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Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary - Grocyn Lecturer James Morwood

Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary

Hardcover Published: 28th July 2005
ISBN: 9780198610700
Number Of Pages: 481

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This is the first edition of the Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary, offering 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 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 given as headwords for greater clarity, and boxed notes provide help with language usage, and with difficult words and constructions.
There are detailed appendices on historical, mythological, and geographical names, as well as sections on money, weights and measures, dates, and times, poetic meter, 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.

Prefacep. v
The Pronunciation of Classical Latinp. vii
Abbreviationsp. ix
Using the Dictionaryp. x
Latin-Englishp. 1
Summary of Grammarp. 209
Roman Dates and Timesp. 230
Roman Weights and Measuresp. 232
Roman Moneyp. 233
Some Common Metres of Latin Versep. 234
English-Latinp. 237
Historical and Mythological Namesp. 455
Geographical Namesp. 461
The Latin Writersp. 466
Some Key Dates in Roman Historyp. 470
Late and Medieval Latinp. 472
Mapsp. 475
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ISBN: 9780198610700
ISBN-10: 019861070X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 481
Published: 28th July 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 0.6

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