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Learning Latin

25th July 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 8th August 2019

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Learning Latin with Professor Gordon McPhate

Come to learn Latin which will help you translate and understand parts of the Anglican Liturgy: Nunc Dimittis, Pate Noster, Credo, Magnifcat, Benedictus and Te Deum.

There are 6 sessions each Thursday, commencing Thursday 4 July, from 10.30am – 12.30pm in the library of Chester Cathedral.

Week One: Grammar (nouns & adjectives 1), (verbs present tense) Reading (Mark 1 : 23-34) and Nunc Dimittis text.

Week Two: Grammar (nouns & adjectives 2), (verbs past tense 1) Reading (Mark 2 : 1-12) and Pater Noster text.

Week Three: Grammar (nouns & adjectives 3), (verbs past tense 2) Reading (Mark 4: 1-9 and 13-20) and Credo text.

Week Four: Grammar (pronouns & prepositions 1), (common irregular verbs) Reading (Mark 5 : 1-20) and Magnificat text.

Week Five: Grammar (pronouns & prepositions 2), (verbs future tense & subjunctive mood) Reading (Mark 5 : 21-43) and Benedictus text.

Week Six: Grammar (participles), (verbs passive voice) Reading (Mark 6 : 30-44) and Te Deum Laudamus text.

Limited places available
£20 per session or £100 for 6-week course.  To book the six week course, please contact the Cathedral Box Office on 01244 500 959.


25th July 2019
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Chester Cathedral
St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
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