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The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Author : James Morwood
ISBN : 019864227X
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary is a thoroughly revised edition of the classic Routledge Latin Dictionary The work has been extensively updated by James Morwood, Head of Classics at Harrow School, and one of the authors of the extremely successful Oxford Latin Course. More up-to-date and comprehensive than any of its rivals, it offers: * Over 50,000 entries and over 120,000 definitions * Botanical terms and Church Latin * A useful grammar section * Full grammatical information about each Latin word * Details of conjugation for Latin verbs * Indication of differences in meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity * The latest research into the Latin language * Comprehensive marking of vowel length as a guide to classical pronunciation * Full appendices of historical personalities, mythological characters, and geographical names

Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Author : James Morwood
ISBN : 019861005X
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Packed with extra features, this intermediate-level dictionary is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student. Compact and practical, it covers over 45,000 words and phrases, and includes a guide to Latin grammar, extra notes on difficult words and constructions, and useful appendices on topics such as money, weights and measures. This major new edition replaces ISBN 0-19-860283-9.

Reading The Qur An In Latin Christendom 1140 1560

Author : Thomas E. Burman
ISBN : 9780812200225
Genre : History
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Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title Most of what we know about attitudes toward Islam in the medieval and early modern West has been based on polemical treatises against Islam written by Christian scholars preoccupied with defending their own faith and attacking the doctrines of others. Christian readings of the Qur'an have in consequence typically been depicted as tedious and one-dimensional exercises in anti-Islamic hostility. In Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560, Thomas E. Burman looks instead to a different set of sources: the Latin translations of the Qur'an made by European scholars and the manuscripts and early printed books in which these translations circulated. Using these largely unexplored materials, Burman argues that the reading of the Qur'an in Western Europe was much more complex. While their reading efforts were certainly often focused on attacking Islam, scholars of the period turned out to be equally interested in a whole range of grammatical, lexical, and interpretive problems presented by the text. Indeed, these two approaches were interconnected: attacking the Qur'an often required sophisticated explorations of difficult Arabic grammatical problems. Furthermore, while most readers explicitly denounced the Qur'an as a fraud, translations of the book are sometimes inserted into the standard manuscript format of Christian Bibles and other prestigious Latin texts (small, centered blocks of text surrounded by commentary) or in manuscripts embellished with beautiful decorated initials and elegant calligraphy for the pleasure of wealthy collectors. Addressing Christian-Muslim relations generally, as well as the histories of reading and the book, Burman offers a much fuller picture of how Europeans read the sacred text of Islam than we have previously had.

Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : 9780199666157
Genre : Reference
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"Based on the New Oxford dictionary of English"--Preface.

A Primer Of Ecclesiastical Latin

Author : John F. Collins
ISBN : 0813206677
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The chief aim of this primer is to give the student, within one year of study, the ability to read ecclesiastical Latin. Collins includes the Latin of Jerome's Bible, of canon law, of the liturgy and papal bulls, of scholastic philosophers, and of the Ambrosian hymns, providing a survey of texts from the fourth century through the Middle Ages. An "Answer Key" to this edition is now available. Please see An Answer Key to A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin, prepared by John Dunlap.

Medieval Latin

Author : K. P. Harrington
ISBN : 0226317137
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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K. P. Harrington's Mediaeval Latin, the standard medieval Latin anthology used in the United States since its initial publication in 1925, has now been completely revised and updated for today's students and teachers by Joseph Pucci. This new edition of the classic anthology retains its breadth of coverage, but increases its depth by adding fourteen new selections, doubling the coverage of women writers, and expanding a quarter of the original selections. The new edition also includes a substantive grammatical introduction by Alison Goddard Elliott. To help place the selections within their wider historical, social, and political contexts, Pucci has written extensive introductory essays for each of the new edition's five parts. Headnotes to individual selections have been recast as interpretive essays, and the original bibliographic paragraphs have been expanded. Reprinted from the best modern editions, the selections have been extensively glossed with grammatical notes geared toward students of classical Latin who may be reading medieval Latin for the first time. Includes thirty-two full-page plates (with accompanying captions) depicting medieval manuscript and book production.

The English Catalogue Of Books

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ISBN : BSB:BSB10808404
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The English Catalogue Of Books

Author : Sampson Low
ISBN : PRNC:32101043497617
Genre : English literature
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Vols. for 1898-1968 include a directory of publishers.

Greeks And Romans

Author : A.M. Wright
ISBN : 190573543X
Genre : Greece
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This brand new book covers everything pupils need to know for the culture section of the Latin Common Entrance exam at 13+, and provides a thorough introduction to what life was really like for the Romans as they carried out their daily routine in Rome, in Britain and in the Roman army. The book also features some of the most exciting and famous classical myths which form the foundation of Roman culture. It is the ideal resource to support Common Entrance study and to help pupils improve their understanding of the cultural background to the Roman world. There are four main sections included: Greek Mythology, The City of Rome, Domestic Life, and The Roman Army and Roman Britain. To help pupils develop effective exam-technique and to consolidate material covered throughout the book, exam-style practice questions are featured.

Saturday Review

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