This is the Latin word for 'a table'.
David Stoll, Is Latin America Turning Protestant?
The improvement in Latin America is steady but slow.
O’Farrill is the son of the Latin jazz pioneer Chico O’Farrill and the director of the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, which won the Latin jazz Grammy in 2015.
Over the years Latin American writers have developed numerous themes, forms, and styles.
During World War II, numerous European scholars fled fascist oppression by exiling themselves to Latin America.
(For information on writing in the Spanish language by Latin Americans, see Latin American literature.)
The area is known as Latin America because most people speak languages that came from Latin (the language of the ancient Romans).
Vulgate, (from the Latin editio vulgata: “common version”), Latin Bible used by the Roman Catholic Church, primarily translated by St.
Latin America also includes the islands of the Caribbean whose inhabitants speak a Romance language (see List of countries in Latin America).
Some Latin towns were forced to become allies of Rome, others were given full Roman citizenship, and others partial citizenship (the “Latin right”).
Bradford Burns, The Poverty of Progress: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century (1980), creatively argues that modernization hurt the majority of Latin Americans.
Leftow characterizes his one-self Trinity theory as “Latin”, following the recent practice of contrasting Western or Latin with Eastern or Greek or “social” Trinity theories.
In part, this was a result of growing consciousness of the increasing importance of Latin America in the world and, on the philosophical side, of the introduction in Latin America of Ortega’s perspectivism.
Proposals to develop an autochthonous Latin American philosophy figured prominently in the early to mid-twentieth century philosophical scene of Mexico, subsequently spreading to other parts of Latin America.
Asia’s economic development and Latin America’s commodity-fuelled economic boom of this century expose dependency theory as simplistic nonsense (although it still has adherents in Latin American Studies departments).
In the iconic image of Che Guevara (1928–1967), the revolution promise a transformation of the Latin American human being—el nuevo hombre—as it also raised the possibility of political sovereignty for Latin American nations.
In his essay “En torno a una filosofía americana” (1945), Zea sustained that Latin American philosophy could and should devote itself to topics that are specifically Latin American, apart from the universal problems of any other philosophy.
Although Latin America also includes countries whose heritage is predominantly French, the Spanish and Portuguese elements loom so large in the history of the region that it is sometimes proposed that Iberoamerica would be a better term than Latin America.
—died early April 1640, Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire), English poet, mystic, and scholar in Latin and Hebrew, author of a Latin tragedy, Roxana (1597, published 1632), which the 18th-century critic Samuel Johnson thought was the finest Latin writing in England before John Milton’s elegies.
- of or relating to the ancient Latins or the Latin language
Example: Latin verb conjugations
- relating to languages derived from Latin
- any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
- relating to people or countries speaking Romance languages
Example: Latin America
- a person who is a member of those peoples whose languages derived from Latin
- of or relating to the ancient region of Latium
Example: Latin towns
- an inhabitant of ancient Latium
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