Novellas and resources for fluency reading in Classical languages
The following resources have been developed over the last few years by teachers of Latin and ancient Greek for use with beginning and intermediate learners of Latin and ancient Greek in schools.
Steven Hunt bears no responsibility for the content or advice given in them.
Articles about writing and using novellas
Conway, D. (2021). Style variations in Latin novellas: an analysis of three authors’ works. The Classical Outlook, 96, 3, 114-119.
Cooper, M. (2022). To Read or Not to Read: Trialling an Extensive Reading Program in a Year 10 Latin Classroom. Journal of Classics Teaching.
Hunt, S. (2022). Novellas and Free Voluntary Reading: An overview and some starting points for further research into practice. Journal of Classics Teaching, 23(46), 176-183.
Olimpi, A. (2019). Legere discitur legendo: Extensive reading in the Latin classroom. Journal of Classics Teaching, 20(39), 83-89.
Patrick, M. (2019). Free Voluntary Reading and Comprehensible Input. Journal of Classics Teaching, 20(39), 78-82.
Piantaggini, L. (2021). Teaching Latin with novellas to students who do not know Latin and do not care much about the Romans. The Classical Outlook, 96, 3, 102-107.
Piazza, J. (2017). Beginner Latin novels. A general overview. Teaching Classical Languages, 8.2, 154-166.
Shelton, C. (2021). Latin novellas in the college classroom. The Classical Outlook, 96, 3, 93-101.
Vanderpool, E. (2021). Novellas as a bridge to authentic Latin literature. The Classical Outlook, 96, 3, 108-113.
Cato Minor: Puer Fortis et Immobilis John Bruce Fowler III. 2021
Cato Minor: Puer Inversus et Pendulus John Bruce Fowler III. 2021
Tarpeia: Puella Invidiosa John Bruce Fowler III. 2021
Cadmus: A Latin Novella John Bruce Fowler III. 2022
Hyacinthus Michael Hirschler 2022
Familia Mala: Saturnus et Iuppiter Andrew Olimpi 2018
Duo Fratres: Familia Mala Volumen II Andrew Olimpi 2020
Pandora: Familia Mala Volumen III: A Latin Novella. Andrew Olimpi. 2020
Via Periculosa: A Latin Novella. Andrew Olimpi. 2018
ego, Polyphemus. Andrew Olimpi. 2018
Labyrinthus: A Latin Novella Andrew Olimpi 2018
Vox in Tenebris: A Latin Novella Andrew Olimpi 2020
Lars Romam Odit Andrew Olimpi 2020
Idus Martiae Andrew Olimpi 2021
Iter Icari William J Simpson 2014
Cloelia, puella Romana. Ellie Arnold. 2016
Polypus Fur: A Latin Novella Rachel Beth Cunning 2022