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The Blackwell History of the Latin Language download ebook

by Geoffrey Horrocks,James Clackson

The Blackwell History of the Latin Language download ebook
ISBN:
1405162090
ISBN13:
978-1405162098
Author:
Geoffrey Horrocks,James Clackson
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (November 19, 2007)
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Pages:
336 pages
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1850 kb
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James Clackson, Geoffrey Horrocks. Makes use of carefully selected texts, many of which have only recently come to light.

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This text makes use of contemporary work in linguistics to provideup-to-date commentary on the development of Latin, from itsprehistoric origins in the Indo-European language family, throughthe earliest texts, to the creation of the Classical Language ofCicero and Vergil, and examines the impact of the spread of spokenLatin through the Roman Empire.The first book in English in more than 50 years to providecomprehensive coverage of the history of the Latin languageGives a full account of the transformation of the language inthe context of the rise and fall of Ancient RomePresents up-to-date commentary on the key linguisticissuesMakes use of carefully selected texts, many of which have onlyrecently come to lightIncludes maps and glossary as well as fully translated andannotated sample texts that illustrate the different stages of thelanguageAccessible to readers without a formal knowledge of Latin orlinguistics