30 avril 2016

O Tempora, O Mores!

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/linguafranca-45.pngBy . It’s that time of year when respectable denizens of colleges and universities don caps and gowns and assemble amid the groves of academe, some to confer academic degrees and some to be conferred upon. Their faux medieval vestments are vestiges of that time in western Europe when Latin was the lingua franca for all serious scholarship. More...

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