Latin Linguistics: Specific Problems II
Reference AHTALE06000008
Taught in Language specific courses group Latin (MA)List Language specific courses for Master of Historical Linguistics and Literature
Theory (A) 15.0
Exercises (B) 30.0
Training and projects (C) 0.0
Studytime (D) 150.0
Studypoints (E) 5
Credit contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Examination contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Credit contract mandatory if Exam contract? Course included in exam contract
Retake possible in case of permanent evaluation? Yes
Teaching Language Dutch
Lecturer Wolfgang de Melo
Department LW06
Key Words

Latin, grammar, phonology, morphology, language change

Position of the Course

give students an overview of the history of Latin, with special reference to "Vulgar Latin" and register differences


history of the Latin language, from Indo-European till the classical period, with special reference to non-standard varieties and register variations

Starting Competences

good command of classical Latin

Final Competences

ability to read basic Indo-Europeanist literature;
ability to discuss pre-classical and "vulgar" / colloquial traits in early texts

Teaching and Learning Material

weekly handouts are provided; Latin texts and textbooks from the library


provided on a weekly basis (in the handouts)

Course Content-Related Study Coaching

weekly contact hours

Teaching Methods

lectures with student participation

Evaluation Methods

periodical (100%)

Examination Methods

written examination

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