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Conversational Latin: 1650 to the Present
(2,564 words)

Toward the end of the seventeenth century Latin was losing its position as a universal language and therefore began to be used less frequently as a language of oral commu…

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Minkova, Milena, “Conversational Latin: 1650 to the Present”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 21 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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