- from Christianity and Rome's Legacies
750L - 890L
Latin, the language of ancient Rome, is often called a dead language because no one has spoken it for centuries. But in one sense, millions of people speak Latin every day.
Do you ever play video games? Do you go to your doctor for an annual physical exam? Do you try to solve problems and study science? If so, you are using words with Latin roots. The Latin language is just one of many legacies the modern world has from ancient Rome.