9780415777674

Latin for the Illiterati, Second Edition: A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415777674

  • ISBN10:

    0415777674

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-03-26
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface to the New Edition
Preface
References
Pronunciation Guide
Latin for the Illiterati
Verba (Common Words and Expressions)
Dicta (Common Phrases and Familiar Sayings)
Abbreviations
Miscellaneous
English-Latin
Index
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