The Latin World: Ancient, Medieval and Modern

Module code: AH2027
Module co-ordinator: Dr Andy Merrills

The Latin language and its literature are an important part of the intellectual, historical and literary traditions of European culture. This module will give you a basic understanding of the grammar and mechanics of the Latin, enabling you to approach translations in a critical and informed way. Understanding the Latin foundation of English can also improve your English language skills.


  • 11 two-hour seminars
  • 128 hours of guided independent study


  • Source commentary, 1,000 words (30%)
  • Thematic essay, 2,500 words (70%)
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