Bilingualism and the Latin Language

Bilingualism and the Latin Language

by J. N. Adams


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521731515
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/26/2008
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 864
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

J. N. Adams is a Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and a Fellow of the British Academy. He was previously Professor of Latin at the Universities of Manchester and Reading.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Languages in contact with Latin; 2. Code-switching; 3. Bilingualism, linguistic diversity and language change; 4. Latin in Egypt; 5. Bilingualism at Delos; 6. Bilingualism at La Graufesenque; 7. The Latin of a learner (P. Amh. II 26): a case study; 8. Some concluding remarks.

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