Latin course in the classics reading room at Mount Allison.

Latin was the language of ancient Rome and is the root of several modern European languages including French, Spanish, and Italian.

Its study offers you the opportunity to read ancient texts in their original form and to gain a greater understanding of how grammar functions.

Program overview

Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree options:  

  • Any degree, minor

Other degree options in the field of classics at Mount Allison:  

As part of the Mount Allison Department of Classics, both Greek and Latin are introduced to students studying classics, offering a unique opportunity to study ancient texts in their original language.

While the study of classics can be approached either in the original languages or through courses using English translation, those deeply interested in the subject should bear in mind the importance of the languages themselves, and the benefits of a direct experience of the ancients through study of Greek and Latin.

Latin courses include:

  • introductory and intermediate grammar and vocabulary of Latin*
  • readings in Latin literature, prose, and poetry

Find a list of Latin courses in the academic calendar – classics.

*No previous knowledge of Latin is require

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