Forte Academy in Florence, Italy
Summer Term

July - August 2022

1 week, in Florence 

10 - 17 July 2022

Summer Course

Classics Abroad 2022 

Our signature one-week summer course for Classics lovers in Florence! What's the link between Classics and Florence? Not only does Florence have its own classical past dating back to the Etruscans but it is also known as the birthplace of the Renaissance i.e. the "rebirth" of classical antiquity. An insight into this period is an insight into 'Classics' as we know it. You will study the classical roots of Florence, the transmission of classical texts and ideas, and the formation of Classics through Florentine literature, art, history and religion. This course is an unforgettable and dynamic combination of classroom-based study and first-hand experience in context. It includes enrolment in a cultural programme of events such as fresco-making, wine-tasting and site visits.

 

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2 weeks, in Florence 

17 - 31 July 2022

Summer Course

Women Latinists 2022

NEW! Join us for two weeks in Florence to hone your Latin reading skills and expand your knowledge of Latin texts written by women throughout history. This course will be a mind-opening and rich experience for students and teachers who have had little experience reading Latin by women latinists as part of their formal education. It is suitable for anyone with an intermediate-advanced level of Latin and includes salon-style morning lessons, creative workshops and a Cultural Programme of optional evening events. Florence will provide the perfect base to immerse yourself in the real places where women learnt and wrote Latin, through a range of classes and experiences in context and the opportunity for weekend day trips. 

 

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