Latin, Or, The Empire of a Sign: From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
A highly original and accessible history of Latin between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries that explores how Latin came to dominate the civic and sacred worlds of Europe and, arguably, the entire western world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BLyda97112 - LibraryThing
Fascinating account of the gradual displacement of the Latin language from Western consciousness, almost reads like an obituary from a tearful grandchild. Highly recommended for anyone interested in Latin or the use of Latin since the Reformation. Read full review