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Classical Languages (Latin, Joint Honors)


In choosing to study Latin you will be learning one of the most influential languages in European history, and engaging with the literature and thought of the Romans, one of the civilisations that shaped the western world. Over the four years a wide variety of texts is studied, including epic, love poetry, satire, political and historical writing. Whether you are taking up Latin as a beginner or continuing your language studies, the main emphasis of the course is on studying ancient texts both as literature and as a gateway into culture and thought.

This course is combined with another subject chosen from a wide range of options within the area of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. You may combine Latin with one of our other Joint Honours courses, Classical Civilisation or Ancient History and Archaeology. We offer you the possibility of learning Latin as a beginner or of continuing your studies, if you have studied Latin at school (e.g. for the Leaving Certificate, 'A' level, or International and European Baccalaureate).

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Last updated 27 September 2018