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A significant other to the Latin Language offers a set of unique essays from foreign students that music 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, an in depth account of alternative literary registers of the Latin language
  • Explores the social and political contexts of Latin
  • Includes new money owed of the Latin language in gentle of contemporary linguistic theory
  • Supplemented with illustrations protecting the advance of the Latin alphabet

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