Cassell's Latin Dictionary

Author: D.P. Simpson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 082643021X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 902

View: 1929

"Since its first appearance in 1854 and through many revisions this dictionary has remained constant in its appeal to scholars. This new and revised Latin Dictionary is among the best of its kind, being reliable, compact and adequate for the needs of all save the specialist. He has produced what is in effect a new book, typographically easy to consult and combining elegance with utility." -The Times Literary Supplement This edition: --Incorporates modern English idiom and current Latin spelling. --Includes general classical information where appropriate. --Shows long and short vowels where not immediately apparent. --Indicates irregular plural forms. --Cites and quotes ancient classical authors. --Suggests paraphrases to express modern English in classical Latin form

Cassell's Latin and English Dictionary

Author: D. P. Simpson

Publisher: Cassell's

ISBN: 9780020133407

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 978

The greatest name in foreign language dictionaries is Cassell, the preeminent publisher of dictionaries for over 120 years. For fast, easy reference and comprehensive listings, Cassell's Concise Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary is unbeatable. It contains in concise form the words most frequently used in scholarly and academic usage. Cassell's Concise Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary is easy to read and full of complete usage information that's simple to access. This invaluable volume, backed by the world's foremost language authority, is the most effective concise dictionary available to the Latin language.

Collins Gem Latin Dictionary

Second Edition

Author: HarperCollins Publishers

Publisher: Collins Reference

ISBN: 9780004707631

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 640

View: 7137

With over 60,000 references and 80,000 translations, this new edition of Collins Gem Latin Dictionary provides extensive coverage of Latin and English and offers in–depth treatment of all the vocabulary students need to take them through their exams. Extensive coverage of exam vocabulary Clear, attractive typography for quick and easy access

Oxford Latin Course

Author: Maurice Balme,James Morwood

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199122288

Category: Latin language

Page: 224

View: 1507

Provides teachers and students alike with a modern, inviting and structured way to sustain interest and excellence in Latin. Based on the reading of original texts, the course is structured around a narrative detailing the life of the poet Horace, which helps students to develop an understanding of the times of Cicero and Augustus.

Wheelock's Latin, 6th Edition Revised

Author: Frederic M. Wheelock,Richard A. LaFleur

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062016563

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 560

View: 3905

The classic, single–volume introductory Latin textbook, introduced in 1956 and still the bestselling and most highly regarded textbook of its kind. Wheelock's Latin, sixth edition, revised, has all the features that have made it the best–selling single–volume beginning Latin textbook, many of them revised and expanded: o 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings based on ancient Roman authors o Self–tutorial exercises with an answer key for independent study o An extensive English–Latin/ Latin–English vocabulary section o A rich selection of original Latin readings –– unlike other textbooks which contain primarily made–up Latin texts o Etymological aids Also includes maps of the Mediterranean, Italy and the Aegean area, as well as numerous photographs illustrating aspects of classical culture, mythology, and historical and literary figures presented in the chapter readings. o The leading self–tutorial Latin program. Also great for college and accelerated high school courses. o Wheelock's Latin is the top–selling Latin reference in the US. o Interest and enrolments in Latin have been steadily rising in the U.S. for the past 20 years. One–half million people are currently enrolled in Latin classes, and at least 10,000 teachers, professors and graduate assistants are teaching the language in America.

Latin Made Simple

A complete introductory course in Classical Latin

Author: Doug Julius

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307434354

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 400

View: 9672

Latin Made Simple makes it easy to increase your understanding of the language and the many ways it has enriched our culture. The perfect primer for anyone who wants to be able to read classical Latin or learn the basics to enhance their vocabulary, this complete course presents Latin grammar clearly and plainly. Void of all nonessentials and refreshingly easy to understand, Latin Made Simple includes: Complete Latin grammar Extensive vocabulary Review quizzes Complete answer key Practice readings Examination of Latin words in the English language Timeline of Roman History and Literature A helpful verb chart English/Latin Dictionary Look for these Made Simple titles: Accounting Made Simple Arithmetic Made Simple Astronomy Made Simple Biology Made Simple Bookkeeping Made Simple Business Letters Made Simple Chemistry Made Simple Computer Science Made Simple Earth Science Made Simple English Made Simple French Made Simple German Made Simple Ingles Hecho Facil Investing Made Simple Italian Made Simple Keyboarding Made Simple Learning English Made Simple Mathematics Made Simple The Perfect Business Plan Made Simple Philosophy Made Simple Physics Made Simple Psychology Made Simple Sign Language Made Simple Spanish Made Simple Spelling Made Simple Statistics Made Simple Your Small Business Made Simple From the Trade Paperback edition.

Chambers Murray Latin-English Dictionary

Author: William Smith,Sir John Lockwood

Publisher: Chambers Harrap Publishers L

ISBN: 9780550190031

Category: Reference

Page: 817

View: 6837

Providing over 25,000 definitions in their historical order of development, this reference classic has been widely regarded for over 50 years as the best single-volume dictionary available for students of Latin. It includes information about grammar, inflection, and pronunciation, as well as copious citations and useful appendices.

How to Insult, Abuse & Insinuate in Classical Latin

Author: Michelle Lovric,Nikiforos Doxiadis Mardas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780091864453

Category: Invective

Page: 66

View: 3398

Why confine yourself to boring monosyllabic Anglo-Saxon taunts and insults when you can defame, demean, degrade, demolish and damn in the deft language of Cierco, Martial, Ovid, Cattullus, Horace and others? Now you can impress your friends and devestate your enemies with the filth and wit of your newly-excavated repetoire of classical invective Usefully arranged in sections for the sexless, gormless, worthless and unscrupulous (etc etc), with special sections on regional taunts and useful threats, the book contains illustrations from classical sources and is immaculately researched by a young Cambridge classics scholar and an expert in the ancient languages of desire and desperation.

Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin

With an Appendix of Latin Expressions Defined and Clarified

Author: Leo F. Stelten

Publisher: Hendrickson Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 330

View: 3738

Leo Stelten has put to use his years of experience teaching Latin in compiling this concise reference book. The "Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin" includes approximately 17,000 words with the common meanings of the Latin terms found in church writings. Entries cover Scripture, Canon Law, the Liturgy, Vatican II, the early church fathers, and theological terms. This volume will prove to be an invaluable resource for theological students, as well as for those seeking to improve their knowledge of ecclesiastical Latin. An appendix also provides descriptions of ecclesiastical structures and explains technical terms from ecclesiastical law. The "Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin" has already been widely praised for its serviceability and indispensability in both academic and Church settings.

The Oxford English Grammar(H)

Author: Sidney Greenbaum

Publisher: Clarendon Press

ISBN: 9780198612506

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 652

View: 5291

Covers written and spoken British and American English and reviews grammar, usage, punctuation, and phonetics

Handbook of Reference Sources and Services for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries

Author: Margaret Irby Nichols

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788131431

Category: Reference books

Page: 199

View: 5107

Lists over 750 sources focusing on the reference needs of adults. The primary objective was to select quality reference tools which cover many different topics. Topics include general works, biography, philosophy, religion, language, literature, visual arts, applied sciences, sports and recreation, home life, social customs and education.

Hawai'i's Ferns and Fern Allies

Author: Daniel Dooley Palmer

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824825225

Category: Science

Page: 324

View: 2193

He includes information from Hawaiian folklore and mythology, describes uses of ferns by native Hawaiians, and updates Hawaiian common names. More than one hundred line drawings illustrate all 222 species, varieties, and forms, and some hybrids." "This well-researched and highly readable book will be enthusiastically received by amateur and professional naturalists, fern enthusiasts, and professional botanists."--BOOK JACKET.