Tyler Lansford

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Classics Instructor
Location Boulder, Colorado, United States
Introduction I live in Boulder, Colorado, where I teach for the CU Department of Classics. I completed my graduate work at the University of Washington; the subject of my dissertation was the relationship between the historian Livy and the Augustan regime. After graduate school, I co-founded Seattle Language Academy and directed its program in Classics for more than a decade. Over the past several years, I’ve been working on The Latin Inscriptions of Rome: A Walking Guide. The book, which presents inscriptions from the first century BC to the present day, has three novel features: it includes inscriptions from the whole of the City’s history – ancient, medieval and modern; by ordering them topographically – the way one encounters them while exploring the City on foot – it respects Rome’s famous interpenetration of ancient, medieval and modern; and by presenting them ‘Loeb-style’ – Latin on the left and English translation on the right – it throws open this treasure-house of history, lore and legend to as wide an audience as possible.
Interests Rome, Latin, Greek, Italian, ancient history, medieval history, photography, early music, typography
Favorite Movies Serial Mom, Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special, Die Mommie Die!
Favorite Music Monteverdi, Biber, Corelli, Handel, Beethoven
Favorite Books Iliad, Aeneid, Metamorphoses, Ab Urbe Condita, Father and Son, Saving the Appearances, The Wholeness of Nature