Vulgar Latin, also known as Popular or Colloquial Latin, is the range of non-formal registers of Latin spoken from the Late Roman Republic onward. Through time, Vulgar Latin evolved into numerous Romance languages. Its literary counterpart was a form of either Classical Latin or Late Latin, depending on the time period.
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|Era||c. 1st century B.C. to the 7th century A.D.|
Latin-speaking or otherwise heavily Latin-influenced areas in the Late Roman Empire, highlighted in red.