Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Revised Edition

Paperback (02 Jun 2005) | English

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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.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780198610052
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Revised Edition
DEWEY: 473.21
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 481
Weight: 456g
Height: 196mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 38mm