The little mouse from the barbarian wilderness of Britain is taking Latin back to its Roman roots!

The Italian version of Minimus, by Barbara Bell and Elisabetta Valfrè, has been published by Loescher Editore of Turin. It's aimed at secondary pupils, and has 20 chapters which use the material from both Minimus and Minimus Secundus. There are some new picture stories (illustrated by Helen Forte), and the first part of the book is set in Rome.

The Italian edition has considerably more formal grammar and exercises, in line with Italian teaching methods. It is the first Latin textbook published in full colour in Italy, and the designers have taken advantage of this to include a lot of beautiful photographs.

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cod. 2964
ISBN-10: 8820129647
ISBN-13: 9788820129644

cod. 2965
ISBN-10: 8820129655
ISBN-13: 9788820129651

Link to article in the Times Educational Supplement
Giuseppe Orlandi, (Commissioning Editor, Loescher), Helen Forte (Illustrator of all Minimus books both British and Italian), Elisabetta Valfrè (author of Italian edition), Barbara Bell (author of British books) and Chiara Mantegna (Classics consultant, Loescher)