Oxford Latin Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199580316

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 2400

View: 630

The authoritative dictionary for Classical Latin updated and redesigned.

Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Author: James Morwood

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198610052

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 496

View: 476

Packed with extra features, this intermediate-level dictionary is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student. Compact and practical, it covers over 45,000 words and phrases, and includes a guide to Latin grammar, extra notes on difficult words and constructions, and useful appendices on topics such as money, weights and measures. This major new edition replaces ISBN 0-19-860283-9.

Akademische Abhandlungen. Lucullus


Author: Cicero

Publisher: Felix Meiner Verlag

ISBN: 3787332057

Category: Philosophy

Page: 314

View: 6946

Die Akademischen Abhandlungen (verfaßt 45 v. Chr.), in denen Cicero die Erkenntnislehre der griechischen Philosophie (zumal hellenistischer Zeit) darstellt, bieten eine einzigartige historische Quelle nicht nur für Art und Form der Übertragung grundlegender philosophischer Begriffe aus dem Griechischen ins Lateinische, sondern auch ganz allgemein für die Rezeption griechischer philosophischer Konzepte in Rom. Von den zwei Fassungen der Abhandlungen, die sich wohl allein der äußeren Form nach voneinander unterschieden, ist heute nurmehr das zweite Buch der ersten Fassung unversehrt erhalten (der Dialog Lucullus) und hier erstmals allgemein zugänglich gemacht worden.

Classical Dictionaries

Past, Present and Future

Author: Christopher Stray

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

ISBN: 9780715639160

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 238

View: 1868

This is the first book to be devoted to its subject, offering a wide-ranging introduction to dictionaries of Latin and Greek from the ancient world to the present. As well as the well-known dictionaries such as Liddell and Scott and the 'Oxford Latin Dictionary', less well-known genres are considered, such as etymological dictionaries, lexica of single authors and the 'Gradus ad Parnassum'. Case studies of the treatment of individual words are included, but the nature of lexica as cultural enterprises is also considered, as are the human stories of their makers; the enduring tensions between scholarly accuracy and the practicalities of publishing; and the way such books are used by their readers.

Dictionaries. An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography

Supplementary Volume: Recent Developments with Focus on Electronic and Computational Lexicography

Author: Rufus Gouws

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110238136

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1592

View: 809

The basis for this additional volume are the three volumes of the handbooks Dictionaries. An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography (HSK 5.1–5.3), published between 1989 and 1991. An updating has been perceived as an important desideratum for a considerable time. In the present Supplementary Volume the premises and subjects of HSK 5.1–5.3 are complemented by new articles that take account of the practice-internal and theoretical developments of the last 15 years. Special attention has been given to the following topics: the status and function of lexicographic reference works, the history of lexicography, the theory of lexicography, lexicographic processes, lexicographic training and lexicographic institutions, new metalexicographic methods, electronic and, especially, computer-assisted lexicography.

A Research Guide to the Ancient World

Print and Electronic Sources

Author: John M. Weeks,Jason de Medeiros

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442237406

Category: History

Page: 454

View: 6406

A Research Guide to the Ancient World: Print and Electronic Sources is a partially annotated bibliography that covers the study of the ancient world, and closes the traditional subject gap between the humanities and the social sciences in this area of study. This book is the only bibliographic resource available for such holistic coverage.

German Picture Word Book

Author: Hayward Cirker,Barbara Steadman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486277783

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 33

View: 8383

Pictures of familiar everyday situations and scenes keyed with German nouns used to learn the German language.

The Oxford-Duden German Dictionary

German-English, English-German

Author: Clark Thyen,Oxford,ed Clark,John Bradbury Sykes,Dudenredaktion (Bibliographisches Institut),Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198602484

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1728

View: 1867

This new edition provides an up-to-date and complete picture of contemporary German, including spelling changes ratified in 1996. Featured are more than 260,000 words, sample sentences, and maps. Thumb-indexed.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition -

Author: Miriam Drake

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824720780

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 800

View: 4566

A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.

Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199640947

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 864

View: 1850

This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science. Includes 3 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Pro at oxforddictionaries.com.

Latein für Dummies

Author: Clifford A. Hull,Steven R. Perkins,Tracy Barr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527814116

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

View: 3669

Latein lernen einmal anders. Gemeinhin gilt Lateinunterricht als nur mäßig spannend, die Autoren von "Latein für Dummies" zeigen Ihnen, wie man mit Spaß Latein lernen, auffrischen oder verbessern kann. Zwischen Konjugationen und Deklinationen erfahren Sie viel über die römische Gesellschaft, Literatur und über den ganzen Rest, der Latein auch heute noch für uns interessant macht. Mit einem kleinen Wörterbuch und vielen Konjugations- und Deklinationstabellen sowie Übungen samt Lösungen ist dies der ideale Einsteiger- und Auffrischungskurs für die Lateiner von morgen.

The Oxford Handbook of Lexicography

Author: Philip Durkin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199691630

Category: Lexicography

Page: 736

View: 8864

This volume provides concise, authoritative accounts of the approaches and methodologies of modern lexicography and of the aims and qualities of its end products. Leading scholars and professional lexicographers, from all over the world and representing all the main traditions and perspectives, assess the state of the art in every aspect of research and practice. The book is divided into four parts, reflecting the main types of lexicography. Part I looks at synchronic dictionaries - those for the general public, monolingual dictionaries for second-language learners, and bilingual dictionaries. Part II and III are devoted to the distinctive methodologies and concerns of the historical dictionaries and specialist dictionaries respectively, while chapters in Part IV examine specific topics such as description and prescription; the representation of pronunciation; and the practicalities of dictionary production. The book ends with a chronology of the major events in the history of lexicography. It will be a valuable resource for students, scholars, and practitioners in the field.

The History of the Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Thomas Vetsch

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3638217957

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 20

View: 1203

Seminar paper from the year 2001 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: Good, University of Zurich (English Seminar), 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The history of dictionaries certainly goes back to the 8th century, when the custom of making collections of glosses grew up. These collections, called glossarium or glossary, were a great help to students, as they were also a sort of dictionary. In the 10th century, Abbot Ælfric produced a Latin grammar book, including a short Latin-English dictionary - the first of its kind. In 1440 Galfridus Grammaticus produced the first English-Latin dictionary which was printed in 1499 by Pynson and bore the title Promptorium parvulorum sive clericorum. Until the 16th century, the emphasis of dictionaries lay on translating foreign words into English. Apparently, there was no need for an English-English dictionary, i.e. a dictionary which described English words to English people. In that time a lot of foreign words, mostly Latin ones, made their way into ‘standard’ English, which at first caused no debate but then was criticised by language purists. According to them English was in danger of being taken over by foreign languages and needed special support. This idea was the beginning of English-English dictionaries. In 1604 Robert Cawdry brought out his Table Alphabetical. About three thousand ‘hard’ words which had become common in English were listed and explained. Henry Cockeram produced the first work with the title The English Dictionary in 1623. Like other dictionaries of that time, it primarily dealt with ‘difficult’ English words. A polyglot dictionary of eleven languages was published in 1617 by John Minsheu. The Ductor in Linguas was the most monumental dictionary in the 17th century and for the first time, etymology was given some attention. In 1674 John Ray produced a dictionary which dealt with dialect words. It was an unexpected success and people all over the country began looking for additional local terms and sent them to Ray, who brought out a second and enlarged edition of this dictionary in 1691. John Ray can be regarded as the “remote originator of the English Dialect Society” (Mathews 1966, p. 26). Until then, dictionaries followed the line of old glossaries and only dealt with terms which were not common or rather unusual in the English language. This changed in the 18th century when the first attempts to publish dictionaries containing all English words were made. In 1702 John Kersey published A New English Dictionary; or, a complete collection of the most proper and significant words, commonly used in the language... [...]

Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Lynda Mugglestone

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199573794

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 140

View: 6287

Dictionaries are far more than works which list the words and meanings of a language. In this Very Short Introduction Lynda Mugglestone takes a look at how dictionaries are made, considering how they reflect the dominant social and cultural assumptions of the time in which they were written.