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Re: Languages in Gibson's Passion

From:And Rosta <a.rosta@...>
Date:Monday, March 8, 2004, 20:57
John L. Leland:
> I saw this film yesterday and was struck by several things that seemed > to me linguistic incongruities: > 1) the Latin was given the "church" pronunciation instead of the > reconstructed "classical" pronunciation
Presumably they ought by rights to have been speaking neither, but rather Vulgar Latin of c. AD 30. For the best idea of how that sounded, we need look no further than to Ray Brown; if anybody knows, it'll be him. --And.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>