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Colloquial and Literary Latin

by Eleanor Dickey (Editor), Anna Chahoud (Editor)

Other authors: Brigitte L.M. Bauer (Contributor), John Briscoe (Contributor), James Clackson (Contributor), Kathleen M. Coleman (Contributor), Wolfgang David Cirilo de Melo (Contributor)20 more, Rolando Ferri (Contributor), Jan Felix Gaertner (Contributor), Giovanbattista Galdi (Contributor), Hilla Halla-aho (Contributor), Stephen J. Harrison (Contributor), Leofranc Holford-Strevens (Contributor), Nigel M. Kay (Contributor), Peter Kruschwitz (Contributor), David Langslow (Foreword), Michael Lapidge (Contributor), Martti Leiwo (Contributor), Harm Pinkster (Contributor), Paolo Poccetti (Contributor), J.G.F. Powell (Contributor), Philomen Probert (Contributor), Tobias Reinhardt (Contributor), Danuta Shanzer (Contributor), Richard F. Thomas (Contributor), Andreas Willi (Contributor), Michael Winterbottom (Contributor)

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Dickey, EleanorEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chahoud, AnnaEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bauer, Brigitte L.M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Briscoe, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clackson, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coleman, Kathleen M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
de Melo, Wolfgang David CiriloContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ferri, RolandoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gaertner, Jan FelixContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Galdi, GiovanbattistaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Halla-aho, HillaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harrison, Stephen J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Holford-Strevens, LeofrancContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kay, Nigel M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kruschwitz, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Langslow, DavidForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lapidge, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leiwo, MarttiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pinkster, HarmContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poccetti, PaoloContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Powell, J.G.F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Probert, PhilomenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reinhardt, TobiasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shanzer, DanutaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thomas, Richard F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Willi, AndreasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Winterbottom, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521513952, Hardcover)

What is colloquial Latin? What can we learn about it from Roman literature, and how does an understanding of colloquial Latin enhance our appreciation of literature? This book sets out to answer such questions, beginning with examinations of how the term 'colloquial' has been used by linguists and by classicists (and how its Latin equivalents were used by the Romans) and continuing with exciting new research on colloquial language in a wide range of Latin authors. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the relevant area, and the material presented includes new editions of several texts. The Introduction presents the first account in English of developments in the study of colloquial Latin over the last century, and throughout the book findings are presented in clear, lucid, and jargon-free language, making a major scholarly debate accessible to a broad range of students and non-specialists.

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