Department of Classics and Archaeology

Latin resources for schools

These free downloads of extracts from a departmental research project covering the selections from Cicero’s speech “Pro Milone” on the current OCR AS and A Level Latin syllabus

Each sentence of the speech is:

  1. printed in such a way as to display its grammatical structure
  2. analysed for the number and type of clauses
  3. described in terms of its contribution to the ongoing argument.
latin extract

Example extract


Download Pro Milone AS level (PDF)

Download Pro Milone A level (PDF)

These extracts are from "Persuasive Language in Cicero's Pro Milone" by Dr Lynn Fotheringham, Department of Classics and Archaeology. 

With thanks to the Institute of Classical Studies for permission to publish them.

The full book is available online on an Open Access basis. 



If you are an A-level teacher or student, Lynn would very much like to hear from you about whether this research has been useful to you in the school Latin-learning context (and in what ways). 

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Lynn will be adapting other aspects of her research on the “Pro Milone” (for example, data on frequently occurring vocabulary items and grammatical constructions) to focus on the A-level selections.

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