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As a result, the list has variants, as well as alternative names.

The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets, and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet.

Latin was originally spoken in Latium, in the Italian Peninsula.

Late Latin is the written language from the 3rd century, and Medieval Latin the language used from the 9th century to the Renaissance which used Renaissance Latin.

Later, Early Modern Latin and Modern Latin evolved.

Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire.

Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages, such as Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Romanian.

If it was not preferred in Classical Latin, then it most likely came from the undocumented contemporaneous Vulgar Latin.

For example, the Romance for "horse" (Italian cavallo, French cheval, Spanish caballo, Portuguese cavalo and Romanian cal) came from Latin caballus. Therefore caballus was most likely the spoken form.

As it was free to develop on its own, there is no reason to suppose that the speech was uniform either diachronically or geographically.

On the contrary, romanised European populations developed their own dialects of the language, which eventually led to the differentiation of Romance languages.

The Decline of the Roman Empire meant a deterioration in educational standards that brought about Late Latin, a postclassical stage of the language seen in Christian writings of the time.