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Essential Latin Dictionary
     

Essential Latin Dictionary

by Alistair Wilson
 

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With more than 20,000 definitions, including everyday idioms and expressions, this dictionary helps you understand what Cato was really saying

Don’t be intimidated by Latin! Essential Latin Dictionary makes it easy to find the word you’re looking for, with equivalents in the Latin-English section of the dictionary presented in as

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With more than 20,000 definitions, including everyday idioms and expressions, this dictionary helps you understand what Cato was really saying

Don’t be intimidated by Latin! Essential Latin Dictionary makes it easy to find the word you’re looking for, with equivalents in the Latin-English section of the dictionary presented in as simple a form as possible. The entries are based on the commonly used words by the authors of the Golden and Silver Ages of Latin literature, so you will be able, with a little help from this dictionary, to read those authors' works without difficulty.

Features:

  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get learners started.
  • Author insights for lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience.
  • Useful vocabulary, easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
  • Extra online articles at teachyourself.com to give a richer understanding of the culture and history of ancient Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071747400
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
10/14/2010
Series:
Teach Yourself Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Alastair Wilson taught Classics at Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School and was an assistant chief examiner (Classics) for the Southern Universities Joint Board.

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