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Latin for Beginners (2)

Those who are completely new to Latin and those who have a little knowledge from schooldays are welcome, as are those who can happily translate ‘et cattus super tapete sedit’ or even the misquote ‘magna est veritas et praevalebit’. The group will use a combination of a Latin primer (which members will have to buy) and material that will be provided. Grammar will rear its ugly head, but the group will focus on translation and reading Latin texts. To help keep everything in context there will be discussion about the Ancient World, and classical Latin authors.


Second and fourth Mondays of the month at 2pm

Group Size & Availability

Minimum 4, maximum 12

Waiting List

How to join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

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You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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