EXPERIENTIA PRAESTANTIOR ARTE
The traditionalist does not believe that things persist accidentally, but rather because there is something worthwhile in them. The pedagogic history of the 20th century has been one of forgetting lessons learned through hard experience; the task ahead is one of recalling them.
Imperium Press' Classical Curricula series recovers what is worthwhile in the pedagogy of the past. The series presents courses of study handed down to us by the greatest educators of all time.
THE LATIN COURSE
Imperium Press' Latin Course is designed around two of the greatest Latin grammars in the history of the English language: Collar and Daniell's First Year Latin and Kennedy's Revised Latin Primer. This course takes the student from absolute beginner to reading Caesar, building a solid grammatical foundation that will allow him to continue to enjoy unadapted Latin no matter how complex.
The curriculum is as follows:
Collar and Daniell's
First Year Latin
A key Latin textbook of the 19th century, First Year Latin gives the student a strong grammatical foundation, with carefully graded lessons aimed at letting him read Caesar unadapted. This revised edition of Collar and Daniell also includes expanded exercises and additional reading material not included in the original edition.
Kennedy's Revised Latin Primer
A consistent bestseller in classics for over a century, called by Harry Mount "the ultimate rulebook of Latin".
First Year Latin
An essential companion to Collar and Daniell, this bridging text offers graded reading material building the student up to reading Caesar's Commentarii de Bello Gallico.
Caesar's Commentarii de Bello Gallico, Vol. I
A line-by-line translation of Book I of Commentarii de Bello Gallico, with explanatory notes parsing every word.
Electronic supplements to the course, including a Teacher's Guide, Self-Study Guide, and Lewis and Short's Latin Dictionary.
Learn Latin with the best of the Grammar-translation and Natural methods:
through Collar and Daniell's First Year Latin.
Caesar's Commentarii de Bello Gallico, Vol. II
A literal translation of Commentarii de Bello Gallico in its entirety, with notes explaining historical and grammatical points of interest.