The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

28. Is Latin Really Dead?

The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

Frank Morris [+-]
College of Charleston
Frank Morris earned a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Cincinnati and taught Latin and Greek at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC from 1978 until his retirement in 2010. He continues to serve as Director of the Charleston Latin Program, and has been training teachers to teach Latin in elementary schools since the mid-1980s.

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While most believe that Latin is a dead language vital only for philologists and specialized historians and archaeologists, Latin is alive and at work in many and interesting ways in the modern world. This chapter addresses its many functions.

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Morris, Frank. 28. Is Latin Really Dead?. The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 136-139 Jul 2019. ISBN 9781781798553. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=38148. Date accessed: 21 Jul 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.38148. Jul 2019

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