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Praesides Linguae Mortuae (Dead Languages Society)

Statement of Purpose/Organization Description: The Praesides Linguae Mortuae is an organization that is dedicated to the learning of the Latin language and other dead languages and the celebration of the culture and languages of Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East from the ancient to medieval eras-especially the Greco-Roman world.  Through events, fundraisers,  and performances, we the Praesides Linguae Mortuae, hope to further the understanding and appreciation of the ancient and medieval Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East.

Organization Contacts

Jay Carriker, Caesar/President

Brandi Bankhead, Consul/Vice President

Ian Lyra, Praetor/Treasurer

Elizabeth Sword, Quaestor/Historian

Bridget K. Sandhoff, Advisor

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Organization phone number: 903.566.7322

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