Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

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This new 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 has been updated to take into account 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 now given as headwords for greater ...

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Overview

This new 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 has been updated to take into account 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 now given as headwords for greater clarity, and boxed notes provide help with language usage, and with difficult words and constructions. Existing appendices on historical, mythological, and geographical names have been expanded to give greater detail, and there are new appendices on money, weights and measures, dates, and times, as well as sections on poetic meter, and medieval Latin. With pronunciation help and a guide to Latin grammar, this compact and affordable dictionary is a necessity for learners of Latin.

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**** An inexpensive, accessible dictionary that gains the benefit of the important philological advances made by the majestic Oxford Latin Dictionary, which was published in 1982 (and is cited in BCL3 and Sheehy). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198610052
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/1/2005
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 492
  • Sales rank: 571,272
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

James Morwood is Head of Classics at Harrow School and editor of The Oxford Latin Minidictionary, and co-author of the successful Oxford Latin Course.

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Table of Contents

Maps of the classical world on end papers

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