Synopses & Reviews
Now available in paperback, this outstanding dictionary has been updated and revised to meet the needs both of students of Latin language and literature as well as of those with an interest in the classical world. Offering 50,000 entries and over 120,000 translations, it reflects recent developments in the study of Latin, such as pronunciation and grammar. The most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its size, it includes complete grammatical information about each Latin word, and indicates differences in meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity. In addition, it provides details of conjugation for Latin verbs, comprehensive markings of vowel length as a guide to classical Latin pronunciation, and detailed appendices of historical personalities, mythological characters, and geographical names, with English explanations of who they were. A handy resource for anyone with an interest in the Latin language or ancient history, the Oxford Latin Mini Dictionary is also an invaluable reference for word-origin enthusiasts.
About the Author
James Morwood is Head of Classics at Harrow School, editor of the acclaimed Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary and co-author of the successful Oxford Latin Course.