The Architects and Origins Behind the Italian Language

Mar 05, 2021 642

BY: Colin Grant

Modern Italian, like many other languages, originated from Latin.  After the Roman Empire fell, Classical Latin continued to be used for most writings.  A different version, Vulgar Latin, became more commonly spoken by the average person in parts of Italy and eventually led to Classical Italian.

Latin continued to change over the centuries, creating entirely new languages such as Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Romanian, and others.  Today Italian is the closest language to Latin.

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