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How Science Is Keeping Latin Alive

How Science Is Keeping Latin Alive

Is Latin really a dead language? Find out why science continues to use the language in naming species and body parts.

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What is a Global Language?

“There is no official definition of “global” or “world” language, but it essentially refers to a language that is learned and spoken internationally, and is characterized not only by the number of its native and second language speakers, but also by its geographical distribution, and its use in international organizations and in diplomatic relations.”

Scientific Nomenclature: How do we give scientific names?

“In the scientific world, it is extremely important to know the precise information about the object we study and also to know what class or type it belongs to. The name must therefore be unique. Here are a few links that explain how such naming is done.”

Christianity and the Roman Empire

“Within a few hundred years, the small, often hated religious movement called
Christianity became the dominant religion of Europe and the Western world. By becoming
the state religion of the Roman Empire, Christianity became the largest and most influential
religion in the world.”

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