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Classical Latin


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  • proper n. The Latin language as spoken and written in formal speeches, literature, the arts, etc., by the ancient Romans.


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  • Jul 14/07 While most words containing 'ch', 'th' and 'ph' in Latin were of Greek origin, Classical Latin also has words proven to be native but which nonetheless were given aspirated spellings.

    Latin 'pulcher': Is it really an Etruscan loan?

  • Among the titles Caxton printed were his own translations from the French of works originally written in Classical Latin, such as Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Virgil’s Aeneid.

    The English Is Coming!


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