Avete atque valete

[The following letter is as much a time capsule as a blog post. I have included this letter at the end of my Advanced Latin Literature final exam (which my students are currently taking as I write this). I am posting it here to archive and treasure it. Teaching these Latin students for the past two years has been incredibly enriching, both personally and professionally. It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to studying Latin with Diana, Gaia, Pomona, Flora, Minerva, Maia, Morpheus, Neptunus, Apollo, Vulcanus, Janus, Mars, Pluto, Proserpina, Aurora, and Hespera.]

To the gods and goddesses of Latin-land: Continue reading