The Penguin Latin Dictionary (Paperback)

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A clear and approachable dictionary designed to serve the needs of today?s Latin users

Though it is a language that predates the dawn of the Roman Empire, Latin continues to influence many areas of modern life. Medical, legal, and l...

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Robert Shorrock was was educated at Clitheroe Royal Grammar School and Durham University, and went on to gain a PhD in Classics from Christ's College, Cambridge. He spent time as an undergraduate supervisor at Cambridge University and MA lecturer at King's College, London, before taking up his current position as a Classics teacher at Eton College, Windsor. He has published widely on epic poetry and the Classical tradition, and is co-editor of the journal 'Greece & Rome'. David Butterfield was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School, where he was first introduced to the Classical languages. He studied Classics at Christ's College, Cambridge, where he was pre-elected to a research fellowship at the age of 21. He has a number of publications in the field of Latin textual criticism, his primary area of Classical research.
A clear and approachable dictionary designed to serve the needs of today?s Latin users

Though it is a language that predates the dawn of the Roman Empire, Latin continues to influence many areas of modern life. Medical, legal, and literary texts are littered with Latin phrases that convey a meaning English simply can?t articulate. This latest addition to Penguin?s successful dictionary series is one of the most comprehensive concise Latin dictionaries ever published and includes:
? Vocabulary drawn from three centuries of key classical authors
? Feature boxes on important points of grammar and language
? Appendices on Latin terms in common use, names and places from myth and history, and a chronology of Roman authors and emperors.

Students and professionals alike will find this an indispensable guide to the language, from amo, amas, amat to veni, vedi, vici.

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Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
ISBN 9780141015552
Genre FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Latin
Format Paperback
Pages 416
Publisher Date 2008-07-29 00:00:00.0
Publisher Penguin Group USA
Copyright Year 2007
Height 7.75 in
Wdth 5.0 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 0.76 lb
Language Latin
Series Name Penguin Reference
Edition Detail Bilingual
Audience General/trade

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