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LATIN: Story of a World Language

Jurgen Leonhardt
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The mother tongue of the Roman Empire and the "lingua franca" of the West for centuries after Rome's fall, Latin survives today primarily in classrooms and texts. This full history of Latin uncovers how this once parochial dialect developed into a vehicle of global communication. Illus.

Format: Paperbound Pages: 332 Publisher: Belknap Publishing status: Current

ISBN: 9780674659964 Item #: 5828406

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