Vulgar Latin / Edition 1

Vulgar Latin / Edition 1

by Jozsef Herman, Roger Wright

An up-to-date study that documents the transition of Latin to Romance. See more details below


An up-to-date study that documents the transition of Latin to Romance.

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Penn State University Press
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Edition description:
New Edition
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5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

Jozef Herman is former Director of the Linguistic Research Institute at the Hungarian Academy, now Professor at the University of Venice.

Roger Wright is Professor of Spanish at the University of Liverpool. He is editor of Latin and the Romance Languages in the Early Middle Ages (paperback issued by Penn State, 1996). His other books include Late Latin and Early Romance in Spain and Carolingian France (1982) and Spanish Ballads: A Critical Guide (1991).

Table of Contents

Prologue by the Author to the English Edition
Foreword by the English Translator
A Note on the Symbols Used
Chronology of the Authors and Texts Mentioned
1"Vulgar" Latin: Terminology and Problems1
2The Historical Context9
3Sources and Methods17
4Phonetic Evolution27
5Inflectional Morphology49
6Phrases and Sentences81
8More General Problems109
Selective Bibliography125

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