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Classical Latin went extinct, yet we still know how to pronounce it. Proof!

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Take a trip with me back to Catholic school, then back even further to old Rome. We'll see what Latin pronunciation did - and did NOT - sound like in the mouths of the Romans. Thanks to ancient authors and modern Romance languages, we'll even glimpse a range of evidence for the speech of Caesar and pauper alike!

SERMO VULGARIS ALL DAY LONG, am I right? ;)


~ Credits ~

Art and animation by Josh from NativLang

Music by me: closing piece, soundtrack bits from Thoth's Pill, Hispania guitar.

Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com):
Path of the Goblin King v2, Sneaky Snooper, Chee Zee Jungle, Virtutes Instrumenti, The Show Must Be Go

General image, font, sfx and sources credits:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LKhMIui3hvgVoZIrz0ls9pW3aa3N547HEq5kMYpOI8s/

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