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Latin For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05386-7
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384 pages
June 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: You Already Know a Little Latin.

Chapter 2: The Nitty Gritty: Basic Latin Grammar.

Chapter 3: Salve! Hello! Greetings and Introductions.

Part II: Latin in Action.

Chapter 4: The Roman Family and Social Structure.

Chapter 5: Food and Housing in Roman Life.

Chapter 6: The Roman Calendar.

Chapter 7: The Roman Army.

Chapter 8: Roman Entertainment and Sports.

Chapter 9: Roman Government.

Chapter 10: More Lasting Than Bronze: Latin Literature.

Part III: Latin in the Modern World.

Chapter 11: Latin in Law.

Chapter 12: Latin in Medicine.

Chapter 13: Latin in the Church.

Chapter 14: Latin in Zoology and Botany.

Chapter 15: Translating and Reading Latin.

Chapter 16: Mottoes, Sayings, and Quotes: Cocktail Party Latin.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Loanwords from Latin.

Chapter 18: Ten False Friends: Common Mistakes in Latin.

Chapter 19: Ten Helpful Latin-Related Web Sites.

Chapter 20: Ten Common Latin Abbreviations.

Chapter 21: Ten Common Latin Prefixes.

Chapter 22: Ten Important Latin Suffixes.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Verb and Noun Tables.

Appendix B: Mini-Dictionary.

Appendix C: Fun & Games Answers.

Index.

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