Latin For The Illiterati, Second Edition: A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language by Jon R. StoneLatin For The Illiterati, Second Edition: A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language by Jon R. Stone

Latin For The Illiterati, Second Edition: A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language

byJon R. StoneEditorJon R. Stone

Paperback | March 26, 2009

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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.

Jon R. Stoneis a best-selling author and a Professor of Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author ofMore Latin for the Illiterati: A Guide to Everyday Medical, Legal, and Religious Latin,The Routledge Book of World ProverbsandThe Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations, also published by Routledge.
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Title:Latin For The Illiterati, Second Edition: A Modern Guide to an Ancient LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 7.9 × 4.9 × 0.9 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415777674

ISBN - 13:9780415777674

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Pronunciation Guide.  Latin for the Illiterati: Verba (Common Words and Expressions).  Dicta (Common Phrases and Familiar Sayings).  Abbreviations.  Miscellaneous.  English-Latin Index