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Level 7

7AAH1003 Latin For Graduates

Credit value: 20 credits
Module convenor/tutor 2019/20: Dr Daniel Hadas
Teaching pattern: 2 x 2 hour seminars per week
Availability: Please see module list for relevant year
Assessment: 1 x 3-hour examination
Students are reassessed in the failed elements of assessment and by the same methods as the first attempt.

The modules offered in each academic year are subject to change in line with staff availability and student demand: there is no guarantee every module will run. Module descriptions and information may vary between years.

This is a Latin course for absolute beginners who have never studied Latin, or for those who have forgotten most of what they once learnt. Students will acquire a solid foundation in the grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of classical and medieval Latin. Most students will be medieval historians who aim eventually to read untranslated primary sources. But those interested in Latin of all types and periods are welcome.

Students are encouraged to take part in the annual medieval Latin play.

Core textbooks

Betts, Gavin, Complete Latin: Teach Yourself 

Lewis, C. T.,  Elementary Latin Dictionary

Students are required to purchase copies of these texts; instruction will be given regarding which editions before teaching begins.

Useful resources for the study of Medieval Latin

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