What Latin Sounded Like - and how we know

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Video

John Horgan
by NativLang
published on 12 October 2017

Classical Latin went extinct, yet we still know how to pronounce it. Proof!

Take a trip with me back to Catholic school, then back even further to old Rome. We'll see what Latin pronunciation did - and did NOT - sound like in the mouths of the Romans. Thanks to ancient authors and modern Romance languages, we'll even glimpse a range of evidence for the speech of Caesar and pauper alike!

SERMO VULGARIS ALL DAY LONG, am I right? ;)

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NativLang, . (2017, October 12). What Latin Sounded Like - and how we know. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1303/what-latin-sounded-like---and-how-we-know/

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NativLang, . "What Latin Sounded Like - and how we know." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1303/what-latin-sounded-like---and-how-we-know/.

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NativLang, . "What Latin Sounded Like - and how we know." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Oct 2017. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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