CL111 - Latin for Beginners

Introduction to basic Latin grammar, syntax, and vocabulary; reading of texts from various ancient authors. Attention to the history of the language and its importance to, and influence on, other languages and cultures. 2 units Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. Meets the Language Requirement requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM, Language Requirement

2 units — Buxton

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Latin for Beginners serves as an introduction to the structure of classical Latin
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Introduction to the structure of classical Latin; reading of short texts from Plautus to Milton and Newton to provide practice in literary and rhetorical reading and initiation in major areas of western thought. Attention to the history of the language and its relation to ancient, medieval and modern culture.


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 5 Latin for Beginners Sanjaya Thakur Cossitt Hall 110E 18 / 10 05/24/2024
Fall 2024 Block 3 Latin for Beginners Richard Fernando Buxton, Richard Fernando Buxton TBA 18 / 12 05/24/2024
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