Monday, May 16, 2016

The Ultimate Latin Dictionary: After 122 Years, Still At Work On The Letter 'N'

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"Through two World Wars and German reunification, generations of Latin scholars have been chipping away at the same goal: documenting every use of every Latin word from the earliest Latin inscriptions in the 6th century BC up until around 200 AD, when it was in decline as a spoken language."