The Pocket Oxford Latin DictionaryBook - 2000
In fields from law to history, from classics to botany, Latin continues to play a role in modern studies--indeed, it lies at the heart of Western culture. The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary provides a convenient guide to this essential language, specially designed to assist today's reader. The foremost lexicon of its size, The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary features more than 60,000 entries, with over 120,000 translations, full grammatical information on each word, and complete guidance to meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity. The dictionary also includes liturgical and botanical Latin terms, classical Latin pronunciation guidance, appendices on historical personalities and mythological characters, listings of geograhical names with English explanations of their locations and significance. For any student, scholar, or professional tired of lugging a weighty tome whenever a Latin reference is required, The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary provides the answer: an authoritative, succinct lexicon of this seminal ancient language.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, , c1994
Branch Call Number: 473.21 Poc
Characteristics: ix, 357 p. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Oxford pocket Latin