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Intermediate Conversational Latin: Vergil’s Georgicon

Tues. 9:15am Eastern

Course Description: “The best poem of the best poet,” said John Dryden of the Georgicon. But what precisely makes this part farming manual, part hymn of praise, part allegory, so great? Is it really better than the Aeneid? Read, summarize, discuss it in Latin, and find out! This course aims to enhance your rapid reading through the active use of your ears, tongue, and pen. 

DETAILS:

Level: Intermediate (or advanced) speakers who have already had the fundamentals of Latin grammar.
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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INSTRUCTOR

Daniel Gallagher

Daniel Gallagher holds degrees from the University of Michigan (B.S. and M.A.), the Catholic University of America (M.A. in Philosophy), and the Pontifical Gregorian University (S.T.L.). From 1995 to 2000, he studied Latin under the expert instruction of Fr. Reginald Foster, O.C.D., whom he succeeded in the Office of Latin Letters at the Vatican Secretariat of State in 2007 - 2016. He is currently the Ralph and Jeanne Kanders Associate Professor of the Practice in Latin at Cornell University.