New PDF release: A Companion to the Latin Language (Blackwell Companions to

By James Clackson

ISBN-10: 1405186054

ISBN-13: 9781405186056

A better half to the Latin Language offers a suite of unique essays from foreign students that song the advance and use of the Latin language from its origins to its modern-day usage.

  • Brings jointly contributions from the world over popular classicists, linguists and Latin language specialists
  • Offers, in one quantity, a close account of alternative literary registers of the Latin language
  • Explores the social and political contexts of Latin
  • Includes new debts of the Latin language in gentle of contemporary linguistic theory
  • Supplemented with illustrations protecting the improvement of the Latin alphabet

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