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Intermediate Conversational Latin: Animalia et Bestiae

Fri. 3pm Eastern

Course Description: Once a week students will meet for a light-hearted hour of Latin conversation practice while reading selections from Late Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern scientific authors with a focus on the descriptions of different flora and fauna, and some fantastical beasts.


Level: Intermediate. Students should be comfortable reading and talking about a text tantum latine as well as the basic social niceties.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Regular price $250.00

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Michael D. Sweet

Michael "Meletus" Sweet teaches Latin full time to students from Kindergarten to 6th grade at Hyde Park School, a public school in Cincinnati, OH, and privately tutors students in person and online. He received his B.A. in Philosophy at Hiram College, as well as Master's Degrees in Philosophy and Latin Literature from Kent State University. He has also been a participant in the Paideia Institute’s Living Latin in Rome, Living Latin in Paris, Living Latin in New York, as well as SALVI’s Rusticatio OmnibusRusticatio Veteranorum, and Bidua in addition to many other Living/Spoken Latin events over the last 6 years.