Latinitas Perpetua

Latinitas perpetua is a program entirely in Latin with a focus on classical, medieval, and modern Latin literature. The course serves an essential path for fully appreciating Latin literature from antiquity to the present day. Sessions will not only emphasize the exploration of less well known texts from all periods of Latin literature history, but will also emphasize aural comprehension and the active production of Latin to deepen linguistic competency in the language. The structure of the course is straightforward and happens on a bi-weekly basis each month in meetings that last one and a half hours in Schola Humanistica’s virtual setting.

Target audience

Teachers, students, and scholars.

Level

Intermediate to Advanced.

Language

Latin

Recordings

A recording of each lesson will be available for three days from the conclusion of each session.

Cost

€ 14.90 for two lessons with an Annual Pass.

€30 for two lessons (without an Annual Pass).

Upcoming seminars:

Astrologi
Jun. 18th and Jun. 25th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
Ancient astrologers and Zodiac's interpreters.
Roma triumphans
Jul. 23rd and Jul. 30th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
Triumphs in ancient Rome (Suetonius, Plutarch, Biondo Flavio, Andrea Mantegna).
De corrupta eloquentia
Aug. 20th and Aug. 27th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
The worst demagogues of Ancient World (Cicero, Petronius, Quintilianus, Tacitus).
Tertulliani Apologeticum
Sept.17th and Sept. 24th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
The fight between christians and pagans in Late Antiquity (Pliny the Younger, Tacitus, Tertullianus).
Priapus
Oct.15th and Oct. 22nd, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
A seminar on this strange deity, keeper of ancient gardens (Horace, Tibullus, Martial, Priapea).
Cyclopes
Nov. 19th and Nov. 26th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CET.
The monstrous forgers of gods (Virgil, Ovid, Pietro Carrera).
Britannia
Dec. 10th and Dec. 17th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CET
Ethnography of ancient Britain (Caesar, Pliny the Elder, Tacitus).
Senex Corycius
Jan. 14th and 21st, 2022, h. 18:00-19:30 CET
The portrait of the Senex Corycius (Vergil, Horace, Giovanni Pascoli).
Porci Epicurei
Febr. 17th and 24th, 2022, h. 18:00-19:30 CET
Who were the Epicureans? (Lucretius, Horace, Cicero, Erasmus)
Xiphias
March 18th and 25th, 2022, h. 18:00-19:30 CET
Didacus Vitrioli's Latin poem on the swordfish (1845)
Pictores et philotechni
April 15th and 22nd, 2022, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
Artists and collectors of Greece and Rome (Cicero, Horace, Pliny the Elder)
Reditus Augusti
May 20th and 27th, 2022, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
Pascoli's poem which was awarded the gold medal at Amsterdam in 1897

 

 

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