Looking for some Latin books to read? You’ve come to the right place!
Reading is among the best ways to learn Latin, so we’ve gathered up a collection of our favorite books in Latin.
Check back soon, as we’ll keep adding new titles as they are published. We’ll also add some books in English about Latin-related subjects, as well as English translations of Latin classics. Enjoy!
Books in Latin
Read fifty of the classic myths of the Greco-Roman world in easy-to-read, graded Latin. Fabulae Syrae can serve as a stand-alone book or be read in tandem with Familia Romana. Not only an excellent text for learning Latin, but a great Greco-Roman mythology primer.
Finished Lingua Latina: Familia Romana? Then pick up Epitome Historiae Sacrae. It’s a collection of 209 readings from the Bible, covering the major stories as well as the life of Jesus, not to mention engaging exercises, illustrations, as well as maps, glossary, and other resources.
Picta Dicta Novellas and Readers
Andrew Olimpi's Comprehensible Classics
A bit different than the other Olimpi titles, this is a “tiered” or graded set of readings from authentic classical texts. Starts with adaptations and moves into unadapted texts.
More Latin Novellas
Three different Latin stories in graphic novel format. These are designed for intermediate level students.
An original murder mystery from the folks at Latinitium. 350 words, geared toward Beginner/Intermediate students.
This Intermediate/Advanced Latin novel is based on the adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. It uses 270 unique Latin words.
Latin Translations of Famous Books
The world’s bestselling novel, translated into Latin. Find out what all those Latin-sounding spells really mean.
In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, you return to Hogwarts to follow Harry’s adventures.
A Latin translation of Lewis Carroll’s classic. The Carruthers translation has been updated with macrons and a distinction between the i and the j.
A more recent title, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has acquired a number of younger fans.
Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat translated into Latin.
Wish you knew how to say “green eggs and ham” in Latin? Here’s your chance!
Just translating the title of this Christmas classic into Latin is a workout!