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This guide lists selected print and electronic information resources in the Library and on the Internet that will help you better enjoy studying Latin.
If you need help, please contact Ivana Niseteo, Liaison Librarian for English, French, French Programs (FASS), Global Humanities, Linguistics, and World Languages & Literatures at 778.782.6838 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Ask a librarian.
- Bibliotheca Latina - An extensive collection of Latin texts from the 6th century BC until the early 20th century. Collected by Prof. Ulrich Harsch, Augsburg, Germany.
- Latin and Greek texts - Perseus Project. Click on a word to bring up parses, English translations and frequency statistics.
- Latin via Ovid: grammar handouts (pdf)
- Wheelock's Latin by F. M. Wheelock, R. A. Lafleur. [print]
- A comprehensive guide to Wheelock's Latin [print]
- Latin For Beginners, Benjamin L. D’Ooge
- Ben-Hur: a tale of the Christ [streaming & DVD]
- Gladiator [DVD]
- The Passion of the Christ [streaming & DVD]
- Spartacus / A&E Television Networks, LLC [streaming & DVD]
- The Trojan women [DVD]
- Emperor (YouTube, with English subtitles)
- Latin Vulgate Bible - Full-text.
- Text of the Traditional Mass - in Latin and English
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
- Lewis & Short Latin dictionary [print & online]
- Oxford Latin dictionary - P.G.W. Glare [print]
- Thesaurus linguae latinae - The most comprehensive dictionary of the Latin language; it covers every author and work from the first items of Latin up to 600 AD [print]
- Wheelock's Latin - flash cards from Quia
- Latin grammar by Charles Bennett
- New Latin grammar by Allen J.H., Greenough J.B.
- Descriptive Latin Grammar - From Orbis Latinus
- Latin grammar / Dirk Panhuis (2006) [print]
To find Latin grammar books in the SFU library, search the catalogue by Subject 'Latin language--Grammar'.
- Wheelock Latin Exercises, for Wheelock's Latin (7th edition). From UVic.
- Forvo - Latin pronunciation dictionary
- Pronunciation - Based on the Wheelock's Latin textbook.
- Vox Latina: a guide to the pronunciation of classical Latin / W. Sidney Allen [print]
- Nuntii Latini (News in Latin] - from YLe Radio, Finland. Weekly broadcasts, active until 2019. The old episodes are still available.
- How old is Latin?
- The Roman Empire map
- Who's who in classical mythology - Michael Grant and John Hazel.
- The Illustrated History of the Roman Empire - Roman place names; Roman emperors; Which battle when?
- The Roman Empire in the first century
Courtesy of Olga's Gallery
These paintings depict some characters from the stories compiled in the Latin via Ovid textbook.
- The Rape of Europa - Titian, 1562
- The Story of Arachne - Velasquez, c. 1644-48. Museo del Prado
- Minerva - Rembrandt, 1635. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany.
- Diana - Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1867. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
- The Water Nymph - Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1518. Museum der Bilden Kunste, Leipzig, Germany
- Jupiter and Thetis - Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1811. Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France
- Pan and Syrinx - Jacob Jordaens, c. 1625. Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
- Diana and Callisto - Titian, 1556-1559. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
- Philemon and Baucis - Rembrandt, 1658. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
- Echo and Narcissus - Nicolas Poussin, c.1627/28. Louvre, Paris, France
- Narcissus - Caravaggio, c.1597. Palazzo Barberini, Rome, Italy
- Medea about to kill her children - Eugène Delacroix. 1838. Louvre, Paris, France