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Classical Studies Book Selection

Study Guides are developed by Highlands Latin School and Memoria Press. New students are encouraged to read titles from previous years for summer reading.

Third Grade
D’Aulaires’ Greek Myths
Fourth Grade
Famous Men of Rome
Fifth Grade
Famous Men of the Middle Ages
Sixth Grade
Famous Men of Greece
The Trojan War, 
by Olivia Coolidge
Horatius at the Bridge, (Memoria Press)
Seventh Grade
Book of the Ancient Greeks, by Dorothy Mills
Iliad and Odyssey, Samuel Butler translations
Eighth Grade
Book of the Ancient Romans, by Dorothy Mills
The Aeneid, David West translation

Ninth –Twelfth Grade
The Oresteia, by Aeschylus
Three Theban Plays, by Sophocles
Trojan WomenMedea, by Euripides
Classical Literary Criticism
De Officiis, On Obligations (Oxford World’s Classics), by Cicero
The Republic and the Laws (Oxford World’s Classics), by Cicero
The Last Days of Socrates:  Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo (Penguin), by Plato
Selections of Plato and Aristotle
On the Nature of the Gods, by Cicero
Philosophy 101 by Socrates, by Peter Kreeft
A Shorter Summa, by Peter Kreeft
A History of Philosophy, Vol. I, by Copleston
Western Civilization Art, Architecture, and Sculpture