Course Registration No. LIT-049

COURSE OVERVIEW


St. Thomas Aquinas Academy’s core Roman Era Literature list.  See www.yesterdaysclassics.com and Catholic Heritage Curriculum's catalogue for more Roman history titles.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


 

Literature Grades and Book Reports

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 1995 to present. .
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Central to the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy program is literature and the preparation of the child for a lifetime of appreciating classic literature and great books. In keeping with this purpose, it is recommended that each student complete two book reports per quarter (four per semester) unless directed otherwise by a literature course paired with their historical cycle. Suggested book report formats for each grade level can be found on the Member Support Site. Sign in at www.staahomeschool.com/members, click on "COURSE & DOWNLOADS," and then scroll through the resource list until you come to the "Literature Grades & Book Reports" link.

 

A Landscape With Dragons: The Battle for Your Child’s Mind

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

260 pages; Ignatius Press; Rev and Exp edition (November 1998); 7 chapters; 5 part reading list, bibliography

 

Paideia Program

  • Author: Mortimer J. Adler
  • ISBN: 0020130406        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

256 pages; Touchstone; 1st Macmillan Paperbacks Ed edition (November 1, 1984); 3 parts; 16 chapters; appendix (reading list)

 

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Let the Authors Speak: Guide to Worthy Books [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Carolyn Hatcher
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Old Pinnacle Publishing, 1995. .
  • ISBN: 0964068125        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

120 pages

 

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Cultural Atlas For Young People: Ancient Rome

  • Author: Mike Corbishley
  • ISBN: 081605147X        978-0816051472
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

96 pages; Facts on File; Revised edition (June 2003); 2 parts—history and geography; introduction; timeline; glossary; index; references and resources

 

Tanglewood Tales: For Girls and Boys

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0812565150        9781599150918
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

192 pages

 

A Wonder Book: For Boys and Girls

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0812565231        9781599150925
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

192 pages.

 

Rome and Romans (Time Traveler Series)

  • Author: Heather Amery and Patricia Vanags
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0746030711        9780746033654
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

32 pages; E.D.C. Publishing; Rev and Updtd edition (January 1998)

 

City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

  • Author: David MacCauley
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0395349222        978-0395349229
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

112 pages; Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books; 1st Ed edition (October 24, 1983)

 

Aeneid for Boys and Girls, The

  • Author: Alfred J. Church
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 1599150603        978-1599150604
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

176 pages; Yesterday’s Classics (September 26, 2006)

 

Greek and Roman Plays for the Intermediate Grades [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Albert Cullum
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0866539417        978-0866539418
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Fearon Teacher AIDS (December 1993)

 

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Augustus Caesar s World

  • Author: Genevieve Foster
  • ISBN: 0964380323        978-0964380325
  • Supplier: Library

330 pages; Beautiful Feet Bks; Illustrate edition (June 1, 1996)

 

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Augustus Caesar, Architect of Empire

  • Author: Monroe Stearns
  • ISBN: 0531009661        978-0531009666
  • Supplier: Library

183 pages; F. Watts (1972)

 

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Book of Virtues, The

  • Author: William J. Bennett
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Simon and Schuster, 1996. .
  • ISBN: 0684835770        978-0684835778
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

832 pages.

 

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Bronze Bow, The

  • Author: Elizabeth George Speare
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Houghton Mifflin, 1997. .
  • ISBN: 0395137195        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

256 pages.

 

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Butler’s Lives of the Saints: Concise Edition

  • ISBN: 0060692995        978-0060692995
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

466 pages; HarperSanFrancisco; Revised edition (July 5, 1991)

 

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Caesar’s Gallic Wars

  • Author: Olivia Coolidge
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Linnet Books, 1998. .
  • ISBN: 0208023348        978-0208023346
  • Supplier: Library

246 pages; Linnet Books; Revised edition (May 1998)

 

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CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458569X        978-0764585692
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

216 pages.

 

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Coriolanus

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • ISBN: 0451528433        978-0451528438
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

384 pages; Signet Classics; 2nd Revised edition (July 2, 2002)

 

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Detectives in Togas

  • Author: Henry Winterfeld
  • ISBN: 0152162801        978-0152162801
  • Supplier: Library

272 pages; Odyssey Classics (November 1, 2002)

 

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Eagle of the Ninth, The

  • Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
  • ISBN: 0374419302        978-0374419301
  • Supplier: Library

264 pages; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); Reprint edition (September 1, 1993)

 

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Gift of the Golden Cup, The: A Tale of Rome and Pirates

  • Author: Isabelle Lawrence
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

288 pages; The Bobbs-Merrill Co (1946)

 

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Julius Caesar

  • Author: John Gunther
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

182 pages; Random House (1959)

 

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Marcus Aurelius : Meditations

  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 2006. Print.
  • Translator: Martin Hammond
  • ISBN: 0140449337        978-0140449334
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

304 Pages

 

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Martyrs of the Coliseum

  • Author: Rev. Augustine O’Reilly
  • ISBN: 0895551926        978-0895551924
  • Supplier: Library

Tan Books and Pub (June 1987)

 

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Message to Hadrian: An Adventure Story of Ancient Rome

  • Author: Geoffrey Trease
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

256 pages; Vanguard Press (1955)

 

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Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

816 pages.

 

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Roman Engineers, The [ORDER USED]

  • Author: L.A. and J.A. Hamey
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000, 1981. Print.
  • ISBN: 0521225116        9780521225113
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

48 pages; 6 chapters

 

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Silver Branch, The

  • Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
  • ISBN: 0374466483        978-0374466480
  • Supplier: Library

228 pages; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); Reprint edition (September 1, 1993)

 

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St. Helena and the True Cross

  • Author: Louis De Wohl
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

190 pages; Vision Books (1958)

 

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The Young Carthaginian, A Story Of The Times Of Hannibal

  • Author: G. A. Henty
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 1576468747        978-1576468746
  • Supplier: Library

199 pages; Quiet Vision Pub (October 30, 2004)

 

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White Isle, The

  • Author: Caroline Dale Snedeker
  • ISBN: 0966706730        978-0966706734
  • Supplier: Library

American Home School Publishing, LLC (2005)

 

 

 


 

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