Schaum's Outline of Latin Grammar

Schaum's Outline of Latin Grammar

by Alan Fishbone


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071364553
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/27/2001
Series: Schaum's Outline Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 770,975
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Alan Fishbone (New York, NY) is director of the Latin program at the Latin-Greek Institute in New York City. He holds a masters in Classics from Columbia University and he has worked extensively as a translator of both Latin and ancient Greek.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Latin Alphabet and Pronunciationxiii
Pronunciation of Latin Wordsxiv
Chapter 1The Noun1
The Nominative Case2
The Genitive Case2
The Dative Case3
The Accusative Case3
The Ablative Case3
The Vocative Case4
The First Declension4
The Second Declension7
The Third Declension9
The Fourth Declension12
The Fifth Declension13
A Few Irregular Nouns14
Chapter 2The Adjective17
First-Second-Declension Adjectives17
Third-Declension Adjectives19
Three-Termination Adjectives19
Two-Termination Adjectives20
One-Termination Adjectives21
Adjectives with the Genitive Singular in-ius23
Comparison of Adjectives24
The Comparative Degree24
The Superlative Degree25
Chapter 3Pronouns and Adjectives27
Personal Pronouns27
Reflexive Pronouns28
Possessive Adjectives28
Chapter 4The Verb35
Person and Number35
Present System38
Present Indicative Active39
Present Indicative Passive39
Imperfect Indicative Active41
Imperfect Indicative Passive42
Future Indicative Active43
Future Indicative Passive44
Present Subjunctive Active45
Present Subjunctive Passive46
Imperfect Subjunctive Active47
Imperfect Subjunctive Passive47
Present Imperative Active48
Present Imperative Passive48
Future Imperative Active49
Perfect System52
Perfect Active System52
Perfect Passive System54
Verbal Nouns59
Present Active Participle61
Perfect Passive Participle62
Future Active Participle62
Future Passive Participle62
Deponent Verbs63
Imperfect Subjunctive65
Semi-Deponent Verbs66
Impersonal Verbs66
Some Irregular Verbs67
Present Participle68
Present Indicative68
Imperfect Indicative68
Future Indicative68
Present Subjunctive69
Present Participle69
Present Indicative69
Chapter 5Adverbs and Prepositions73
Common Prepositions with the Accusative Case75
Common Prepositions with the Ablative Case76
Prepositions That Take Both Accusative and Ablative Cases76
Chapter 6Syntax of the Noun79
Nominative Case79
Predicate Nominative79
Genitive Case80
Possessive Genitive80
Partitive Genitive80
Objective Genetive80
Subjective Genetive81
Genitive of Characteristic, or Predicate Genitive81
Genitive of Description81
Genitive of Indefinite Value81
Genitive with Certain Verbs82
Dative Case84
Indirect Object84
Dative of the Possessor85
Predicate Dative85
Dative with Compound Verbs85
Dative with Certain Intransitive Verbs86
Dative of Agent86
Accusative Case88
Direct Object88
Subject Accusative of an Infinitive88
Accusative of Extent of Time or Space88
Adverbial Accusative88
Accusative of Place to Which88
Accusative with Prepositions89
Accusative of Exclamation89
Ablative Case91
Ablative of Place from Which (from)91
Ablative of Place Where (in)92
Ablative of Time When or within Which (in)92
Ablative of Means of Instrument (by)92
Ablative of Cause (from)92
Ablative of Personal Agent (by)92
Ablative of Manner (with)93
Ablative of Separation (from)93
Ablative of Comparison (from)93
Ablative of Degree of Difference (by)93
Ablative of Description (with)93
Ablative of Respect94
Ablative Absolute94
Ablative with Prepositions94
Locative Case97
Chapter 7Syntax of the Adjective99
Predicate Adjective99
Substantive Adjective100
Adverbial Use of the Adjective100
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives100
Chapter 8Syntax of the Simple Sentence105
Indicative Mood106
Imperative Mood110
Negative Commands111
Subjunctive Mood: Independent Uses113
Hortatory or Jussive114
Relative Clauses119
Chapter 9Syntax of the Complex Sentence121
Sequence of Tenses122
Relative Time122
Temporal Clauses123
Causal Clauses124
Concessive Clauses125
Purpose Clauses128
Indirect Commands129
Result Clauses129
Fear Clauses130
Clauses of Prevention130
Clauses of Doubting130
Clauses of Proviso131
Conditional Sentences135
Simple Conditions135
Future Conditions135
Contrary-to-Fact Conditions136
Relative Clauses with the Subjunctive140
Relative Clause of Characteristic140
Relative Clause of Purpose140
Relative Clause of Result141
Relative Clause of Cause141
Participles Revisited144
Ablative Absolute145
Indirect Statement148
Indirect Question153
Subordinate Clauses in Indirect Statement158
Relative Clauses in Indirect Statement159
Conditional Sentences in Indirect Statement162
"Fore ut" Clause165
Impersonal Verbs167
Verbs of Emotional Distress167
Verbs and Expressions of Permission and Necessity168
Verbs of Interest168
The Infinitive171
Gerund and Gerundiv172
Answers to Exercises177

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