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Continuing classical Latin
Continuing classical Latin

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Continuing classical Latin

Introduction

This course features a discussion that shows how languages develop – a spoken language is constantly undergoing change while written language is more conservative. In its second part it also looks at the evolution of Latin into the Romance languages: Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian and others.

The discussions throughout this course are between Professor Geoffrey Horrocks and Dr James Clackson, both of the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge University.

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