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Book: The 5-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 28. Is Latin Really Dead?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38148


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.

Chapter Contributors

  • Frank Morris ( - fmorris) 'College of Charleston'