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Latin

Story of a World Language

Latin( )
Author: Leonhardt, Jürgen
Kronenberg, Kenneth
ISBN:978-0-674-65996-4
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Imprint:Belknap Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.50
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
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.126 x 0.872 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds



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