A spouse to the Latin Language offers a set of unique essays from overseas students that tune the advance and use of the Latin language from its origins to its modern-day usage.
- Brings jointly contributions from the world over popular classicists, linguists and Latin language specialists
- Offers, in one quantity, a close account of other literary registers of the Latin language
- Explores the social and political contexts of Latin
- Includes new bills of the Latin language in mild of contemporary linguistic theory
- Supplemented with illustrations masking the advance of the Latin alphabet
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