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Oxford Latin Desk Dictionary

Oxford University Press / 2005 / Hardcover

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Packed with information: 46,000 words and phrases; boxed notes on language usage; pronunciation helps; a guide to grammar; a timeline; biographies of Roman writers. Appendices on money; weights and measures; mythological, historical, and geographical terms; poetic meter; and medieval Latin. 484 pages, hardcover.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 484
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 7 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 019861070X
ISBN-13: 9780198610700

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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.

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