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Daniel Pettersson

Teacher and author Daniel Pettersson, M.A., is co-founder of Latinitium and is currently teaching Latin at Stockholm University, where he is also working on his Ph.D. dissertation on Humanist Colloquia. Daniel believes in the importance of Latin literature in the modern world and that you can teach yourself Latin with the right motivation, method, and material.
First day of learning Latin: what to do

First day of learning Latin: what to do

You've decided to learn Latin? Fantastic! That is one of the best decisions you'll ever make, believe me! Reading and understanding the writings of people from ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, and the Early Modern period is almost time-traveling. I've been teaching...

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Reading Plan for learning Latin: Beginners

Reading Plan for learning Latin: Beginners

When you’ve decided to learn Latin, you’re motivated and full of goals and ambitions, then it is time to sit down and plan your studies. Having learnt Latin myself and taught others how to learn it. I’ve put together a reading plan in eight (and a half) step for you...

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Latin Audio Archive

Latin Audio Archive

To truly master reading Latin you have to develop good listening comprehension skills. To help you with this, we have recorded passages from textbooks and Latin literature to listen to on this page. Every Latin audio file is accompanied by a transcription of the...

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Latin prose composition: Books and Method

Latin prose composition: Books and Method

Have you ever come across something called "Latin prose composition" and wondered what it was, if it was useful, how to do it and where to begin? Latin prose composition happens to be one of my favorite Latin learning and teaching techniques that I've used often...

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Which are the Best Books for Learning Latin?

Which are the Best Books for Learning Latin?

Which are the best books for learning Latin? Which textbook or dictionary should I use? Are there any other books to consider? These are questions students ask me every year, so here are my recommendations for anyone learning Latin. There are countless books out...

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