This paper provides a general historical introduction to the subject of this book. The author argues in favour of the need to adopt a "longue durée" perspective when studying the phenomenon 'Latin in Byzantium', and suggests a chronology spanning from the age of Constantine to the dawn of the High Middle Ages.

«Desuetudine longa… subeunt verba latina»: The Transition from Late Antique to Medieval Byzantium and the Fall of Latin

Luigi Silvano
2019

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This paper provides a general historical introduction to the subject of this book. The author argues in favour of the need to adopt a "longue durée" perspective when studying the phenomenon 'Latin in Byzantium', and suggests a chronology spanning from the age of Constantine to the dawn of the High Middle Ages.
Latin in Byzantium I. Late Antiquity and Beyond
Brepols Publishers
Corpus Christianorum – Lingua Patrum
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27
41
9782503584928
Latin language, Byzantium
Luigi Silvano
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