Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary

Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary

by James Morwood
     
 

ISBN-10: 019861070X

ISBN-13: 9780198610700

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is the first edition of the Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary, offering 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 46,000 words and phrases, including additions from the

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This is the first edition of the Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary, offering 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 46,000 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 detailed appendices on historical, mythological, and geographical names, as well as sections on money, weights and measures, dates, and times, poetic meter, 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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198610700
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
159,599
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.60(h) x 1.90(d)

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