Petrarca redivivus

Petrarch’s Letters on Familiar Matters

Live on-line Course, April 14th – May 7th, 2020

The Petrarcha Redivivus Live On-line Course is a total immersion experience in the study of the Latin works of Petrarch. Sessions, conducted entirely in Latin, have also been tailored to the interests of teachers, students, and devotees of humanistic disciplines world wide. This Course is an ideal opportunity for both students and expert Latinists worldwide who share a passion for studia humanitatis and its patron, Francesco Petrarca.


Schedule Topic
Tuesday, 14th April, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) De operibus Latinis Francisci Petrarcae 
Thursday, 16th April, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) Ad Socratem suum (pars I.)
Tuesday, 21st April, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) Ad Socratem suum (pars II.)
Thursday, 23rd April, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) De instabili aetatis flore
Tuesday, 28th April, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) De inextimabili fuga temporis
Thursday, 30th April, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) Fabella non inamoena cognitu
Tuesday, 5th May, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) Ab hospitio traducor ad fluvium
Thursday, 7th May, 2020; 17:30-18:45 (UTC+2) Podagram familiarem esse divitibus




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.