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Bringing Ancient Languages to Life

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Our mission

The mission of Oxford Latinitas is to provide world-class active language teaching in ancient Greek, Latin, and other languages, in order to bring new life to scholarship on ancient texts, to enable students from all backgrounds to enjoy reading, interpreting and discussing ancient literature and philosophy for themselves, and to provide employment for brilliant teachers.

Ope retis scholas audimus: Online Group Learning

Twice-weekly classes of no more than 8 students. In these classes we teach the foundations of Latin and Ancient Greek, strengthen students’ active linguistic abilities, and improve their reading and writing fluency. Classes are usually available at all levels. Autumn Term 2022: 10th October to 2nd December Spring Term 2023: 16th January to 10th March Summer Term 2023: 24th April to 16th June.

Septimana Latina Hiemalis, Rome, 3rd-9th December 2022

Forget about the pre-holiday rush and spend a week improving your Latin with like-minded people in historic surroundings. Whatever your current level of Latin, from beginner to advanced, this week offers you the opportunity to make real progress towards fluency.

Individual tutoring

For a tailored option with rapid results, why not try our private tutoring service? We will pair you with an Oxford Latinitas tutor perfectly matched to your needs, whatever your aspirations or current level of knowledge.

Spring intensive courses

Online Spring Intensives run for a week in March. Like our regular year-round classes, they are arranged at different levels to cater for variety. Details are announced early in the calendar year.

Scholae Aestivae: Online Summer Schools

Our online Summer Schools run for two weeks in July/August. Like our regular year-round classes, they are arranged at different levels to cater for variety. Details of the next Summer School courses will be announced in the spring of 2023.

Seminarium Philosophicum

This course ran in Summer 2022, with students reading passages from Cicero’s De Officiis, De Re Publica, De Legibus, De Divinatione, De Fato, and Academica. Further such courses will be announced when available.

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