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A significant other to the Latin Language offers a set of unique essays from foreign students that tune the improvement and use of the Latin language from its origins to its modern-day usage.
• Brings jointly contributions from the world over well known classicists, linguists and Latin language specialists
• deals, in one quantity, an in depth account of other literary registers of the Latin language
• Explores the social and political contexts of Latin
• comprises new bills of the Latin language in mild of contemporary linguistic theory
• Supplemented with illustrations protecting the improvement of the Latin alphabet

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12 If the dates of attestation of inscriptions are to be trusted as a rough guide to the paths of diffusion and dates of adaptation, we see that the alphabet fans out in all directions from Etruria. Old Umbrian inscriptions date to the seventh century BCE, as do inscriptions in Faliscan and Latin. Inscriptions in South Picene, Oscan, Venetic and Transalpine Celtic date to the sixth century BCE. Etruscan Origins The primary source of the Latin alphabet – Greek or Etruscan – remains controversial.

Of some interest also is the use of interpuncts as clausal dividers. The following are examples of two co-ordinate clauses set off by interpuncts: · NON V. TV. N. Vindol. 164). The features of punctuation described above are found also in ostraca from Wâdi Fawâkir, a Roman military outpost in the eastern Egyptian desert. 63 Abbreviations One of the most notable features of Latin writing from the third century BCE on is the frequency of the abbreviations. g. COS = consul, IIVIR = duumuir, IMP = imperator.

In Etruria, members of the same family sometimes had their epitaphs incised in Latin, sometimes in Etruscan, depending on whether they wished to highlight their Roman or Etruscan identity. 67 The Latin inscription was incised in large capital letters across the top of the stone. The Etruscan version was incised in smaller letters beneath the Latin. In some cases the Latin alphabet was modified in order to bring it into line with other languages’ phonological systems. indd 24 6/7/2011 11:42:43 AM The Latin Alphabet and Orthography 25 diacritic in the form an acute bar over the letter S, thus ś.

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