Required Texts for Classics Courses
Spring, 2007

Department of Classics
Monmouth College

CLAS201 / CLAS224 / CLAS225 / CLAS240
GREK102 / GREK200/300/400
ISSI402 / LATN102 / LATN102 / LATN200/300/400


CLAS201 Classics Seminar: The Year One (Instructor: Sienkewicz)
The Year One : Art of the Ancient World East and West
Elizabeth J. Milleker (Editor)
ISBN: 0300085141
Format: Hardcover, 192pp
Pub. Date: 200
Metropolitan Museum of Art


CLAS224 Word Elements (Instructor: Dobson)

Ayers, D. M. and Worthen, Thomas D. English Words from Latin and Greek Elements (University of Arizona paperback, 2nd ed.)
ISBN: 0816508992
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Pub. Date: May  1986


American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition 
ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618453009; $26.95
ISBN-10: 0618453008
Hardcover; 1664 pages
Publication Date: 06/30/2004


CLAS225 Scientific Terminology (Instructor: Dobson)

Bioscientific Terminology
Author: Donald M. Ayers
ISBN: 0816503052
Format: Paperback, 844pp
Pub. Date: December 1972
Publisher: University of Arizona Press



Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 20th Edition (Thumb-indexed)

By Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, Huckleberry Ridge, LLC, Brookings, Oregon.
F. A. Davis Co.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-1207-5
ISBN-10: 0-8036-1207-9

2,816 pp. 675 ill. Hard cover. ©2005


CLAS240 Ancient Societies: Africa in the Ancient World (Instructor: Sienkewicz)

Cleopatra: A Sourcebook
Author:Jones, Prudence J ISBN:080613741X
Publisher:University of Oklahoma Press
Publication Date:April 2006

Blacks in Antiquity: Ethiopians in the Greco-Roman Experience
Frank M. Snowden
Harvard University Press
ISBN 13 978-0-674-07626-6
390 pages
Not Out of Africa
Author: Mary Lekfowitz
ISBN: 046509838X
ISBN-13: 9780465098385
Format: Paperback, 320pp
Publisher: Perseus Publishing
World of the Pharaohs
by Christine Hobson, Thomas J. Logan
Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 0500275602
Pub. Date: August 1990
Golden Ass
by Apuleius, Kenney E. J. J. (Translator)
ISBN: 0140435905
Pub. Date: January 1999
Penguin Classics
GREK102 Elementary Greek (Instructor: Sienkewicz)
Groton, Anne. From Alpha to Omega, An introduction to Classical Greek.
• Rev. Third Edition, Thoroughly Corrected • Focus Publishing 2000 •  paperback • 1-58510-034-X
Designed for the first course in Classical Greek, fifty lessons in Classical Greek grammar. Presumes    little or no previous language study. Readings drawn from authors such as Aesop and Plato. Successfully used in many programs.
GREK200/300/400 Directed Readings: (Instructor: Sienkewicz)
A Greek Reader for Schools
C. E. Freeman and W. D. Lowe
1917, Reprint 1994 (Bolchazy Carducci)


ISSI402 Classical Mythology and Religion (Instructor: Wine)

Religion in the Roman Empire
Author: James Rives
Publisher: Blackwell's, 2006
ISBN: 9781405106566

Anthology of Classical Myth: Primary Sources in Translation
       Editors: Stephen Trzaskoma, R. Scott Smith, Stephen Brunet
       ISBN: 0872207218
       Format: Paperback, 517pp
       Pub. Date: December 2004
       Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated



Meyer, Marvin W. The Ancient Mysteries
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press,1986
ISBN: 0-8122-1692-x
Burkert, Walter. Ancient Mystery Cults
Cambridge: Harvard University Press,1987
ISBN: 0674033868
LATN102 Elementary Latin (Instructors: Wine or Hellenga)

See The Official Wheelock's Latin Series Website

Wheelock, Frederick M. and Richard A. LaFleur. Wheelock's Latin
ISBN: 0060956410
Format: Paperback, 510pp
Pub. Date: April 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Edition Description: Sixth Edition
 Latina 4.0 CD (Win, Mac OSX & Mac Classic)
Published by Centaur Systems ( 

One-time purchase; required to install modules (below)

Latin Flash Drill modules (Win, Mac OS X, Mac Classic included):

  Wheelock's Latin (6th ed./rev., 2000/2005)

Latin Vocab Drill modules (Win, Mac OS X, Mac Classic included):

  Wheelock's Latin (6th ed./rev., 2000/2005)

The Bantam New College Latin & English Dictionary (John C. Traupman, Softcover) 
Author: John C. Traupman Format: Softcover
ISBN: 0553573012


Authors: Anne Groton and James May
Paperback: 104 pages.
Publisher: Bolchazy Carducci Pub (12/01/1998)
ISBN: 0865162891

LATN200/300/400 Directed Readings (Instructor: Sienkewicz)
You choose one or the other or both.

Cicero Pro Archia Poeta Oratio 2nd Edition
Author: Steven M. Certutti
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006
ISBN: 0-86516-642-0
Cupid and Psyche: An adaptation of the story in `The Golden Ass' of Apuleius
M. G. Balme and J. H. W. Morwood
ISBN13: 9780199120475
ISBN10: 0199120471
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Paperback, 80 pages


LATN201 Understanding Spoken Latin (Instructor: Wine)
  Companion Book to Forum Romanum
by John Donahue
Publisher: National Latin Exam

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