The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show A Biography of the Latin Language Listen 15 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/55637/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Find out how the Latin language has shaped Western culture and history for more than two thousand years. Nicholas Ostler’s new book is Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin. Weigh in: Do you think about the influence of Latin on our modern world on a daily basis?