A natural history of Latin /

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Author / Creator:Janson, Tore, 1936-
Uniform title:Latin. English
Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Description:1 online resource (x, 305 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Latin language -- History.
Latin language, Medieval and modern -- History.
Latin (Langue) -- Histoire.
Latin (Langue) -- Grammaire -- Histoire.
Latin médiéval et moderne (Langue) -- Histoire.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Latin.
Latin language.
Latin language, Medieval and modern.
Latijn.
Taalkunde.
Letterkunde.
Middeleeuws Latijn.
Neolatijn.
Latein
Latein.
Latin language -- History.
Latin language -- Grammar -- History.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11152765
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Other authors / contributors:Sørensen, Merethe Damsgård.
Vincent, Nigel.
ISBN:9781429470681
1429470682
9780199263097
0199263094
9780191532382
019153238X
0199263094
9786610756599
6610756597
9780199214051
0199214050
Notes:Translation of: Latin : kulturen, historien, språket. Stockholm : Wahlström and Widstrand, 2002.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-299) and index.
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Translation of: Latin : kulturen, historien, språket. Stockholm : Wahlström and Widstrand, 2002.
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Summary:Latin is alive and well. Beginning in Rome around 600 BC it became the international language of the civilized world for 2,000 years. French, Spanish, Italian, and Romanian are among its direct descendants. It provides the vocabulary for law and life science. No known language, including English - itself enriched by Latin words and phrases - has achieved such success and longevity. This book tells its history from origins to the present. Brilliantly conceived, popularizing but. authoritative, and written with the fluency and light touch that have made the author's Speak so attractive to tens o.
Other form:Print version: Janson, Tore, 1936- Latin. English. Natural history of Latin. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004 0199263094 9780199263097