Biduum Latinum Fordhamense

The Center for Medieval Studies runs a yearly Biduum Latinum, or Latin Bootcamp, which offers the Fordham community intensive, engaging, and hands-on opportunities to learn the language. This year, the New York Botanical Garden's Humanities Institute is co-sponsoring the two-day event, which will focus on botany.

Friday, September 30th, 2016
Mertz Library, New York Botanical Garden

Robin Fleming (Boston College): Vanishing Plants, Animals, and Places: Britain's Transformation from Roman to Medieval

Reception and exhibit of medieval and Renaissance herbals

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Keating Hall Lounge

12:00pm - 12:15pm

12:15pm - 1:00pm
Session 1: Hortulus sive liber de cultura hortorum a Walfrido Strabone scriptus
(The Little Garden or Book of Gardening by Walafrid Strabo)

1:00pm - 1:45pm

1:45pm - 2:30pm
Session II: De Historia Stirpium Commentarii Insignes a Leonardo Fuchsio compositi
(Leonard Fuchs' Notable Commentaries on the History of Plants)

2:30pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Latin tour of the New York Botanical Garden

5:15pm - 6:15pm
Latin Mass at Fordham University

6:15pm - 7:30pm

Biduum Latinum