 8vo.
A selection of short passages, serving to illustrate especially the Greek Accidence. A good deal of syntax is incidentally taught, and Madvig and other books are cited, for the use of masters : but no learner is expected to know more of syntax than is contained in the Notes and Vocabulary. A preface “ To the Reader,” not only explains the aim and method of the volume, but also deals with classical instruction generally. The extracts are uniformly in the Attic dialect. This book may be used in connexion with Mayor's “Greek for Beginners." After a careful examination we are inclined to consider this volume unrivalled in the hold which its pithy sentences are likely to take on the memory, and for the amount of true scholarship embodied in the annotations,”EDUCATIONAL TIMES.
Mayor (Joseph B.)-GREEK FOR BEGINNERS. By the
Rev. J. B. MAYOR, M.A., Professor of Classical Literature in
The distinctive method of this book consists in building up a boy's knowledge of Greek upon the foundation of his knowledge of English and Latin, instead of trusting everything to the unassisted memory. The forms and constructions of Greek have been thoroughly compared with those of Latin, and no Greek words have been used in the earlier part of the book except such as have connexions either in English or Latin. Each step leads naturally on to its successor, grammatical forms and rules are at once applied in a series of graduated exercises, accompanied by ample vocabularies. Thus the book serves as Grammar, Exercise book, and Vocabulary. Where possible, the Grammar has been simplified; the ordinary ten declensions are reduced to three, which correspond to the first three in Latin ; and the system of stems is adopted. A general Vocabulary, and Index of Greek words, completes the work.
" We know of no book of the same scope so complete in itself, or so well calculated to make the study of Greek interesting at the very commencement." STANDARD.
Peile (John, M.A.)—AN INTRODUCTION TO GREEK
AND LATIN ETYMOLOGY. By John PEILE, M.A., Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Christ's College, Cambridge, formerly Teacher of Sanskrit in the University of Cambridge. New and
Revised Edition. Crown 8vo. 1os. 6d. These Philological Lectures are the result of Notes made during the author's reading during the last three or four years. These Notes were put into the shape of lectures, delivered at Christ's College, during the last May term, as one set in the “ Intercollegiate” list. They are now printed with some additions and modifications, but substantially as they were delivered. “ The book may be accepted as a very valuable contribution to the science of language.”-SATURDAY REVIEW.
Plato.-THE REPUBLIC OF PLATO. Translated into English,
with an Analysis and Notes, by J. LL. DAVIES, M. A., and D. J. VAUGHAN, M.A. Third Edition, with Vignette Portraits of Plate and Socrates, engraved by JEENS from an Antique Gem. 18mo.
An introductory notice supplies some account of the life of Plato, and the translation is preceded by an elaborate analysis. " The translators have,” in the judgment of the SATURDAY REVIEW, " produced a book which any reader, whether acquainted with the original or not, can peruse with pleasure as well as profit.”
Plautus (Ramsay).—THE MOSTELLARIA OF PLAU
TUS. With Notes Critical and Explanatory, Prolegomena, and
I4S. “ The fruits of that exhaustive research and that ripe and well-digested scholarship which its author brought to bear upon everything that he undertook are visible throughout it. It is furnished with a complete apparatus of prolegomena, notes, and excursus; and for the use of veteran scholars it probably lựaves nothing to be desired.”—PALL MALL GAZETTE.
Potts (Alex. W., M.A.)HINTS TOWARDS LATIN
PROSE COMPOSITION. By ALEX. W. Potts, M.A., late
New Edition, enlarged. Extra fcap. Svo. cloth. 35. Those engaged in Classical teaching seem to be unanimously of the opinion that Composition in Latin Prose is not only the most efficient method of acquiring a mastery of the Latin language, but is in itself a valuable means of mental training, and an admirable corrective of some of the worst features in English writing. An attempt is here made to give students, after they have mastered ordinary syntactical rules, some idea of the characteristics of Latin Prose and the means to be employed to reproduce them. Some notion of the treatment of the subject may be gathered from the Contents.' CHAP. I.-Characteristics of Classical Latin, Hints on turning English into Latin ; CHAP. II.-Arrangement of Words in a Sentence ; CHAP. III.-- Unity in Latin Prose, Subject ani Object ; CHAP. IV.-On the Period in Latin Prose ; CHAP. V.-On the position of the Relative and Relative Clauses.
The GLOBE characterises it as an admirable little book which teachers of Latin will find of very great service.”
Roby.--A GRAMMAR OF THE LATIN LANGUAGE, from
Plautus to Suetonius. By H. J. Roby, M. A. late Fellow of St.
Crown 8vo. 8s. 6d. This work is not a compilation from other Latin Grammars, but the result of an independent and careful study of the writers of the strictly classical period, the period embraced between the time of Plautus and that of Suetonius. The author's aim has been to give the facts of the language in as few words as possible. 1. By Grammar the author means an orderly arrangement of the facts which concern the form of a language, as a Lexicon gives those which concern its matter. 2. This is a Grammar strictly of the Latin language ; not a Universal Grammar illustrated from Latin, nor the Latin section of a Comparative Grammar of the IndoEuropean languages, nor a Grammar of the group of Italian dialects, of
which Latin is one. 3. This is a Grammar of Latin from Plautus to Suetonius, with the latter of whom, the author believes, the silver age at latest ends. It will be found that the arrangement of the book and the treatment of the various divisions differ in many respects from those of previous grammars. Mr. Roby has given special prominence to the treatment of Sounds and Word-formation ; and in the First Book he has done much towards settling a discussion which is at present largely engaging the attention of scholars, viz., the pronunciation of the classical languages. The author's reputation as a scholar and critic is already well known, and the publishers are encouraged to believe that his present work will take its place as perhaps the most original, exhaustive, and scientific Grammar of the Latin language that has ever issued from the British press. book is marked by the clear and practised insight of a master in his art. It is a book that would do honour to any country.”—ATHENÆUM.
Rust.-FIRST STEPS TO LATIN PROSE COMPOSITION.
By Rev. GEORGE Rust, M.A. of Pembroke College, Oxford,
Edition. mo. This little work consists of carefully graduated vocabularies and exercises, so arranged as gradually to familiarise the pupil with the elements of Latin Prose Composition, and fit him to commence a more advanced work.
Sallust.-CAII SALLUSTII CRISPI CATILINA ET JUGUR
THA. For Use in Schools. With copious Notes. By C. MERIVALE, B.D. (In the present Edition the Notes have been carefully revised, and a few remarks and explanations added.)
Second Edition. Fcap. 8vo. 45. 6d. This edition of Sallust, prepared by the distinguished historian of Rome, contains an introduction, concerning the life and works of Sallust, lists of the Consuls, and elaborate notes. A very good edition, to which the Editor has not only brought scholarship but independent judgment and historical criticism.”-SPECTATOR. The JUGURTHA and the CATILINA may be had separately, price
25. 6d. each.