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Thesaurus Lingu? Latin? Compendiarius [electronic resource]: Or, a Compendious Dictionary of the Latin Tongue: Designed for the Use of the British Nations: In Three Parts. Containing, I. The English Appellative Words and Forms of Expression Before the Latin; In Which Will Be Found Some Thousand English Words and Phrases, Several Various Senses of the Same Word, and a Great Number of Proverbial Expressions, More Than in Any Former Dictionary of This Kind, All Carefully Endeavoured to Be Rendered in Proper and Classical Latin. To Which Are Subjoined, 1. The Proper Names of the More Remarkable Places Rendered Into Latin. 2. The Christian Names of Men and Women. II. The Latin Appellatives Before the English; In Which Are Given the More Certain Etymologies of the Latin Words, Their Various Senses in English Ranged in Their Natural Order, the Principal Idioms Under Each Sense Explained and Accounted for, All Supported by the Best Authorities of the Roman Writers; With References to the Particular Book, Chapter, or Verse, Where the Citations May Be Found. III. The Ancient Latin Names of the More Remarkable Persons and Places Occurring in Classick Authours, With a Short Account of Them Both Historical and Mythological; And the More Modern Names of the Same Places, So Far as They Are Known, Collected From the Most Approved Writers. To Which Are Added, 1. The Roman Calendar, Much Fuller Than Any Yet Published. 2. Their Coins, Weights, and Measures. 3. A Chronology of the Roman Kings, Consuls, and More Remarkable Events of That State. 4. The Notes of Abbreviation Used in Ancient Latin Authours and Inscriptions. 5. A Short Dictionary of the More Common Latin Words Occurring in Our Ancient Laws. 6. A General Chronology of Eminent Persons and Memorable Things. By Robert Ainsworth

Ainsworth, Robert
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed by H. Woodfall and C. Rivington, for W. Mount and T. Page, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, B. Barker, J. Pote, C. Bathurst, H. Woodfall, A. Millar, J. Buckland, J. and R. Tonson, J. Beecroft, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, W. Owen, W. Johnston, J. Richardson, S. Crowder, T. Longman, B. Law and Co. E. Dilly, C. and R. Ware, J. Coore, and M. Cooper, MDCCLXI. [1761]
Edition
The fourth edition, with many additions and improvements
Language
English
Description
2 v. ; 4⁰.
Notes
  • In this edition, only the preface is paginated, and there are 19 booksellers named after Pote in the imprint.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
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Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, N23131.
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