Posted on July 10th, 2023 in Classes by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Julius Caesar Explains brought to you by CLAS-L 131 Beginning Latin I, coming up next in Fall 2024, online asynchronous. Welcome back to Julius Caesar Explains, our series where we summon Julius Caesar’s spirit from Mt. Olympus to answer our questions about Ancient Rome. Caesar, it’s good to have you with us. …

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Posted on February 21st, 2022 in Courses by Elizabeth W. Thill

Latin is not only the language of the Ancient Romans, but the language of centuries of scholarship, both scientific and religious. Cicero, Ovid, and Julius Caesar spoke Latin; Copernicus and St. Augustine wrote it; Jefferson, Hamilton, and Tolkien read it. As the parent language of 5 modern languages (including Spanish, French, and Italian) and the …

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