Stoicism: Seneca and Boethius

Registration for Advanced Latin: Summer Reading is now open! Reserve your seat now with a 25% deposit, and pay the rest later. Registration closes May 21. 

Stoicism: Seneca and Boethius

Advanced Latin: Summer Reading (L310)

Stoicism is making a comeback. What is it all about? In this course you will be reading selections from the Roman philosopher Seneca’s Epistulae Morales and the Christian philosopher Boethius’s De Consolatione Philosophiae. While Seneca is a paragon of the Stoic tradition, Boethius on the other hand is rarely classed with the Stoics. His approach to Stoic themes, however, even from a Christian perspective, has the potential to illuminate Stoicism in a surprising and helpful light. Join us for a Stoic Summer and discuss these two great works of Latin literature with us – in Latin!

Nota bene: This is an advanced Latin course and it is conducted entirely in Latin.

  • Cost: $500
  • Advanced Latin Details:
    • Sessions last 1.5 hours
    • 1 session per week
    • Course lasts 8 weeks
    • Begins week of June 7
  • ALI classes are completely risk-free: Get a 100% refund anytime before your second class session
    • Refunds after the second class session are done on a pro rata basis

Q: Is this the right course for me?

A: ALI students who have successfully completed Intermediate Latin 202 are automatically eligible for admission into Latin 310. We also welcome, of course, students who have conducted their Latin education elsewhere. Anyone enrolling in Latin 310 should be able to read and discuss Latin-language primary texts in Latin. Feel free to reach out to us if you are unsure whether this class is right for you. 

What You Need to Know

  1. Classes run on a semester basis.
    • Fall: August – December
    • Spring: January – May
    • Summer: June – July
  2. Class times are selected by students. Once your registration is confirmed, we’ll send you a Doodle poll to choose your class time.
  3. Classes are live, online classes run by ALI Latin professors. Learn Latin from anywhere.
  4. Register now, pay a 25% deposit to reserve your spot, and pay the rest later. We want to make sure you absolutely love your Latin class before you pay for all the classes.
  5. You can skip the semester system. With one-on-one Tutorials, you can set up your own class schedule with an ALI professor.
  6.  We want to make sure you’re completely satisfied. If you don’t love your first Latin class, we guarantee a 100% refund. After that, refunds will be made on a pro rata basis, based on however many class sessions you’ve attended

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