The perfect guide for anyone who's wanted to read a Latin epitaph in an English church, Reading Latin Epitaphs explains conventions involved in lettering, abbreviations, Latinized personal names, and stock phrases, with additional information on Latin grammar, numerals and dates. Organized by location (Westminster Abbey, St. Thomas (Exeter), Ottery St. Mary, Exeter Cathedral, etc.), the epitaph is given in Latin with the straight translation underneath, and notes on specific translation choices. Latin-English word list included. 131 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 150 Vendor: University of Exeter Press Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 1905816057 ISBN-13: 9781905816057 Availability: In Stock