Latin for the Illiterati: A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language

2nd Edition

Jon R. Stone

Routledge
Published June 23, 2009
Reference - 360 Pages
ISBN 9780415777674 - CAT# Y006431

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Summary

This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations, this practical and helpful reference guide is a comprehensive compendium of more than 7,000 Latin words, expressions, phrases, and sayings taken from the world of art, music, law, philosophy, theology, medicine and the theatre, as well as witty remarks and sage advice from ancient writers such as Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, and more.

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