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Nota Bene: A Guide to Familiar Latin Quotes and Phrases
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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