Latin : story of a world language / Jürgen Leonhardt ; Translated by Kenneth Kronenberg.
"The mother tongue of the Roman Empire and the lingua franca of the West for centuries after Rome's fall, Latin survives today primarily in classrooms and texts. Yet this "dead language" is unique in the influence it has exerted across centuries and continents. Jürgen Leonhardt h...
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