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Lectiones Memorabiles: Selections from Horace, Lucretius, Seneca, Suetonius, and Tacitus Volume 2


Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci ISBN-13: 9780865168305

Author: Yasuko Taoka

Curriculum: IB Diploma Programme International Baccalaureate

Dimension: 6 x 0.5 x 8.8 inches

Format: Paperback

Isbn 10: 086516830X

Language: English

Pages: 157 pages

Release date: 01/31/2015

Series: IB Diploma Program

Year: 2015


This reader contains the prescribed passages for the History and Good Living portions of the IB® Latin Syllabus with examinations in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Same- and facing-page notes provide historical background, cultural context, and grammatical assistance. Introductions to each selection orient students to significant themes and events. The reader includes introductions to each author, appendices on meter and on literary terms, and a historical timeline. 

Special Features

  • Introductions to History and Good Living
  • Unadapted Latin passages with same- and facing-page notes:
    SL and HL
        • Tacitus,
        2.70–73, 82–83; 3.1–6, 10–18

    HL Only
        • Suetonius,
        22–26, 33–36, 39–42, 52–53

    Good Living:
    SL and HL
        • Lucretius,
    De Rerum Natura
        1.54–135; 2.1–61 • Horace,
        1.9, 2.16, 3.26, 4.7 • Seneca,
    Epistulae Morales
        1, 16

    HL Only
        • Seneca,
    De Tranquillitate Animi
  • Introductions for each author and for each selection
  • Metrical appendix
  • Appendix of rhetorical devices and figures of speech
  • Historical timeline