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The Language of the Freedmen
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accusative Appendix Probi Aristophanes attempt attested authors Bodel caelus Castorina Cena Trimalchionis chapter characterization characters Chrysanthus Ciaffi cites classical Latin codex Traguriensis conjugation consonants constructions contrast cultivated colloquial Dama Dell'Era deponent discussion Echion emend employed Encolpius enim epenthesis especially Eumolpus evidence example feminine freedman speech freedmen freedmen in Petronius frequently frustrum Ganymedes gender genitive Greek Habinnas Heraeus Hermeros hypercorrect hyperurbanisms Ibid imitate Italian linguistic literary language Lofstedt lower classes manuscripts masculine morphological narrative Nelson neuter Niceros noted nouns occurs parallels passages Perrochat Petersmann 1977 Petron Petronius phenomenon Phileros phonetic Plautus plural Pompeian inscriptions Pompeii popular language popular speech pronouns quam quid quod replaced Romance languages Romanian Salonius Satyrica Satyricon Seleucus speech of Echion Stefenelli 1962 stylistic Suess Swanson syncopated syntactical syntax tamen tamquam tended tendency Trimalchio Trimalchio's speech urbane diction urbane speech Vaananen Valois verbs vowels vulgar Latin vulgar sources words