Latin for the Illiterati: A Modern Phrase Book for an Ancient Language / Edition 2

Latin for the Illiterati: A Modern Phrase Book for an Ancient Language / Edition 2

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by Jon R. Stone
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415777674

ISBN-13: 9780415777674

Pub. Date: 04/30/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations, this practical and helpful reference guide is a comprehensive compendium

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This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations, this practical and helpful reference guide is a comprehensive compendium of more than 7,000 Latin words, expressions, phrases, and sayings taken from the world of art, music, law, philosophy, theology, medicine and the theatre, as well as witty remarks and sage advice from ancient writers such as Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415777674
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2009
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
550,531
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Pronunciation Guide. Latin for the Illiterati: Verba (Common Words and Expressions). Dicta (Common Phrases and Familiar Sayings). Abbreviations. Miscellaneous. English-Latin Index

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