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Nota Bene: A Guide to Familiar Latin Quotes and Phrases

3.38  ·  Rating Details  ·  34 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Proving the eternal usefulness of the world's liveliest "dead" language, this little book is filled Latin phrases everyone knows (alter ego, bona fide, status quo); expressions from Roman literature (a word to the wise, seize the day); unusual word derivations (sullen, from solus: alone); scholarly abbreviations; Latin words adopted directly into English (censor, forum, co ...more
Hardcover, 63 pages
Published December 15th 1995 by Barnes& Noble Books (first published 1995)
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Huma Rashid
Nov 11, 2011 Huma Rashid rated it liked it
A quick little read with lots of Latin phrases and idioms, derivations, a bit about Latin poets and gods, and all sorts of quick and dirty tidbits like that.
A fun little book, suitable as a gift for a student interested in matters classical.
Daniel Evans
Oct 07, 2008 Daniel Evans rated it liked it
a quick brush up on Latin
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