It fills the need for students to read a lot of compelling Latin to develop a deeper understanding of the language. The book follows a Roman family travelling from Ephesus via Rome to the Alps. On their journey, they tell each other stories in Latin from the rich fountain of Roman literature and the Bible.
The book has extensive notes explaining difficult words and constructions as well as a comprehensive Latin–English glossary.
Daniel Pettersson, M.A., is a teacher, author, speaker, and co-founder of Latinitium, which to facilitates and promotes the study of Latin. He is currently researching 16th-century language pedagogy and has taught Latin at Stockholm University, Sweden. In his teaching and educational materials for learning Latin he combines modern language teaching principles with traditional methods and philology.
Amelie Rosengren, M.A., is a historian, author, illustrator, museum educator, and co-founder of Latinitium. Her research has focused on everyday life from antiquity to the early modern era.