Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 February 2008

428 Pages

ISBN: 9780199239054

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Latin Forms of Address

From Plautus to Apuleius

Eleanor Dickey

  • Includes a Glossary of 500 most common addresses and quick-reference tables showing rules of usage
  • Gives valuable new insights into Roman culture
  • Comprehensible to those without Latin
  • Includes a jargon-free explanation of sociolinguistics
  • Re-interprets passages from Latin literature and re-evaluates the meanings of individual words