Synopses & Reviews
With more than 20,000 definitions, including everyday idioms and expressions, this dictionary helps you understand what Cato was really saying
Dont be intimidated by Latin! Essential Latin Dictionary makes it easy to find the word youre looking for, with equivalents in the Latin-English section of the dictionary presented in as simple a form as possible. The entries are based on the commonly used words by the authors of the Golden and Silver Ages of Latin literature, so you will be able, with a little help from this dictionary, to read those authors' works without difficulty.
- One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get learners started.
- Author insights for lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors many years of experience.
- Useful vocabulary, easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
- Extra online articles at teachyourself.com to give a richer understanding of the culture and history of ancient Rome.
About the Author
Alastair Wilson taught Classics at Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School and was an assistant chief examiner (Classics) for the Southern Universities Joint Board.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Advice on learning vocabulary / Abbreviations used / Alphabet / Pronunciation / Latin-English / English-Latin