Latin for the Illiterati : A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language, Paperback Book

Latin for the Illiterati : A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language Paperback

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This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations, this practical and helpful reference guide is a comprehensive compendium of more than 7,000 Latin words, expressions, phrases, and sayings taken from the world of art, music, law, philosophy, theology, medicine and the theatre, as well as witty remarks and sage advice from ancient writers such as Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, and more.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: linguistics
  • ISBN: 9780415777674

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