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Tim Griffith

Timothy L. Griffith, M.A.

Fellow of Classical Languages

Doctoral Studies in Classics, University of Florida, 2011-
M.A. in Latin, University of Kentucky, 2002
B.A. in Liberal Arts and Culture, New Saint Andrews College, 2001

Mr. Griffith is a Fellow of Classical Languages. He oversees the College’s Latin program and coordinates the national Phaedrus Latin Composition Contest. He joined the College faculty in 2007 after receiving his M.A. in Classical Languages in 2002 at the University of Kentucky. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in classics at the University of Florida.

Mr. Griffith received his B.A. in Liberal Arts and Culture from New Saint Andrews College in May 2001. Mr. Griffith’s senior thesis was a translation of a portion of C.S. Lewis’s A Horse and His Boy in Latin. His Master’s degree at the University of Kentucky was in active (or spoken) Latin. Mr. Griffith and wife Casey (B.A., 2003) have four children.

Contact Information: (208) 882-1566 | E-mail

Timothy L. Griffith’s Posts

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  • 21 Oct Adventure

    by Tim Griffith Fellow of Classical Languages During a translation project a number of years ago, I was looking for a good Latin equivalent for our English word “adventure”. Considering that the ancient world was regularly full of what we would now call adventure, I......

  • 22 Mar Immerse Yourself in Latin—and Northwest Scenery—at Tusculum

    VENITE TVSCVLVM! (Come to Tusculum!) May 17th – 21st, 2016 Speak Latin! Adventure in the great outdoors! Enjoy an encounter with nature while learning the language of Ancient Rome and beyond!   OVERVIEW Tusculum is a full-immersion residential experience, designed both to introduce aspiring Latinists to the......

  • 25 Sep Latin Methodology

    Much has been made of the differences between “Classical Latin”, that is, the Latin that the Romans used during their zenith, and “Medieval” or “Church Latin”, the Latin that came afterward and was influenced by various foreign languages. Consequently, most Latin courses seek to introduce......

  • 19 Sep Why Latin?

    Latin is the ancient language originally used in the central region of Italy onced called Latium, where Rome is located. As Rome’s empire grew to include most of Europe and vast portions of Asia and Africa, the Romans’ native tongue, Latin, gradually became the official......

Timothy L. Griffith, M.A.

Fellow of Classical Languages

Doctoral Studies in Classics, University of Florida, 2011-
M.A. in Latin, University of Kentucky, 2002
B.A. in Liberal Arts and Culture, New Saint Andrews College, 2001

Mr. Griffith is a Fellow of Classical Languages. He oversees the College’s Latin program and coordinates the national Phaedrus Latin Composition Contest. He joined the College faculty in 2007 after receiving his M.A. in Classical Languages in 2002 at the University of Kentucky. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in classics at the University of Florida.

Mr. Griffith received his B.A. in Liberal Arts and Culture from New Saint Andrews College in May 2001. Mr. Griffith’s senior thesis was a translation of a portion of C.S. Lewis’s A Horse and His Boy in Latin. His Master’s degree at the University of Kentucky was in active (or spoken) Latin. Mr. Griffith and wife Casey (B.A., 2003) have four children.

Contact Information: (208) 882-1566 | E-mail

Timothy L. Griffith’s Posts

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  • 21 Oct Adventure

    by Tim Griffith Fellow of Classical Languages During a translation project a number of years ago, I was looking for a good Latin equivalent for our English word “adventure”. Considering that the ancient world was regularly full of what we would now call adventure, I......

  • 22 Mar Immerse Yourself in Latin—and Northwest Scenery—at Tusculum

    VENITE TVSCVLVM! (Come to Tusculum!) May 17th – 21st, 2016 Speak Latin! Adventure in the great outdoors! Enjoy an encounter with nature while learning the language of Ancient Rome and beyond!   OVERVIEW Tusculum is a full-immersion residential experience, designed both to introduce aspiring Latinists to the......

  • 25 Sep Latin Methodology

    Much has been made of the differences between “Classical Latin”, that is, the Latin that the Romans used during their zenith, and “Medieval” or “Church Latin”, the Latin that came afterward and was influenced by various foreign languages. Consequently, most Latin courses seek to introduce......

  • 19 Sep Why Latin?

    Latin is the ancient language originally used in the central region of Italy onced called Latium, where Rome is located. As Rome’s empire grew to include most of Europe and vast portions of Asia and Africa, the Romans’ native tongue, Latin, gradually became the official......

Tim Griffith