The Language Of The Roman Empire



Posted by Ed 8 mths ago
“Latin may be the language that we associate with the Roman Empire, but Rome grew from a tiny community in the middle of a culturally diverse peninsula into an empire that reached from Britain to Syria. Romans interacted with speakers of dozens of other languages and made them into fellow citizens. The Greek language also had a central place in Roman society, while Rome itself was a city of immigrants and slaves, many of whom brought their languages with them”

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