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  • Lumen Litterarum

    Lumen Litterarum: MT6

    We are continuing our series of special topics seminars, Lumina Litterarum, with a new instalment on Saturday, November 21, at 12:00 UK time. Join us for a discussion of the Ilias Latina, a woefully underrated first-century translation of Homer’s epic. The session will be conducted in Latin. All are welcome! Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93803969212?pwd=cFZJQWJOR3hBbC9xWTVIWDFHZi9xdz09

  • Lumen Litterarum

    Lumen Litterarum: MT5

    Delve into the geometric construction of the elements in Plato’s Timeaus with us this Saturday, November 14, at 12:00, in our second special topics seminar dedicated to the Platonic solids! The session will be conducted in Latin. All are welcome! Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/97717358355

  • Lumen Litterarum,  News

    Lumen Litterarum: MT3

    Join us this Saturday, October 31, at 12:00 (BST) for a discussion of the Platonic solids and the geometry of the universe! The text will be Plato’s Timaeus. This is the third in our series of special topics seminars, Lumina Litterarum. The sessions are conducted in Latin. All are welcome! Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/97717358355

  • Cicero Project,  Humaniora Studia,  Lumen Litterarum,  News,  Philosophia Ciceroniana

    Varro’s History of Philosophy in Academica 1

    In this post, I have condensed ‘Varro’s’ narrative of the history of philosophy from¬†Academica I into outline form. I give the outline in Latin (sometimes lightly simplified, but quoting Cicero himself as much as possible), because it seems more useful to follow the narrative in its Ciceronian terms rather than in translation.¬† Cicero’s Varro claims to be reporting the views…