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Course Registration No. LIT-742


Designed as part of Roman Studies I.  
18-week course plan, includes readings and assignments from:  Bulfinch's Mythology;  The Aeneid and CliffsNotes: The Aeneid;  Plutarch's Lives: Volume 2;  CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar;  Cicero: On the Good Life.





Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
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Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.



Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
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888 pages. We prefer the out of print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.


The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)

  • Author: Virgil
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2010. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Fagles
  • ISBN: 0143106295        978-0143106296
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496 Pages.


Cliffs Notes: The Aeneid

  • Author: Richard McDougall and Suzanne Pavlos
  • Publisher/Copyright: Lincoln, NE: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 0764586807        978-0764586804
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Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
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752 pages.


CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458569X        978-0764585692
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216 pages.


Cicero : On the Good Life

  • Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Publisher/Copyright: Middlesex: Penguin Classics, 1971. Print.
  • Translator: Michael Grant
  • ISBN: 0140442448        978-0140442441
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384 pages; 6 articles; appendices; maps; index.


Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource



STAA Study Guide: Roman Studies I, A Track • Biology IA

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
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Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.