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In support of instruction and research in Latin language at Penn State

Latin at Penn State

Latin language instruction and research is based in the Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS), which is the hub at Penn State for the study of the ancient Mediterranean world.

CAMS at Penn State offers instruction in ancient languages- including Sumerian, Egyptian, Hittite, Akkadian, Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. We read the literatures of these civilizations in the original languages as well as in translation and illuminate the transmission of these texts from antiquity through the Middle Ages to the present. Our department also trains students in the methods of archaeology and archaeological interpretation with the goal of reconstructing the social practices and historical development of different peoples in the ancient Mediterranean.

Latin language instruction at Penn State is supported by the George and Sherry Middlemas Arts and Humanities Library located on the second and third floors of Pattee Library.

Contact Arts & Humanities Library

Arts and Humanities Library
2nd Floor, West Pattee
Penn State University
Phone: 814-865-3616
Fax: 814-863-7502

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