In addition to a wealth of material about culinary customs and techniques in ancient Rome, Patrick Faas translated more than 150 Roman recipes and reconstructed them for the modern cook. Here are eight recipes from from the book?from salad to dessert. Both the Latin and English versions of the recipes are given.
Students learn the classroom expressions: please, thank you, you're welcome, bless you, excuse me on a pdf poster that has both Latin and English.
The two foundation stories: Romulus and Remus (they founded the city of Rome) and Aeneas, the refugee from Troy (who was the ancestor of the people who became Romans). The legend of Aeneas - Augustus liked to trace his ancestry back to Iulus, son of Aeneas and supposed ancestor of the Iulii - the Julian family. Virgil's Aeneid - sponsored by Augustus - Aeneas establishes his family in Italy There is a nine question quiz to check for comprehension
This site contains a short skit written in Latin which explores the myth of Prometheus and Pandora. It also contains an English translation of the skit.