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Studies on linguistic im/politeness in Latin. Possible analyses and proposals

Luis Unceta Gómez


In the last years, the burgeoning research field of linguistic im/politeness in Classical languages, specially in Latin, has received a great deal of attention and has become an important research area, with promising and enriching results for our knowledge of ancient languages. The aim of this paper is to present an overview of the state of the art of the research on Latin linguistic im/politeness. It offers a critical revision of its main advances, as well as perspectives for future research.


Latin; pragmatics; linguistic im/politeness;

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