LATIN 212 CP, Medieval Ecclesiastical Latin

Fr. William Ashley, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 pm to 5:15 pm

LATIN 212 CP, Medieval Ecclesiastical Latin (3 sem. hrs.)

An introduction to Latin grammar and the basic vocabulary of medieval ecclesiastical Latin. The one-or two-semester program of study is designed to prepare the student for independent reading in Jerome’s Latin Vulgate. The Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas and other medieval texts of moderate difficulty will also be studied.

  • Prerequisite(s): None, but completion of 211 is normally required for LATIN 212. (3-0; 3-0)

  • The course meets the requirements for Ancillary or Language Requirement for History, Communications, English, or Intercultural Religious Studies (Linguistics Track).

  • All CPC courses may be counted as electives for any TWU Degree.

  • CPC courses may count towards CPC certificates as listed in the Course Requirements for each Certificate.




Image: Caravaggio's depiction of St. Jerome translating the Bible into the common language of the day — Latin.  Image Credit: by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons