Why did Latin become a dead language?


Evolution. After the fall of the Roman Empire, languages evolved into local variants of the Latin tongue, producing our modern Romance languages. (It's technically not completely extinct, since the Roman Catholic Church releases "official" updates to the language every so often.)

It's not really dead so much as...

...all the treasure on the ship has be plundered.

~ Es una desgracia porque el Latin ya no existe.. Pero si entiendes esto, o si lo traduces, ya tienes una idea que paso con Latin. Es un idioma fascinante, y el Italiano es como una nueva version de Latin.