Crack the Code: Read 3 Latin Inscriptions in 40 Minutes, Part 1
A fast-paced class where students learn about epigraphy by deciphering 3 Roman inscriptions.
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In this session, students will learn from a graduate philologist what it is really like to read an epigraphical inscription. I will share with you the tricks that you need to identify different types of inscription and the most common abbreviations used. No previous knowledge of Latin is needed, but those who do know Latin will have a chance to put their translating skills into practice! The first 5 minutes will be a short introduction of the participants and a presentation of the challenge;...
They will learn what the job of the epigraphist is, as well as some common epigraphical terminology.
Please have plenty of pen and paper next to you to work out your answers.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
At least one of the inscriptions will come from a gravestone.
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🇬🇧Lives in the United Kingdom
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Hi! My name is Ana and I love making the world of ancient languages accessible for all. I work as a full time specialist of Latin and Greek. I speak several languages and I am always on the go learning a new one - at the moment I am working on...