The Penguin Latin Dictionary
ISBN 9780141015552 | 416 pages | 29 Jul 2008 | Penguin | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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A clear and approachable dictionary designed to serve the needs of today’s Latin users
Though it is a language that predates the dawn of the Roman Empire, Latin continues to influence many areas of modern life. Medical, legal, and literary texts are littered with Latin phrases that convey a meaning English simply can’t articulate. This latest addition to Penguin’s successful dictionary series is one of the most comprehensive concise Latin dictionaries ever published and includes:
• Vocabulary drawn from three centuries of key classical authors
• Feature boxes on important points of grammar and language
• Appendices on Latin terms in common use, names and places from myth and history, and a chronology of Roman authors and emperors.
Students and professionals alike will find this an indispensable guide to the language, from amo, amas, amat to veni, vedi, vici.
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