Intermediate-Advanced Conversational Latin: Roma Aeterna: The Beginnings of Rome
Wed. 1pm Eastern
Course Description: This course will consist of the beginning chapters of Hans Oerberg’s Roma Aeterna (XXXVII - XLV) dealing with the beginnings of Rome. The chapters include the prose versions of the first four books of the Aeneid as well as simplified excerpts from Livy. The course will be held in Latin, and it will encourage the students to engage in retelling some of the material that is read in class, thereby improving their active knowledge of Latin, as well as building up their vocabulary. The course will require home preparation, and students will be assigned homework occasionally.
Level: Intermediate to Advanced; familiarity with basic morphology and syntax of Latin required
Textbook: Hans Oerberg - Roma Aeterna; Hans Oerberg - Exercitia Latina II, additional materials provided by the instructor.
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.
Vukašin Miljković is a PhD student in Classical Philology at the University of Belgrade, Serbia. His dissertation has the aim of exploring fundamental ideas about the Greek language and Greek language teaching among the Greek Atticists of the Age of Enlightenment. A proponent of the active study methods of Latin and Ancient Greek, he spent a year at the Accademia Vivarium Novum where he consolidated his knowledge of spoken Latin and Ancient Greek, as well as at the University of Ioannina, Greece, where he attained high proficiency in Modern Greek as well. Vukašin also took part in an exchange program organized by the US Department of State which enabled him to spend a year at the University of Texas at Austin, studying the classical languages as well as Sanskrit. His teaching experience includes high-school level and university level courses in Greek and Latin, both in classroom and online, summer school intensive courses, as well as conventional language courses. Currently he is also working on a Septuagint translation project at his home university.