A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases

A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Foreign Languages
Paperback Published on: 26/03/1998
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A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases is a handy reference for all kinds of writing, as well as an absorbing collection of phrases, mottoes, proverbs and sayings. This new dictionary offers a fresh look at a language which has retained its influence and colour.

Thematic index

A comprehensive index will take you to all the words and phrases relating to a particular subject, covering everything from ambition, beauty, and courage to war and wisdom.

More than just words and phrases

Along with clear translations and pronunciation guidance, sources from literature and history are annotated with fascinating descriptions and explanations that place the phrases in context.

Mottoes of countries and famous people and institutions

The American dollar, Henry VIII, Oxford University and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are just a few of the inspiring and sometimes ironic mottoes.


Familiar and amusing proverbs are included and easily found in a separate index.

Includes literary examples

An A-Z listing of all Latin authors cited includes outlines of their lives and works.

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780198601098
  • Number of pages: 244
  • Weight: 254g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 19 mm

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Latin Words and Phrases.
Once again I've thoroughly enjoyed reading and trying to learn a little of this beautiful language. This is a neat little book and a good introduction to L... READ MORE
Malcolm Stewart