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The scholar at work: Varro's study of the Latin language

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As part of a bigger project to investigate the history and features of Roman culture, Varro set out to study the Latin language in all its components: where its vocabulary came from, and what such derivation revealed about the history of Latin speakers; how its words were arranged into classes based on their morphological features, and to what extent this arrangement was rationally motivated and self-consistent; and how various people used language differently, some employing distinct sect...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Merton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4796-315X

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
Role:
Examiner
ORCID:
0000-0002-7228-8790
Role:
Examiner
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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