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Quid Pro Quo: What the Romans Really Gave the English Language
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Quid Pro Quo: What the Romans Really Gave the English Language (Paperback)

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Peter Jones reveals the roots of Latin words that are now common in the English language and shows how the Romans actually used them in the ancient world.



History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalAncient history: to c 500 CEHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguistics Publisher: Atlantic Books Publication Date: 01/06/2017 ISBN-13: 9781782399339  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Jones was educated at Cambridge University and taught Classics at Cambridge and at Newcastle University, before retiring in 1997. He has written a regular column, 'Ancient & Modern', in the Spectator for many years and is the author of various books on the Classics, including the bestselling Learn Latin and Learn Ancient Greek, as well as Reading Virgil's Aeneid I and II, Vote for Caesar, Veni, Vidi, Vici and Eureka!

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