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On-Line Exercises

On-line Latin word lists and dictionaries

  • Latin Core Vocabulary list of the 1000 most common words (DCC) can be downloaded in various formats and imported to make vocabulary practice sets with programs such as Mnemosyne or Anki
  • Whitaker's Words, an ordinary dictionary of about 39,000 words that provides short definitions and parts of speech (Notre Dame)
  • Glossa: a Latin Dictionary, based on Lewis and Short, provides much more thorough definitions for Latin as it was used from antiquity to the middle ages (a third way)

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Latin Texts: Easy

Latin Texts: Intermediate and Advanced

  • Dexter Hoyos' 10 Basic Rules for Reading Latin (CANE)
  • Laura Gibbs has put 80 of Aesop's Fables online in Latin at Latin Via Fables. The site includes grammar help and links to the original 17th century text of Francis Barlow. A great way to offer extra reading for intermediate students
  • The Fables of Phaedrus completely glossed and annotated (CTCWeb)
  • Dickinson College Commentaries. Latin and Greek texts with explanatory notes, vocabulary, and graphic, video and audio elements, for readers of Greek and Latin. Currently, there are commentaries of Sulpicius Severus' Life of St Martin of Tours and Caesar's Gallic Wars. More to come.
  • The Worlds of Roman Women highlights the lives of Roman women through images and annotated texts (Ann Raia and Judith Sebesta)
  • Intermediate Latin Readings by Ovid, Pliny, Catullus, and Cicero on Relationships, all annotated (Ann Raia)
  • De Feminis Romanis, annotated Latin readings on Roman women (Diotima)
  • Silver Muse Project (University of Texas) is a hypertext system of reading guides, commentaries, essays, and notes for Roman imperial poetry (Ovid, Lucan, Valerius Flaccus, Statius, and Silius Italicus)
  • The Vindolanda Tablets On-Line
  • Medieval Women Writers, annotated selections from Egeria, Constantia, and Hrotsvitha (Laurie Churchill)
  • A Hypertext Book of Hours. Based on a 1599 Psalter, it contains Gospel readings, psalms, prayers for saints' feastdays, and a daily calendar. Also includes facing English translation. (Glenn Gunhouse)
  • The Vulgate Bible (in Latin, of course)
  • Neo-Latin Colloquia, or conversations for learning Latin during the Renaissance (Stoa)
  • Ephemeris: Keep up with the news. Lots of coverage of the modern world, all reported in Latin.
  • Nuntii Latini, "News in Latin" is a weekly news show broadcast from Finland: taped broadcasts, transcripts, archives, and more.
  • Radio Bremen also produces a Latin news broadcast.
  • Cicero's Home Page
  • The Vergil Project

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