Course Description: Everyone starts somewhere. During this session, we will read Cicero's defense speech from his first major public case, the Pro Roscio Amerino. In this speech, Cicero successfully defends Sextus Roscius against the charge that he murdered his father. Victory in this case brought Cicero great fame and pitted his against one of Sulla's confederates.


Level: Students will need to be able to read Latin at at least an intermediate level.

Textbook: Instructor will provide materials

Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Wednesdays, 8pm EDT


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Emily Jusino

Emily Jusino holds a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Chicago. She has been a professor at Duke University and the University of Rochester. She currently works for a major non-profit in Washington, DC.