De arte Latine scribendi

Writing Latin letters in Ancient and Modern Times.

Live on-line Course, September 3rd – October 22nd, 2020

ARS LATINE SCRIBENDI is a two-month Latin Course which will help you build a solid foundation in reading and writing. The course consists of 8 lessons which will be totally held in Latin. In particular, each lesson will have a guided reading session on classical and Renaissance authors and will be followed by prose composition activities. Once your enrollment is activated we will add you to the group of participants for all the lessons in the next two months. We will send you an email with the sign in details and all necessary information to access our digital classroom. Moreover, if you miss a lesson, you can watch a recording of it.


Schedule Topic
First Webinar: Thursday,  3rd September 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Writing Latin Letters
Second Webinar: Thursday,  10th September 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Affairs of the hearth
Third Webinar: Thursday, 17th September 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Condolence
Fourth Webinar: Thursday, 24th September 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Invitation
Fifth Webinar: Thursday, 1st October 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Apologetics
Sixth Webinar: Thursday,  8th October 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Literary matters
Seventh Webinar: Thursday, 15th October 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Exhortation
Eighth Webinar: Thursday, 22nd October 2020; 18:00-19:00 CET Recommendation




Giuseppe Marcellino

Intended course audience

Teachers, students and scholars of the ancient world.


Online, using Zoom as a platform




Intermediate or advanced

Professional development credit

At the end of the course, a certificate of participation will be issued.


70 €


Once enrolled, you will be placed on the participants’ list and you will be sent an email with the necessary login information for your course. A recording of each lesson will be available for three days from the conclusion of each session.

Lesson materials

Lesson materials will be distributed during the lesson to deepen our exploration of the themes for the course.