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Quantity and Accent in Latin
An Introduction to the Reading of Latin Aloud


  • Date Published: October 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107432994

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  • First published in 1930, as the second edition of a 1913 original, this book presents an introduction to the core aspects of Latin pronunciation. Textual notes are incorporated throughout and a detailed bibliography is also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Latin and the history of education.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107432994
    • length: 146 pages
    • dimensions: 178 x 127 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.15kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Latin and English vowels
    2. Latin and English diphthongs
    3. Latin and English consonants
    4. I and U as consonants
    5. Doubled consonants
    6. Latin syllables
    7. Elision of vowels. Slurring
    8. Quantity
    9. Hidden quantity
    10. Accent
    11. General remarks on quantity and accent
    12. Prose and verse. Accent and ictus
    13. Words frequently mispronounced
    14. Exercises
    15. Selected passages, marked for reading
    16. The phrasing of Latin words for reading
    17. Ancient writers' references to Greek and Latin accent
    Appendix. From the plaint of a scholarly rimester of a century ago

  • Author

    F. W. Westaway

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