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The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

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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. Here are just a few of the features that make The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary the foremost lexicon of its size:


· More than 50,000 entries


· Over 120,000 translations


· Full grammatical information on each word


· Complete guidance to 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


· 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.

Book News Annotation:

A convenient, small (5.25x8") dictionary with both Latin-English and English-Latin sections, containing some 60,000 entries and numerous features that make it useful for students and others in fields from law to history, classics to botany.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Compact and affordable, perfect for business travelers, vacationers, and students, the Oxford Pocket Bilinguals offer more headwords and translations than similarly-priced dictionaries. And now the entire range has been brought up to date with recent vocabulary and idioms. What's more, each volume also includes a new correspondence section that provides many example letters, giving readers the tools to correspond with hotels, write letters to businesses, create their own resumes, and more.
-- Features more than 50,000 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.

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


Preface


Guide to pronunciation


List of abbreviations


Latin-English dictionary


English-Latin dictionary


List of historical and mythological proper names


List of geographical names


Summary of grammar


Product Details

ISBN:
9780198642275
Editor:
Woodhouse, S. E.
Editor:
Morwood, James
Author:
Morwood, James
Author:
null, James
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford England ;
Subject:
Reference | Bilingual Dictionaries | Latin
Subject:
Latin
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19941201
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
37 illus.
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
5.44 x 8 x 1.16 in 0.919 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Compact and affordable, perfect for business travelers, vacationers, and students, the Oxford Pocket Bilinguals offer more headwords and translations than similarly-priced dictionaries. And now the entire range has been brought up to date with recent vocabulary and idioms. What's more, each volume also includes a new correspondence section that provides many example letters, giving readers the tools to correspond with hotels, write letters to businesses, create their own resumes, and more.
-- Features more than 50,000 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.
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