Essential Latin Dictionary

Essential Latin Dictionary

Latin-English, English-Latin

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Offers twenty thousand translations, a full guide to dictionary usage, and includes vocabulary from the Golden and Silver ages of Latin literature.

McGraw Hill

With more than 20,000 definitions, including everyday idioms and expressions, this dictionary helps you understand what Cato was really saying

Don’t be intimidated by Latin! Essential Latin Dictionary makes it easy to find the word you’re looking for, with equivalents in the Latin-English section of the dictionary presented in as simple a form as possible. The entries are based on the commonly used words by the authors of the Golden and Silver Ages of Latin literature, so you will be able, with a little help from this dictionary, to read those authors' works without difficulty.


  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get learners started.
  • Author insights for lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience.
  • Useful vocabulary, easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
  • Extra online articles at to give a richer understanding of the culture and history of ancient Rome.

Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.?] : McGraw-Hill, 2010
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780071747400
Branch Call Number: 473.21 W691e
Characteristics: xxii, 330 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Asciutti, Valentina


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