Latin Scansion

Course Description: In this group, participants will explore the rhythms of Latin poetry across the millennia, while decoding riddles, playing word games, and mastering the art of scansion painlessly.


Level: No prior experience in Latin poetry is assumed. This course is ideal for intermediate and advanced Latin students with limited exposure to classical poetry, and for Latin instructors who are looking to add new tools and activities to their pedagogical toolkits.

Textbook: Instructor will provide materials.

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

Tuesdays, 7:30pm EDT

Price: $250.00

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R J Parsons-McCrackin

RJ earned his M.A. in Classics from the University of Kentucky and Certificate from the Institute for the Promotion of Latin Studies (Institutum Studiis Latinis Provehendis), and has over ten years of classroom teaching experience. He has taught a variety of courses for the Paideia Institute since 2021.