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Latin Language and Latin Culture From Ancient to Modern Times

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ISBN-10: 0521776635

ISBN-13: 9780521776639

Edition: 2001

Authors: Joseph Farrell, Denis Feeney, Stephen Hinds

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Latin is popularly imagined as an imperial language, a classical language and as a dead language. This book considers the sources of these metaphors and analyses their effect on how Latin literature is read.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 164
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Denis Feeneyis Giger Professor of Latin at Princeton University and was the 2004 Sather Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley. His books includeLiterature and Religion at Rome: Cultures, Contexts, and Beliefs(1998) andThe Gods in Epic: Poets and Critics of the Classical Tradition(1991).

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The gender of Latin
The life-cycle of dead languages
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