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Vox Latina: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Latin

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ISBN10: 0521379369
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This is a reissue in paperback of the second edition of Professor Allen's highly successful book on the pronunciation of Latin in Rome in the Golden Age. In the second edition the text of the first edition is reprinted virtually unchanged but is followed by a section of supplementary notes that deal with subsequent developments in the subject. The author also added an appendix on the names of the letters of the Latin alphabet and a select bibliography.

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This is a reissue of the second edition of a book on the pronunciation of Latin in Rome in the Golden Age. It has a section of supplementary notes which deal with subsequent developments in the subject. The author has also added an appendix on the names of the letters of the Latin alphabet.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the second edition; Foreword to the first edition; Phonetic introduction; 1. Consonants; 2. Vowels; 3. Vowel length; 4. Vowel junction; 5. Accent; 6. Quality; Appendices; Supplementary notes; Select bibliography; Summary of recommended pronunciations.

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Al, June 9, 2008 (view all comments by Al)
Excellent and authoritative. If you don't want to wade through the detail, there is a page at the end that summarizes it for you. Pronouncing Latin the best way we know gives you a better sense of it as a real language.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780521379366
Author:
Allen, W. Sidney
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Allen, W. Sidney
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Latin
Subject:
Latin language
Subject:
Foreign
Subject:
General History
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Latin
Subject:
Ancient Languages
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
148
Dimensions:
8.45x5.50x.46 in. .40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This is a reissue of the second edition of a book on the pronunciation of Latin in Rome in the Golden Age. It has a section of supplementary notes which deal with subsequent developments in the subject. The author has also added an appendix on the names of the letters of the Latin alphabet.
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