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Learn Latin
By Peter Jones

Learn Latin

The Book of the "Daily Telegraph" Q.E.D.Series

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Learn Latin by Peter Jones

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Taken from the "QED" series of teach-yourself Latin articles published in the "Daily Telegraph" and the "Sunday Telegraph", this book aims to give its readers a basic knowledge of Latin in a short space of time. It covers just enough to give a basic understanding of Latin, and to enable readers to read and understand parts of the Bayeux Tapestry, the love poetry of Catullus, or Saint Jerome's "Vulgate". This book also aims to give a deeper understanding of modern European languages, such as English, French, Spanish, and Italian, through an understanding of the ancient language at their heart.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780715627570
ISBN-10: 0715627570
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Bristol Classical Press
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Jones

Peter Jones is co-founder of The Friends of Classics and one of the best-known figures in the teaching and appreciation of the Classics, a regular contributor to national newspapers and the author of many books and articles.

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