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Bilingualism and the Latin Language
Language: en
Pages: 836
Authors: J. N. Adams, James Noel Adams, Senior Research Fellow in Classics J N Adams
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Surveys cultural, historical, and linguistic questions surrounding the development of bilingualism in the Roman world.
Social Variation and the Latin Language
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: J. N. Adams
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-23 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Languages show variations according to the social class of speakers and Latin was no exception, as readers of Petronius are aware. The Romance languages have traditionally been regarded as developing out of a 'language of the common people' (Vulgar Latin), but studies of modern languages demonstrate that linguistic change does
Bilingualism and the Latin Language
Language: en
Pages: 836
Authors: J. N. Adams
Categories: Bilingualism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Since the 1980s, bilingualism has become one of the main themes of sociolinguistics - but there are as yet few large-scale treatments of the subject specific to the ancient world. This book is the first work to deal systematically with bilingualism during a period of antiquity (the Roman period, down
Bilingualism in Ancient Society
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Senior Research Fellow in Classics J N Adams
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Bilingualism has seen an explosion of work in recent years. This volume introduces classicists, ancient historians, and other scholars interested in sociolinguistics to bilingualism in the ancient Mediterranean. The fifteen chapters cover theoretical and methodological issues and key aspects of the contact between Latin and Greek and among Latin, Greek,
An Anthology of Informal Latin, 200 BC–AD 900
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: J. N. Adams
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book contains over fifty passages of Latin from 200 BC to AD 900, each with translation and linguistic commentary. It is not intended as an elementary reader (though suitable for university courses), but as an illustrative history of Latin covering more than a millennium, with almost every century represented.