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A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases

Editat de James Morwood
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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 26 Mar 1998
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 indexA 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 phrasesAlong 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 institutionsThe American dollar, Henry VIII, Oxford University and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are just a few of the inspiring and sometimes ironic mottoes. ProverbsFamiliar and amusing proverbs are included and easily found in a separate index. Includes literary examplesAn A-Z listing of all Latin authors cited includes outlines of their lives and works.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780198601098
ISBN-10: 0198601093
Pagini: 244
Dimensiuni: 130 x 196 x 19 mm
Greutate: 0.26 kg
Ediția: New.
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP Oxford
Locul publicării: Oxford, United Kingdom

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What should go into such a work nowadays is hard to assess and M. seems to have got it about right. I have been keeping an eye open over the last few months for Latin tags, and those in what may be reckoned current use he has identified.

Notă biografică

Formerly Head of Classics at Harrow, James Morwood was a Fellow at Wadham College and Grocyn Lecturer for the Literae Humaniores Faculty.