JP2H23  LATIN LANGUAGE II (A.A. 2023/2024)

Objective: The course features continuous review of the grammatical principles of Latin language and expansion of vocabulary. Reading comprehension of selections from the Code of Canon Law, Rotal Decisions and Apostolic Constitutions.

Content: This annual course is a continuation of JP2G23 (or other Elementary Latin courses), which provides further experience in reading ecclesiastical Latin prose at the Intermediate Level; designed to improve students’ facility in dealing with Latin texts of Canon Law and to move them toward independent work with such texts.

Methodology: Ordered and progressive presentation of grammar topics; practical application of the theory learned through tests and guided exercises; correction of personal documents; constant review of the topics presented; involvement of students during the lessons in the form of questions and answers.

Learning Assessment and Evaluation: The grammatical knowledge, language skills and translation skills acquired will be constantly monitored and assessed throughout the year, then evaluated in the only final exam in the form of a written test. The candidate shall demonstrate that he / she has understood the subject studied and that he / she is able to translate the proposed text.


  • Semestre: Annuale
  • ECTS: 9



Orario lezioni/Aula

Orario delle lezioni non disponibile


  • J.F. COLLINS, A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin (Units 1 to 35), Washington (DC) 1991 (general review of Latin Grammar and Syntax); Material supplied by the Lecturer.