Ave Maria University
The Latin minor provides you with the necessary skills to read original, unsimplified Latin literature by classical, patristic and medieval authors. Starting from the very beginning with simple grammar and syntax, you’ll progress to comprehension of the greatest texts of Latin literature from St. Augustine, Virgil, Cicero and more.
Careers: Latinist, Graduate Studies, Teacher, Historian, Religious Life
By joining this program, you’ll gain a depth of knowledge of western civilization that very few people currently possess. From the Latin Vulgate and epistles of the Church Fathers, to the Golden Age of Latin poetry, to the study of modern ecclesiastical documents, you’ll discover a wealth of knowledge hidden to most.
Fast Fact: Proficiency in Latin allows you to understand the most ancient rites of the Roman Liturgy and unlock a treasure of ecclesiastical literature not yet translated into English.
Education: B.A., Classics and Early Christian Literature, Ave Maria University; M.A., Philosophy, University of Dallas; M.A., Spoken Koine Greek and Biblical Hebrew; Ph.D. (candidate), Classics, University of Toronto
Office: Canizaro Library 234
Phone: (239) 304-7393
Education: B.A., Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame; M.T.S., Moral Theology, John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage & Family; M.A., Greek & Latin, Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Greek & Latin, Catholic University of America
Office: Henkels 2050
Phone: (239) 280-1619
Education: B.A., Classics, University of Florida; M.A., Latin, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Classics, University of California, Berkeley
Office: Canizaro Library 218
Phone: (239) 280-1667
Click here to learn about the Classics and Early Christian Literature Major.
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