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The Paideia Institute Press publishes scholarly and pedagogical books related to the study of Latin and Greek language and literature.  We aim to make our books accessible, both in terms of content and price.  All profits earned from books published with the Paideia press will go to support Paideia's educational programming in Latin and Greek.

The Pig War

The Pig War is the first modern critical edition of John Placentius's timeless fairytale of privilege and oppression, edited and translated by Michael Fontaine and illustrated by David Beck. All profits from...



The Elementa textbook is a curriculum that offers elementary and middle schools the opportunity to incorporate Latin into literacy instruction. Active learning materials and scripted lessons make the Elementa curriculum fun, engaging, and...


Modern Greek for Classicists. A Graded Reader

Ilias Kolokouris's Modern Greek for Classicists is a reading companion for those who have already had some exposure to the Greek world — be it a solid foundation in Ancient Greek,...


Ora et Labora. Poems by N.C. Germanacos

In the author's words, "The poems are the distillation of a lifetime of moving from country to country, home to home, language to language; of teaching, reading, writing, translating, and...


Living Latin. A Graded Reader

This Latin reader provides simple, comprehensible input with an interesting plot set in the modern world. The material is ideal for intermediate Latin students who are interested in developing conversational...


The Shortcut to Scholastic Latin

Dylan Schrader's concise guide to the Latin language and style used by medieval philosophers. “The world of Latin has needed Father Schrader’s book for a long time. There is simply nothing...


Quasi Labor Intus: Ambiguity in Latin Literature

For forty years,  American priest and friar Reginald Foster, O.C.D., worked in the Latin Letters office of the Roman Curia’s Secretary of State in Vatican City. As Latinist of four...


John Milton's the Book of Elegies: Translated by A.M. Juster

Emily Wilson, the noted translator of The Odyssey, has written that "A.M. Juster’s translation of Milton’s elegiac verse, rendered in elegant English elegiacs, provides Latin-less readers with a readable, accurate,...