Latin

Using Logeion: Quick Guide

We have been continuing our exploration of digital tools that help us in the translation study groups, and for carrying out word searches and word studies. Many of us have made use of Logeion, for both Greek and Latin. This online reference has a number of useful features, and provides access to lexicons and dictionaries. It also includes references to a number of Greek and Latin textbooks (including Hansen &… Read more

Book Club | June 2018: Catullus

Our Book Club readings for this month are selections from the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus, whose themes include love, lust, and Roman life. We will start the discussion in the Forum, and there will be a Google Hangout on Tuesday, June 26 at 11 a.m. EDT—the link will be posted in the Forum at that time. Read more

Les langues vivaces” at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Lille 2

"In October of 2016, I had the pleasure of talking about Homeric poetry to the largest audience I have ever addressed in the many years I’ve spent teaching Classics—over 500 students in a huge new amphitheater at the University of Lille in northeastern France." Leonard Muellner explains how medical students there are being introduced to Latin and Greek—the "indestructible languages"—as part of the curriculum. Read more

CHS Open House | Ovid, with Leonard Muellner

"First was the Golden Age. Then rectitude spontaneous in the heart prevailed, and faith. Avengers were not seen, for laws unframed were all unknown and needless. Punishment and fear of penalties existed not. No harsh decrees were fixed on brazen plates. No suppliant multitude the countenance of Justice feared, averting, for they dwelt without a judge in peace." Read more