Minimus website created and maintained by Helen Forte, illustrator of the Minimus books.

The Primary Latin Project is a registered charity, no.1148301. For more information contact Barbara

Minimus is a unique Latin course for younger children. It's based on a real family who lived at Vindolanda in 100AD: Flavius, the fort commander, his wife Lepidina, their three children, assorted household slaves, their cat Vibrissa - and Minimus the mouse!

salvete - exspectatissimi estis! (hello - you are very welcome)


The third set of MiniBooks is out, just in time to make perfect Christmas (or Saturnalia) presents!

Ten completely new stories by Barbara and Helen, with illustrations by Helen; meet some old friends, and read about about Roman baby-walkers, fishing, cooking, and a missing Vibrissa...

Click here for an order form.