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fbharjo commented on the word distinctiones
The use of spaces between Latin words was started in Irish Monasteries in the 7th century as a way to teach Latin to Celtic monks who had little to no knowledge of Latin. It was later spread to the Continent by Alcuin in the late 8th century.
October 2, 2011