Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Foreign Languages
Paperback Published on: 02/06/2005
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Synopsis

This 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 takes account of the latest research into Latin, and is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student. It covers over 45,000 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 appendices on historical, mythological, and geographical names; money, dates, times, weights and measures; plus poetic metre 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.

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780198610052
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 448g
  • Dimensions: 195 x 129 x 36 mm

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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary
Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary
A really good introduction to the Dead Language you'll either love it or hate it, I personally was encouraged to go further with Latin and glad I did so. ... READ MORE
Malcolm Stewart