>> On Provençal, I thought it was closer to French than Italian, but not
> Speculating here, but I would say that you are right
Yep. This appears to be the case.
>> Maybe Rick P. can find some introductory material on how the Romance
>> languages, including Provençal, developed from Latin.
> I'll see but this one looks tough.
Wasn't too hard to find what I was interested in (although I may fall
short of expectations). I just wasn't awake enough to remember
Félibrige - Association organized in the 19th century for the
maintenance of the Provençal customs and language