Department of Ancient Languages

Detailed information

Department Head: Professor A.V.Podosinov.

Lecturers in the department teach Latin to all undergraduates in the Faculty of History. The department also teaches Latin and Ancient and Byzantine Greek to undergraduate and graduate students specializing in Ancient History, Medieval History, the History of Southern and Western Slavs, Archaeology, and the History of Art.

The main fields of research in the department are as follows:

  • Theory and Methodology of Teaching Ancient Languages

  • Theory and Methodology of Special Historical and Philological Disciplines (Paleography and Epigraphics)

  • Study, Publication and Translation of Greek and Latin Sources on Ancient History, Medieval History, Feudal Russia and Slavic Countries