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Rūfus et arma ātra

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Latin easy reader for absolute beginners. Rufus helps a famous gladiator find his missing weapons.

The rating of this product is 4 out of 5

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Rufus is a Roman boy who excitedly awaits an upcoming fight featuring the best gladiator, Crixaflamma. After a victorious gladiatorial combat in the Flavian Amphitheater (i.e. Colosseum), Crixaflamma's weapons suddenly go missing! Can Rufus help find the missing weapons?

Rufus et arma atra can be read independently from, or alongside Piso Ille Poetulus, and works well with any gladiatorial games unit in Latin class.

This novel is a spin-off of Pīsō Ille Poētulus, and contains just 40 unique words (excluding names, different forms of words, and meaning established within the text)! Rūfus is simple, funny, and can be read:

  1. after Pīsō once students have a connection to the character, or
  2. before Pīsō early on in Latin I.


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Would you like to order a set of 20 of more copies* for your class? We will give you a 10% discount (for 20 or more copies of the same title). Please, order the novels via e-mail. Due to relatively small stock numbers, please allow 2-3 weeks for your order.

*All books and novels are copyright protected, which means that copying this book for use in your classroom is not permitted.

children / gladiatoren / hoofdpersoon is een jongen / kinderen / Lance Piantaggini / Magister P / main character is a boy / Rome
Author Lance Piantaggini
Year of publication 2017
Number of pages 70 (including glossary)
ISBN 9781543203097
Illustrated by Lauren Aczon

The rating of this product is 4 out of 5

A Latin teacher |

At the end of November, most of my Latin I students read Rūfus over just a few days of Free Voluntary Reading (FVR); some read it within the first 15min!

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