Brings together contributions from internationally renownedclassicists, linguists and Latin language specialists Offers, in a single volume, a detailed account of differentlitera A Companion to the Latin Language presents a collection oforiginal essays from international scholars that track thedevelopment and use of the Latin language from its origins to itsmodern day usage. Literary registers of Latin -- pt.Anyone interested in Latin would profit from this book. Der Chemoritter am Küchentisch Adams 17 Medieval Latin 284 Greti Dinkova-Bruun 18 Neo-Latin 303 David Butterfield PART IV Literary Registers of Latin 319 19 The Language of Roman Comedy 321 Wolfgang de Melo 20 The Language of Latin Epic and Lyric Poetry 344 Rolando Ferri 21 The Language of Latin Verse Satire 367 Anna Chahoud 22 The Language of Roman Oratory and Rhetoric 384 J.He is the author of Indo-European Languages (2007) and The Linguistic Relationship between Armenian and Greek (1994).
It covers the entire history of the Latin, from Proto-Indo-European to Neo-Latin. Latin in social and political contexts.It covers the entire history of the Latin, from Proto-Indo-European to Neo-Latin. Frankfurt - Lieblingsorte To celebrate this extraordinary legacy, A Companion to the Latin Language offers a comprehensive account of the evolution of Latin from its Indo-European origins to its modern-day usage.While it seems meant for those of a linguistics bent, I think this book would be important to all classicists in showing them that behind the classical canon was a real spoken language like any language today.
Unmatched in breadth of coverage and scholarly rigor, A Companion to the Latin Language presents the most thorough and up-to-date consideration of the rich complexities and enduring legacy of the Latin language available today. Fortson IV 14 Archaic and Old Latin 220John Penney 15 Classical Latin 236James Clackson 16 Late Latin 257J.The language -- pt. Neurofibromatosis Powell 23 The Language of Latin Historiography 408 Christina Shuttleworth Kraus 24 Epistolary Latin 426 Hilla Halla-aho 25 Latin as a Technical and Scientific Language 445 Thorsten Fogen 26 Legal Latin 464 J.List of Illustrations viii Notes on Contributors x Abbreviations of Ancient Authors and Works xiv Abbreviations of Modern Sources xx Symbols Used xxiv Linguistic and Other Abbreviations xxv 1 Introduction 1James Clackson PART I Sources 7 2 The Latin Alphabet and Orthography 9Rex Wallace 3 Latin Inscriptions and Documents 29James Clackson 4 Latin Manuscripts and Textual Traditions 40Bruce Gibson 5 Romance Languages as a Source for Spoken Latin 59Roger Wright PART II The Language 81 6 The Sounds of Latin: Phonology 83Matthew McCullagh 7 Latin Prosody and Metrics 92Benjamin W.