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Basic Latin Vocabulary

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Published by Duckworth Publishers .
Written in English


  • Classical languages,
  • Language teaching & learning material & coursework,
  • Linguistics,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Latin,
  • Language,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Reference / Foreign Languages,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8982312M
ISBN 101853995053
ISBN 109781853995057

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