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Latin for the Illiterati : Exorcizing the Ghosts of a Dead Language

Author: Jon R Stone
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This solidly researched handbook was ten years in the making, evolving from a handwritten help list of frequently occurring phrases to this comprehensive reference tool. Featuring more than 6,000 entries--including 300 abbreviations--Latin for the Illiterati is a perfect companion for every reader, student, and scholar on his or her lifelong journey.
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Nonfiction
Dictionaries
Terms and phrases
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon R Stone
ISBN: 0415917751 9780415917759 0415917743 9780415917742
OCLC Number: 33864101
Language Note: In Latin and English.
Description: xv, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: References --
Pronunciation guide --
Latin for the illiterati: Verba --
Dicta --
Abbreviations --
Miscellaneous --
English-Latin index.
Responsibility: Jon R. Stone.
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"It will be useful to the common reader and lawyers, philosophers, medical doctors, etc. whose knowledge of Latin is no longer what it used to be!."-"The Journal of Indo- European Studies "If you're Read more...

 
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