Greeks and Romans by A. M. Wright


Greeks and Romans by A. M. Wright

This book covers everything pupils need to know for the non-linguistic section of the Latin Common Entrance exam at 13+, and provides a thorough introduction to what life was really like for the Romans as they carried out their daily routine in Rome, in Britain and in the Roman army. The book also features some of the most exciting and famous classical myths which form the foundation of Roman culture. It is the ideal resource to support Common Entrance study and to help pupils improve their understanding of the cultural background to the Roman world. There are four main sections included in the book: Greek Mythology, The City of Rome, Domestic Life, and The Roman Army and Roman Britain. To help pupils develop effective exam technique and to consolidate material covered throughout the book, exam-style practice questions are included. - Includes everything pupils need to know for the culture section of the Latin Common Entrance exam at 13+ - Features some of the most famous and exciting myths which form the foundation of classical Roman culture - ideal to help pupils gain a clear understanding - Exam-style practice questions will enable pupils to consolidate material covered in the book and develop exam technique

About the Author

After teaching in London and Oxford, A. M. Wright is currently based at St. Mary's, Ascot. She studied at the University of St Andrews and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. She has served on the Councils of the Joint Association of Classical Teachers and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. She has written Latin Prep Workbooks 1A and 1B (published by Galore Park) as well as a 5-volume series on Inside Ancient Greece. In her spare time, she directs productions of Greek tragedies and plays the 'cello in her local orchestra. She also enjoys playing the piano and clarinet.

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128 pages


A. M. Wright
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Publication date

15th April 2011



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