Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases

Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases

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  • A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases is a handy reference for all kinds of writing, as well as an absorbing collection of phrases, mottoes, proverbs and sayings.
  • This new dictionary offers a fresh look at a language which has retained its influence and colour. 
  • A comprehensive index will take you to all the words and phrases relating to a particular subject, covering everything from ambition, beauty, and courage to war and wisdom. 
  • Along with clear translations and pronunciation guidance, sources from literature and history are annotated with fascinating descriptions and explanations that place the phrases in context. 
  • The American dollar, Henry VIII, Oxford University and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are just a few of the inspiring and sometimes ironic mottoes. 
  • Familiar and amusing proverbs are included and easily found in a separate index. 
  • An A-Z listing of all Latin authors cited includes outlines of their lives and works.

Published in 1998, paperback, 244 pages, 20x13cm.

ISBN 9780198601098

Publisher - Oxford University Press

 

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  • Publisher  Oxford University Press
  • ISBN  9780198601098