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Now available in softcover! With 50,000 entries and more than 120,000 translations, this is a student's best friend. Taking advantage of the most recent developments in the study of Latin pronunciation and grammar, each selection includes detailed information to help clarify various ambiguities. Helpful appendices. 704 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 704 Vendor: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 4.50 X 3.00 (inches) ISBN: 0199534381 ISBN-13: 9780199534388 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Now available in paperback, this outstanding dictionary has been updated and revised to meet the needs both of students of Latin language and literature as well as of those with an interest in the classical world. Offering 50,000 entries and over 120,000 translations, it reflects recent developments in the study of Latin, such as pronunciation and grammar. The most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its size, it includes complete grammatical information about each Latin word, and indicates differences in meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity. In addition, it provides details of conjugation for Latin verbs, comprehensive markings of vowel length as a guide to classical Latin pronunciation, and detailed appendices of historical personalities, mythological characters, and geographical names, with English explanations of who they were. A handy resource for anyone with an interest in the Latin language or ancient history, the Oxford Latin Mini Dictionary is also an invaluable reference for word-origin enthusiasts.
James Morwood is Head of Classics at Harrow School, editor of the acclaimed Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary and co-author of the successful Oxford Latin Course.