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Published: 03 September 2021

344 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197583104

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Guide to Latin in International Law

Second Edition

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz

  • Provides international lawyers with a comprehensive understanding of commonly found Latin terms used in diplomacy and international law practice
  • Includes both literal translations and definitions with several useful innovations
  • Contains over 1,500 entries with etymology and extensive cross-references to other terms for ease of use
  • Includes examples of usage in context to supplement the definitions of Latin terms and phrases
  • Provides the modern pronunciation, classic pronunciation, and context of meaning for each Latin term

New to this Edition:

  • Adds Latin terms and phrases not included in the first edition that have been used in treaties, judicial decisions, scholarly publications, and other international law sources
  • Contains additional examples of usage for some previously included terms and phrases to enrich the guidebook and give the reader a fuller picture of the influence of Roman civil law and its concepts on modern international law
  • Includes further etymological information for certain previously included terms and phrases
  • Contains additional cross-references where appropriate