A Companion to the Latin Language

James Clackson
John Wiley & Sons, 28/07/2011 - 664 páginas
A Companion to the Latin Language presents a collection of original essays from international scholars that track the development and use of the Latin language from its origins to its modern day usage.

  • Brings together contributions from internationally renowned classicists, linguists and Latin language specialists
  • Offers, in a single volume, a detailed account of different literary registers of the Latin language
  • Explores the social and political contexts of Latin
  • Includes new accounts of the Latin language in light of modern linguistic theory
  • Supplemented with illustrations covering the development of the Latin alphabet

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The Latin Alphabet and Orthography
Latin Inscriptions and Documents
Latin Manuscripts and Textual
Romance Languages as a Source
Latin Syntax
The Language of Roman Comedy
The Language of Latin Epic and Lyric
The Language of Latin Verse Satire
The Language of Roman Oratory
The Language of Latin Historiography
Epistolary Latin
Latin as a Technical and Scientific
Le a Latin i

Latin Vocabulary
WordFormation in Classical Latin
Latin Particles and the Grammar
The Historical Background to Latin
Archaic and Old Latin
Classical Latin
Late Latin
Medieval Latin
Christian Latin
The Social Dialects of Latin
Language Policies in the Roman
Latin Inside and Outside of Rome
Index Locorum
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James Clackson is Professor of Comparative Philology at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of Language and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds (2015), Indo-European Languages (2007) and The Linguistic Relationship between Armenian and Greek (1994). He is co-author of The Blackwell History of the Latin Language (with Geoffrey Horrocks, Wiley-Blackwell 2007), and co-editor of Indo-European Word Formation (with Birgit Anette Olsen, 2004), and Nominal Composition in Indo-European Languages (with Torsten Meißner, 2002).

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