Bilingualism and the Latin Language
Cambridge University Press, 2003. Hardcover. ISBN: 0521817714. Light bump to lower edge of front board, 1 corner and top of spine. Small dent to middle of spine. Very faint stain to textblock. DJ has 1 chip to upper edge, light soiling and a few small scratches. ; This book deals systematically with communication problems in the Roman world where numerous languages apart from Latin and Greek were spoken. How did the Romans communicate with their subjects in the remoter parts of the Empire? What linguistic policies did they pursue? Differing forms of bilingualism developed, which had a significant effect on the way the Romans and their subjects thought, spoke and wrote. A wide range of cultural, historical and linguistic questions concerning the varying developments in bilingualism are addressed. ; 864 pages. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket .
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Keywords: 0521817714 Linguistics Latin Language Words & Language Roman History