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:

Hermaphroditus
Jan. 15th and Jan. 22nd, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CET
One of the most obscene books of Italian Renaissance (Ovid, Martial, Antonio Beccadelli).
Trium latronum mortes
Feb. 12th and Feb.19th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CET
A group of Greek bandits (Apuleius).
De obitu Laurae
Mar. 19th and Mar. 26th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CET
Petrarch on the death of his beloved Laura (Francesco Petrarca).
Vita rustica
Apr. 16th and Apr. 23rd, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
Roman villas and country life (Cato, Cicero, Horace, Columella).
Laus stultitiae
May 21st and May 28th, 2021, h. 18:00-19:30 CEST
Erasm's "Praise of Folly" and its context (Vergil, Seneca the Younger, Erasmus, Thomas More).
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).

 

 

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