Love That Latin: Intro to Latin and Ancient Rome

When:
April 25, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where:
St. Thomas Public Library
153 Curtis Street
St. Thomas, ON N5P 2V6
Canada
Categories:

LatinLanguageLove That Latin: Intro to Latin and Ancient Rome

@ St. Thomas Public Library

6 FREE Morning Classes

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Carnegie Room, lower level

Thursday March 21, Thursday March 28 Friday April 5, Thursday April 11, Thursday April 18, Thursday April 25, 2013

While pre-registration at the Adult Information Desk is encouraged, it is not mandatory.

Drop-in and all ages welcome!

Have you ever wondered how the Romans got into those togas? Did someone really say “Veni, vidi, vici”? What does “mea culpa” mean? And what are “pecuniary” assets?

Discover the answers and many more when you explore the language and culture of the Ancient Romans and their relevance in our daily lives.

You will be introduced to Latin vocabulary and translation along with English derivatives.

Cultural topics to be discussed include:

Aqueducts
Chariot racing
Architecture
Pompeii
Mount Vesuvius
Hannibal
Papyrus
Family life
Homes
Clothing
Education
Games
Meals
The baths
“Love That Latin” classes are taught by Nancy Stormes, a former Latin teacher from Alma College.

All material is supplied for these free classes! (Materials include doutang with lined paper and a pen/pencil. If you would like to bring your own material, St. Thomas Public Library appreciates it!)

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Love That Latin: Intro to Latin and Ancient Rome @ St. Thomas Public Library 6 FREE Morning Classes 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Carnegie Room, lower level Thursday March 21, Thursday March 28 Friday April 5, Thursday April 11, Thursday April 18, Thursday April 25, 2013 While pre-registration at the Adult Information Desk is encouraged, it...
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Nathan Leeds

Nathan is originally from Cardiff, Wales, and was imported to Canada as a internet mail order groom in 1998 and has managed to avoid deportation ever since. Even though sometimes mis-interpreted, possibly to retaining a Welsh accent, he continues to try his best to make a difference to the community he has grown to love.