Oxford Pocket Latin Dictionary

Author: Morwood, James
Binding: 7
Pages: 496
Pub Date: 02/06/2005
ISBN: 9780198610052
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview Designed for students, this intermediate-level dictionary covers over 46,000 words and phrases, and includes a guide to Latin grammar, notes on difficult words and constructions, and appendices on topics such as money, weights and measures. It includes important dates, biographies on Roman writers, and information on Roman history and culture.
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This edition of the Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary offers essential coverage of Latin words and grammar, as well as extra information on Roman history and culture. It takes account of the latest research into Latin, and is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student. It covers over 45,000 words and phrases, including additions from the writings of Plautus and Terence, and from the study of Silver Latin. Common irregular verb parts are given as headwords for greater clarity, and boxed notes provide help with language usage, and with difficult words and constructions. There are appendices on historical, mythological, and geographical names; money, dates, times, weights and measures; plus poetic metre and medieval Latin. With a timeline of important dates, and biographies on Roman writers, this edition is packed with interesting and essential information on Roman history and culture. Also with pronunciation help and a guide to Latin grammar, this compact and affordable dictionary is a necessity for all students and adult learners of Latin.

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