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Latin For Dummies

By: Clifford A. Hull and Steven R. Perkins and Tracy L. Barr

Price: $30.95

Publisher: USA, For Dummies: 2002

Seller ID: 9780764554315

ISBN: 076455431X

Condition: New


Earn-lay atin-Lay? No, not that kind of Latin! You can learn true Latin, with conjugations, declensions, and all those extra syllables -- and it's easier than you think. In fact, most people mistakenly think of learning Latin as perhaps the most useless, tedious, and difficult thing to do on earth. They couldn't be more wrong. Latin For Dummies takes you back for a quick jaunt through the parlance of ancient Rome, as well as discussing the progress of Latin into church language, and its status today as the "dead" language that lives on in English, Spanish, Italian, and most other Western tongu... View more info

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Collins Latin Dictionary and Grammar [2nd Edition]

By: Collins Dictionaries

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2016

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780008167677

ISBN: 0008167672

Condition: New


Newly designed and laid out for maximum ease of use this Latin Dictionary & Grammar offers the student of Latin the essential two-in-one reference: a comprehensive dictionary and a user-friendly grammar in one handy volume. Designed for students of Latin this is the ideal text for anyone who needs easy access to both a dictionary and a grammar reference guide.• Offers comprehensive treatment of the vocabulary of texts read in school and university.• The perfect complement to the dictionary – a comprehensive grammar guide which presents detailed verb tables covering 120 regular verbs and ... View more info

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A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary

By: Emma Short and Alex George

Price: $82.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 003041

ISBN: 1107693756

Condition: New


Latin is one of two acceptable languages for describing new plants, and taxonomists must be able to translate earlier texts in Latin. Providing a simple explanation of Latin grammar along with an in-depth vocabulary, this is an indispensable guide for systematic botanists worldwide. All relevant parts of speech are discussed, with accompanying examples as well as worked exercises for translating diagnoses and descriptions to and from Latin. Guidelines for forming specific epithets are also included. The authors cross-reference their grammar to Stearn's Botanical Latin and to articles in the In... View more info

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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary [Third Edition]

By: James Morwood

Price: $32.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780198610052

ISBN: 019861005X

Condition: New


This edition of the Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary offers essential coverage of Latin words and grammar, as well as extra information on Roman history and culture. It takes account of the latest research into Latin, and is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student. It covers over 45,000 words and phrases, including additions from the writings of Plautus and Terence, and from the study of Silver Latin. Common irregular verb parts are given as headwords for greater clarity, and boxed notes provide help with language usage, and with difficult words and constructions. There are app... View more info

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A New Latin Primer

By: Mary C. English and Georgia L. Irby

Price: $30.95

Publisher: USA, Oxford University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9780199982011

ISBN: 0199982015

Condition: New


Featuring a traditional, grammar-based approach, A New Latin Primer offers beginning students a solid overview of Latin grammar, syntax, and vocabulary. It provides concise, straightforward grammatical explanations and illustrates them with unadapted Latin examples so that students can learn from Roman authors how to employ the syntax under discussion. Each of the thirty-six lessons contains twelve short practice sentences along with fifteen passages of unadapted Latin from a wide variety of important classical and medieval authors: Catullus, Vergil, Horace, Ovid, Martial, Caesar, Cicero, Livy... View more info

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Aeneid I

By: Virgil

Price: $39.99

Publisher: UK, Bristol Classical Press: 2010

Seller ID: 9781853997167

ISBN: 1853997161

Condition: New


In Book I of the Aeneid, Aeneas is shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa, near where the Phoenician queen Dido is building a city that will become Carthage. Aeneas and Dido meet. Their doomed love is set against Aeneas' destiny as founding father of Rome. This new edition of the Latin text replaces the long-serving edition by Gould & Whiteley, making the book more accessible to today's students, setting it in its literary and historical context and taking account of the most recent scholarship and critical approaches to Virgil. It includes a substantial introduction, the Latin text, annotat... View more info