Latin for beginners (1911)/Contents

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To the Student — By way of Introduction 1-4


Alphabet, Sounds of the Letters, Syllables, Quantity, Accent, How to Read Latin 5-11


I-VI. First PrinciplesSubject and Predicate, Inflection, Number, Nominative Subject, Possessive Genitive, Agreement of Verb, Direct Object, Indirect Object, etc.Dialogue 12-24

VTI-VIII. First or Ā-DeclensionGender, Agreement of Adjectives, Word Order 25-30

IX-X. Second or O-Declension — General Rules for DeclensionPredicate Noun, AppositionDialogue 31-35

XI. Adjectives of the First and Second Declensions 36-37

XII. Nouns in -ius and -ium — Germānia 38-39

XIII. Second Declension (Continued) — Nouns in -er and -irItalia — Dialogue 39-4i

XIV. Possessive Adjective Pronouns 42-43

XV. Ablative denoting WithCause, Means, Accompaniment, MannerThe Romans Prepare for War 44-46

XVI. The Nine Irregular Adjectives 46-47

XVII. The Demonstrative is, ea, idDialogue 48-50

XVIII. Conjugation — Present, Imperfect, and Future of sumDialogue 51-53

XIX. Present Active Indicative of amō and moneō 54-56

XX. Imperfect Active Indicative of amō and moneōMeaning of the ImperfectNiobe and her Children. 56-57

XXI. Future Active Indicative of amō and moneōNiobe and her Children (Concluded) 58-59

XXII. Review of VerbsThe Dative with AdjectivesCornelia and her Jewels 59~61

XXIII. Present Active Indicative of regō and audiōCornelia and her Jewels (Concluded) 61-63

XXIV. Imperfect Active Indicative of regō and audiōThe Dative with Special Intransitive Verbs 63-65

XXV. Future Active Indicative of of regō and audiō 65-66

XXVI. Verbs in - — Present, Imperfect, and Future Active Indicative of capiōThe Imperative 66-68

XXVII. Passive Voice — Present, Imperfect, and Future Indicative of amō and moneōPerseus and Andromeda 68-72

XXVIII. Present, Imperfect, and Future Indicative Passive of regō and audiōPerseus and Andromeda (Continued) 72-73

XXIX. Present, Imperfect, and Future Indicative Passive of -iō Verbs — Present Passive Infinitive and Imperative 73-75

XXX. Synopses in the Four Conjugations — The Ablative denoting FromPlace from Which, Separation , Personal Agent 75-78

XXXI. Perfect, Pluperfect, and Future Perfect of sumDialogue 79-81

XXXII. Perfect Active Indicative of the Four Regular ConjugationsMeaning of the PerfectPerseus and Andromeda (Continued) 81-83

XXXIII. Pluperfect and Future Perfect Active Indicative — Perfect Active Infinitive 84-85

XXXIV. Review of the Active Voice — Perseus and Andromeda (Concluded) 86-87

XXXV. Passive Perfects of the Indicative — Perfect Passive and Future Active Infinitive 88-90

XXXVI. Review of Principal PartsPrepositions, Yes-or-No Questions 90-93

XXXVII. Conjugation of possumThe Infinitive used as in English — Accusative Subject of an InfinitiveThe Faithless Tarpeia 93-96

XXXVIII. The Relative Pronoun and the Interrogative PronounAgreement of the relativeThe Faithless Tarpeia (Concluded) 97-101

XXXIX-XLI. The Third Declension — Consonant Stems 101-106

XLII. Review Lesson — Terror Cimbricus 107

XLIII. Third DeclensionI-Stems 108-110

XLIV. Irregular Nouns of the Third Declension — Gender in the Third Declension— The First Bridge over the Rhine 111-112

XLV. Adjectives of the Third Declension— The Romans Invade the Enemy's Country 113-115

XLVI. The Fourth or U-Declension 116-117

XLVII. Expressions of PlacePlace to Which, Place from Which, Place at or in Which, the Locative — Declension of domusDædalus and Icarus 117-121

XLVIII. The Fifth or Ē-DeclensionAblative of Time — Dædalus and Icarus (Continued) 121-123

XLIX. Pronouns — Personal and Reflexive Pronouns — Dædalus and Icarus (Concluded) 123-126

L. The Intensive Pronoun ipse and the Demonstrative īdemHow Horatius Held the Bridge 126-127

LI. The Demonstratives hic, iste, illeA German Chieftain Addresses his Followers — How Horatius Held the Bridge (Continued) 128-130

LII. The Indefinite Pronouns — How Horatius Held the Bridge (Concluded) 130-132

LIII. Regular Comparison of Adjectives 133-i35

LIV. Irregular Comparison of AdjectivesAblative with Comparatives 135-136

LV. Irregular Comparison of Adjectives (Continued) — Declension of plūs 137-138

LVI. Irregular Comparison of Adjectives (Concluded) — Ablative of the Measure of Difference 138-139

LVII. Formation and Comparison of Adverbs 140-142

LVIII. NumeralsPartitive Genitive 142-144

LIX. Numerals (Continued) — Accusative of ExtentCæsar in Gaul 144-146

LX. Deponent VerbsPrepositions with the Accusative 146-147


LXI. The Subjunctive Mood — Inflection of the Present — Indicative and Subjunctive Compared 148-151

LXII. The Subjunctive of Purpose 151-153

LXIII. Inflection of the Imperfect SubjunctiveSequence of Tenses 153-155

LXIV. Inflection of the Perfect and Pluperfect SubjunctiveSubstantive Clauses of Purpose 156-159

LXV. Subjunctive of possumVerbs of Fearing 160-161

LXVI The Participles — Tenses and Declension 161-164

LXVII. The Irregular Verbs volō, nōlō, mālōablative Absolute 164-166

LXVIII. The Irregular Verb fiōSubjunctive of Result 167-168

LXIX. Subjunctive of CharacteristicPredicate Accusative 169-171

LXX. Constructions with cumAblative of Specification 171-173

LXXI. Vocabulary ReviewGerund and Gerundive — Predicate Genitive 173-177

LXXII. The Irregular Verb Indirect Statements 177-180

LXXIII. Vocabulary Review — The Irregular Verb ferōDative with Compounds 181-183

LXXIV. Vocabulary ReviewsSubjunctive in Indirect Questions 183-185

LXXV. Vocabulary ReviewDative of Purpose or End for Which 185-186

LXXVI. Vocabulary ReviewGenitive and Ablative of Quality or Description 186-188

LXXVII. Review of AgreementReview of the Genitive, Dative, and Accusative 189-190

LXXVIII. Review of the Ablative 191-192

LXXIX. Review of the Syntax of Verbs 192-193


Introductory Suggestions 194-195

The Labors of Hercules 196-203

P. Cornelius Lentulus: The Story of a Roman Boy 204-225


Appendix I. Tables of Declensions, Conjugations, Numerals, etc 226-260

Appendix II. Rules of Syntax 261-264

Appendix III. Reviews 265-282

Special Vocabularies 283-298

Latin-English Vocabulary 299-331

English-Latin Vocabulary 332-343

INDEX 344-348