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Tore Janson was Professor of Oriental and African Languages at the University of Goteborg until his retirement in 2000. He was previously Professor of Linguistics at the same university and a world expert on the history of Latin. He is the author of the international bestseller Speak: A Short
History of Languages (OUP 2002; trade paperback 2003).



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Latin language -- History.
Latin language, Medieval and modern -- History.