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Publisher Comments:

In fields from law to history, from classics to botany, Latin continues to play a role in modern studies--indeed, it lies at the heart of Western culture. The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary provides a convenient guide to this essential language, specially designed to assist today's reader. The foremost lexicon of its size, The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary features more than 60,000 entries, with over 120,000 translations, full grammatical information on each word, and complete guidance to meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity. The dictionary also includes liturgical and botanical Latin terms, classical Latin pronunciation guidance, appendices on historical personalities and mythological characters, listings of geograhical names with English explanations of their locations and significance. For any student, scholar, or professional tired of lugging a weighty tome whenever a Latin reference is required, The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary provides the answer: an authoritative, succinct lexicon of this seminal ancient language.

Synopsis:

-- Features more than 60,000 entries with over 120,000 translations
-- Provides full grammatical information on each word, and complete guidance on meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity
-- Includes liturgical and botanical Latin terms, classical Latin pronunciation guidance, appendices on historical personalities and mythological characters, and listings of geographical names with English explanations of their locations and significance

Synopsis:

Along with over 60,000 entries, this dictionary provides full grammatical information for each Latin word, a quick reference grammar section at the back, and appendices of historical and mythological names, geographical locations, and maps.

About the Author

James Morwood is Head of Classics at Harrow School and editor of The Oxford Latin Minidictionary, and co-author of the successful Oxford Latin Course.

Table of Contents

Maps of the classical world on end papers

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198602835
Editor:
Morwood, James
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
Morwood, James
Author:
null, James
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Latin
Subject:
Reference | Bilingual Dictionaries | Latin
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
106-142
Publication Date:
20001026
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
frontispiece, endpaper
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.72x5.29x.82 in. .75 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Classics » Latin » Language

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Product details 368 pages Oxford University Press - English 9780198602835 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , -- Features more than 60,000 entries with over 120,000 translations
-- Provides full grammatical information on each word, and complete guidance on meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity
-- Includes liturgical and botanical Latin terms, classical Latin pronunciation guidance, appendices on historical personalities and mythological characters, and listings of geographical names with English explanations of their locations and significance
"Synopsis" by , Along with over 60,000 entries, this dictionary provides full grammatical information for each Latin word, a quick reference grammar section at the back, and appendices of historical and mythological names, geographical locations, and maps.
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