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Standardisation and variation in Latin orthography and morphology (100 BC - AD 100)

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The period 100 BC – AD 100 is often seen by scholars as the time when the 'standard' form of educated Latin was established. Standardisation, according to some, was the defining process for the fixing of written language and written norms. Once established, these written norms, we are led to believe, remained unchanged for the rest of the Antiquity.

This study addresses this alleged standardisation of Latin in 100 BC – AD 100 by studying variations in spelling and morphology. Elimin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-07-06

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