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A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases

A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases (Paperback, annotated edition)

Edited by Morwood, The late James

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A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases is a handy reference for all kinds of writing, as well as an absorbing collection of phrases, mottoes, proverbs and sayings. This new dictionary offers a fresh look at a language which has retained its influence and colour. Thematic index -... A comprehensive index will take you to all the words and phrases relating to a particular subject, covering everything from ambition, beauty, and courage to war and wisdom. More than just words and phrases - Along with clear translations and pronunciation guidance, sources from literature and history are annotated with fascinating descriptions and explanations that place the phrases in context. Mottoes of countries and famous people and institutions - The American dollar, Henry VIII, Oxford University and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are just a few of the inspiring and sometimes ironic mottoes. Proverbs - Familiar and amusing proverbs are included and easily found in a separate index. Includes literary examples - An A-Z listing of all Latin authors cited includes outlines of their lives and works.
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ISBN 9780198601098
Released NZ 1 Jun 1998
Publisher Oxford University Press (R)
Format Paperback, annotated edition
Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780198601098
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (R)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Released 1 Jun 1998
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, annotated edition
Edition annotated edition
Author(s) Edited by Morwood, The late James
Category Literary & Linguistic Reference Works
Bilingual Dictionaries
Language Usage Guides
Number of Pages 244
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 19mm
Dewey Code 422.47103
Weight 254g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Latin language, Terms and phrases, Dictionaries, English
NBS Text Bilingual Dictionaries
ONIX Text General/trade