“A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
Drink deep or taste not the Pierian spring.”
— Alexander Pope

Classical Services

Welcome to Matt Colvin’s Classical Services! I can provide:

  • translation of ancient Greek and Latin texts into English, by the page or line.
  • composition and translation of Latin and Greek mottos for your business or institution.
  • consultation for pastors and scholars on questions about Latin and Greek grammar, idiom, and lexicography, to ensure that their use of the classical languages is impeccable, down to the finest nuance of accent or morphology.
  • design consultation for architects and graphic artists, drawing on a thorough knowledge of ancient visual styles.
  • calligraphy in any Western script or in Hebrew, made by hand and decorated to meet your specifications.