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Catullus | Cicero | Horace | Ovid | Vergil
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     This is an incomplete listing of texts and ancillary material available for use in the AP Latin classroom. College Board does not offer approval of any texts specifically; these are just various publishers' answers to the need for texts for students.

     Have we missed a text or a series of critical essays? Please send the complete bibliography including the ISBN number to Ginny at ginlindzey@lindzey.us and we'll add it to the list.

     Here are a few of the publishers so you can go right to their websites and order your texts. Links are also included below with the particular texts.

Bolchazy-Carducci | Focus Publishing
Campanian Society | Prentice Hall

 

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CATULLUS

  • Arnold, Bruce, Andrew Aronson & Gil Lawall. Love and Betrayal: A Catullus Reader. Glenview, IL: Prentice Hall Inc, 2000. pp 250. ISBN 0-13-043345-4 (paperback, student edition), 0-13-043344-6 (paperback, teacher's guide). REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • Bender, Henry and Phyllis Young Forsyth. Catullus: Advanced Placement Edition. Student Text. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, Publishers, Inc., 1997. Pp 105. ISBN 0-86516-275-1. REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • Bender, Henry and Phyllis Young Forsyth. Catullus: Advanced Placement Edition. Teacher's Manual. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 1997. Pp 105. ISBN 0-86516-276-X. REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • Catullus Reference Infobase, The Romanitas Reference Series CD-ROM. Paratext: www.paratext.com
  • (for this website) Garrison, Daniel, The Student's  Catullus Univ of Oklahoma Pr (Txt); ISBN: 0806127635; 2nd edition (May 2000). REVIEW AVAILABLE

Catullus Ancillae

  • Wiseman, T.P. Catullus and His World: A Reappraisal. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. ISBN 0-521-31968-4
  • Catullus and Horace: Selections. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, Publishers, Inc., 1984. 
  • Schola Catans. Cassette, Musical Score, &/or Libretta. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, Publishers, Inc., 1998. 
  • Catullus: Love and Hate. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-86516-180-1
  • Herold, Don, Audiocassette Recordings of the poems in Love and Betrayal: A Catullus Reader, ed. Bruce Arnold, Andrew Aronson, and Gilbert Lawall (Prentice Hall, 2000). Includes all the poems on the Advanced Placement Syllabus. Read by Don Herold. $6.00 (two tapes). From CANE

Catullus in Fiction

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CICERO

  • Ciraolo, Stephen, Cicero's Pro Caelio: Advanced Placement Edition. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 1997. Pp192. Student text ISBN 0-86516-264-6, teacher's manual ISBN 0-86516-265-4
  • Austin, R. Cicero Pro M. Caelio Oratio. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. ISBN 0-19-814062-2
  • Clark, Albert Curtis, ed. M. Tulli Ciceronis Orationes (Oxford Classical Text). New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. ISBN 0-19-814605-1
  • Englert, W.C. Cicero Pro Caelio. Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr Commentaries, 1990. ISBN 0-92952-465-9
  • Gardner, R (trans.) Cicero XIII (Loeb Classical Library). Cambridge: Harvard University Press: 1958. ISBN 0-674-99492-2

Cicero Ancillae

  • Cicero: Selections. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, Publishers, Inc., 1984.
  • Geffcken, Katherine. Comedy in the Pro Caelio: With an appendix on the In Clodium et Curionem. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 1995. ISBN 0-86516-287-53

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HORACE

  • Bender, Henry V., A Horace Reader for Advanced Placement (preliminary edition). Newburyport MA: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co., 1998. Pp 166. ISBN 0-941051-67-6. REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • Ancona, Ronnie. Horace: Selections from the Odes and Satire I.9. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. Student: ISBN 0-86516-416-9; Teacher’s Guide: ISBN 0-86516-430-4 REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • Brucia, Margaret and Madeleine Henry, Horace Satire I.9: The Boor . Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. Student: ISBN 0-86516-413-4; Teacher’s Guide, ISBN 0-86516-429-0

Horace Ancillae

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OVID

  • Jestin, Charbra Adams & Phyllis Katz. Ovid: Amores, Metamorphoses Selections. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. Student: ISBN 0-86516-414-2; Teacher’s Edition: ISBN 0-86516-427-4 REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • LaFleur, Richard A., Love and Transformation: An Ovid Reader. Reading: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995. Pp150. ISBN 0-8013-1299-X. 2nd Edition, 1999.  Now distributed by Prentice Hall. REVIEW AVAILABLE

Amores

  • Barsby, J. Ovid: Amores I. Bristol: Bristol Classical Focus Group (UK), 1979. ISBN 0-906515-45-93
  • Kenney, E.J. ed. Amores, Medicamina Faciei Femineae, Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris (Oxford Classical Text). New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. ISBN 0-19-814969-7
  • Jestin, Charbra Adams & Phyllis Katz. Ovid: Amores, Metamorphoses Selections. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. Student: ISBN 0-86516-414-2; Teacher’s Edition: ISBN 0-86516-427-4
  • LaFleur, Richard A., Love and Transformation: An Ovid Reader. Reading: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995. Pp150. ISBN 0-8013-1299-X. 2nd Edition, 1999.  Now distributed by Prentice Hall
  • Ovid: Heroides and Amores, trans. G. Showerman: 2nd ed. rev. by G. P. Goold, (Loeb Classical Library). London and Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986. ISBN 0-674-99045-5

Metamorphoses

  • Anderson, William S. Ovid's Metamorphoses, Books 1-5. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. ISBN 0-8061-2845-3
  • Anderson, William S. Ovid's Metamorphoses, Books 6-10. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. ISBN 0-8061-1456-8
  • Anderson, William S. and Mary P. Fredrick. Selections from Ovid's Metamorphoses. White Plains, New York: Longman, 1987. ISBN 0-582-36748-4
  • Hill, D. Metamorphoses I-IV (Classical Text Series). Aris & Phillips (UK, 1985). ISBN 0-85668-257-8
  • Hollis, A.S. Ovid's Metamorphoses, Books VII. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. ISBN 0-19-814460-1
  • Jestin, Charbra Adams & Phyllis Katz. Ovid: Amores, Metamorphoses Selections. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. Student: ISBN 0-86516-414-2; Teacher’s Edition: ISBN 0-86516-427-4
  • Lee, A.G. ed. Ovid--Metamorphoses, Book I. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 1985. ISBN 0-86516-040-6
  • Ovid: Metamorphoses, 2 vols., trans F.J. Miller; 3rd ed rev. by G.P. Goold (Loeb Classical Library). London and Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984. ISBN 0-674-99046-3 and 0-674-99047-1

Ovid Ancillae

  • Ovid Reference Infobase, The Romanitas Reference Series CD-ROM. Paratext: www.paratext.com
  • Barbara Weiden Boyd, Ovid's Literary Loves: Influence and Innovation in the Amores. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997. Pp. xii, 252. $39.50. ISBN 0-472-10759-3. REVIEW AVAILABLE

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VERGIL

  • Boyd, Barbara Weiden, Vergil's Aeneid Books 10 & 12: Pallas & Turnus.Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. Student: ISBN 0-86516-415-0; Teacher’s Guide: ISBN 0-86516-428-2 REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • Boyd, Barbara Weiden, Vergil's Aeneid Selections from Books 1, 2, 4, 6, 10, and 12. (a complete revision of Pharr's plus additional selections). Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. Student: ISBN ISBN 0-86516-480-0, $29.00 forthcoming; Teacherís Guide: ISBN ISBN 0-86516-481-9, $24.00.
  • Hornsby, Roger A. and Alexander G. McKay, Arma Virumque: Heroes at War, Vergil, Aeneid 10.420-509 and Aeneid 12.791-842, 887-952, The Campanian Society, Inc. Teacher's Manual  ISBN 0-96627-631-0, Student Text/Workbook  ISBN 0-96627-632-9  REVIEW AVAILABLE
  • LaFleur, Richard A and Alexander McKay. S A Song of War: Readings from Vergil's Aeneid. Prentice Hall. The text's readings (including all those on the Advanced Placement* Latin Literature syllabus and the International Baccalaureate Latin syllabus) are comprised of selections from Books One, Four, Six, Ten, and Twelve, as well as Book Two in its entirety.
    ISBN
    0130534501 Student Edition
    ISBN
    013053451X Teacher's Guide
  • Palma, Ron. Vergil's Aeneid, Book X (Lines 420-509) and Vergil's Aeneid, Book XII (Lines 791-842 and 887-952). Each of the two booklets is available for $5; priority mail is $3 for both texts. Make check to Ronald B. Palma, 1112 W. Queens Pl., Broken Arrow, OK 74012.
  • Pharr, Clyde. Vergil's Aeneid Books I-VI. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. cloth ISBN 086516-395-2; paperback ISBN 086516-272-2
  • Vergil Reference Infobase, The Romanitas Reference Series CD-ROM. Paratext: www.paratext.com

Vergil Ancillae

  • The Art of the Aeneid. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-86516-237-9
  • Vergil's Dido and Mimus Magicus. Limited edition CD. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-86516-346-4
  • Vergil: Selections. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. 1984.
  • Vergil's Aeneid: Books I & II. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-86516-023-6.
  • A Vergil Concordance. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
  • Why Vergil? A Collection of Interpretations. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-86516-418-5.
  • Barnes, Philip, conducting. Rome's Golden Poets: A Cappella Settings of Latin Verse. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 1999. Music CD.
  • Enhancing the Study of Vergil's Aeneid.  Features teaching materials on the Cumaean Sibyl, the scenes on the doors of Apollo's temple (Aeneid 6), omens and prophecies in the Aeneid, Vergilian literary allusions in Milton, rhetorical figures in the Aeneid and Greek names in the Aeneid. Includes student exercises and drills. (76pp). Item # A251 The Campanian Society, Inc
  • Exploring Vergil's Aeneid (R. Rose Williams). To study the Aeneid is to face the most influential poem, and perhaps the most influential piece of literature ever written. Williams includes a brief synopsis of each book of the Aeneid, followed by a playlet - On Carthage Bay - based on Aeneid I and IV. A chapter on explanations and exercises of figures of speech, character studies, rhythm and meter as well as famous quotes from Aeneid I, II and IV. Also included are suggested essays questions for in-class and individual research, plans for translating poetry to poetry and for writing short verses in dactylic hexameter. (73pp). Item # A253 The Campanian Society, Inc
  • Study Notes for Vergil's Aeneid (J. Breuker, Jr.) These study notes (for all 12 books) are designed for both Teacher and Student. Includes: introductory synopsis outlining major themes and imagery; structural overview of each book with line divisions, commentary on each section highlighting major themes, imagery and diction; a recapitulation ends each book, often with questions for discussion and scholars' comments to elicit debate. A concluding chapter focuses on "The Vergilian Achievement" which sets the Aeneid in context: includes discussion of Achilles, Odysseus. pietas, furor, ambiguity, Aeneas as symbol, Vergil's 'Two Voices" - public voice and private voice, alternate readings of the final scene (optimistic, pessimistic). (100pp). Item # A250 The Campanian Society, Inc
  • A Commentary on the Aeneid: Selections included in the Advanced Placement Vergil Examination: (Aeneid 1.1-519; 2.1-56, 199-297, 469-566, 735-805; 4.1-448, 642-705; 6.1-211, 450-476, 847-901; 10.420-609; 12.791-842, 887-952). (V. Jordon). This commentary is directed to two audiences: high school students and teachers and college students analyzing Vergil's poetic discourse. Selections in each book are treated line-by-line; recognition and identification of syntactical and metrical features are the first part of the analysis; Jordan's close textual analysis helps to elucidate the great beauty of the poem. (225pp). Item # L240 The Campanian Society, Inc

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ANTHOLOGIES

  • Transparent Language software at www.transparent.com
  • Roman Lyric Poetry, ed. McKay and Shepherd, St Martin's Press. IBSN 0 333 06309 0 
    Probably out of print now, but it does break both authors (Catullus & Horace) into theme groups.

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Other Useful Texts

  • (new to this list) the Teacher Manual for an Advanced Placement Course in Latin, 2nd edition, by Diana Leigh Jensen and Peter King, published by the Duke University Talent Identification Program. The first edition was 1992 and the second is 2000. Visit the TIP Web Site at www.tip.duke.edu.  Duke University TIP: 1121 West Main Street, Suite 100, Durham, NC 27701-2086.
  • AP Authors: Vergil, Ovid, Catullus, Horace, Cicero: Bibliography and Biography. The Campanian Society.
  • LaFleur, Richard A., editor. Latin Poetry for the Beginning Student. Longman (Prentice Hall.). ISBN 0-8013-0133-5
  • LaFleur, Richard A., editor Latin for the 21st Century. Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley, 1997. Pp 320.  (Though now distributed/published by Prentice Hall.)  This book includes a useful chapter on AP Latin.
  • The Classical Outlook, the journal of the American Classical League, has a yearly report from the readers of the AP exam. This year's is "The Grading of the 1999 Advanced Placement Examinations in Latin: Vergil" by Peter Howard.  Joining the American Classical League gives you a subscription to both The Classical Outlook and the ACL Newsletter.

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