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Latin

Story of a World Language

Latin( )
Author: Leonhardt, Jürgen
Kronenberg, Kenneth
ISBN:978-0-674-05807-1
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Imprint:Belknap Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $33.50
Book Description:

The mother tongue of the Roman Empire and the lingua franca of the West for centuries afterward, Latin survives today primarily in classrooms and texts. Yet this "dead language" is unique in the influence it has exerted across centuries and continents. Jürgen Leonhardt offers the story of the first "world language," from antiquity to the present.

Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Foreign Language Study / Latin
Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.438 x 1.084 Inches
Book Weight:1.553 Pounds



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