English Dictionary The English dictionary is based on WordNet 1.7.1 (Copyright © 2001 by Princeton University. All rights reserved). It contains around 150 thousand terms with examples, synonyms, antonyms, and related words. Other Terms Roger Pearse April 15th, 2014 by Roger Pearse Over the last couple of months, I have become aware of another individual who, quietly, and without any fanfare, is making a real difference to ancient history online. Her name is Carole Raddato, and she writes the Following Hadrian blog. What she is doing is travelling all over the Roman Empire, and photographing its material remains. The results appear on Flickr here. She’s going into museums, and photographing exhibits, and placing them online. I became aware of her work, while working on the Mithras site. Again and again I would look for some artefact in some museum and then find … Miss Raddato had visited that museum and made a collection of photographs, all now freely online. The path she is following – that of the Emperor Hadrian in his travels about the empire – is taking her to the major sites and repositories of the ancient and modern world. A lot of people put holiday photos online. We are all in your debt, Madam. April 14th, 2014 by Roger Pearse
Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid Type in the form of the word that you would expect to find in a dictionary or a truncated form of the word (e.g., stem only). If you want help with the ending of a word, type the ending in the space provided. (If you prefer, you may leave this space blank). This dictionary defines about 15,600 words. William Whitaker's Macintosh version should work with OS X up to 10.7, though it might be necessary to install Rosetta, which used to come with OS X but was not always installed by default. In Windows, The Words program operates from the old DOS-like command line. William Whitaker's Words program also provides the translation mechanism for VulSearch, an excellent free Windows program for reading and searching the Vulgate and Glossa Ordinaria. Marco Waclawek has developed a Latin - German Dictionary based on William Whitaker's Words. See also the Latin dictionary at the Perseus Project, an online version of the Lewis and Short Latin Dictionary. Latin Wordlist and Grammar Aid *m Need more help?
Word Information - an English dictionary about English vocabulary words and etymologies derived primarily from Latin and Greek word origins Glossary alchemy A pseudoscience concerned with the transmutation of base metals into gold (Canon's Yeoman). Alma redemptoris mater An anthem ("Gracious Mother of the Redeemer") used especially during Advent and Christmas season liturgy (Prioress 518, 554, 612, 641, 655). Almagest An astronomical treatise by Ptolemy (Miller 3208; Wife Prol 183, 325). Amor vincit omnia "Love conquers all" (General Prol 162). Angelus ad virginem A hymn on the Annunciation (Miller 3216). Apollo Greek god of light, music, archery, and prophecy (Squire 671; Franklin 1031). Apostle, The Saint Paul (Wife Prol 49, 79, 160, 341; Pardoner 529; Melibee 990, 1130, 1295, 1410, 1440, 1510, 1635, 1840). Argus A hundred-eyed giant in Greek mythology (Knight 1390; Wife Prol 358; Merchant 2111). Austin See Saint Augustine. Bacchus The Greek god of wine (Merchant 1722; Physician 57; Manciple Prol 99). bachelor A young knight or aspirant to knighthood (General Prol 80; Knight 3085; Wife 883; Squire 24); an unmarried man (Merchant 1274).
Home page for Business English Dictionary This is an exciting new monolingual dictionary of 35,000 business-related words, phrases and meanings designed to be used by business students and anyone using or encountering English in their work. Select "Business English" from the list of dictionaries at the top of any page on Cambridge Dictionaries Online to search this dictionary. Favourite Entries Key Features Help with language The dictionary gives thousands of examples from real business texts, helpfully presented information about grammar, and there is a strong emphasis on collocation. New words Informed by the unique Cambridge Business Corpus, the dictionary includes the very latest business-specific vocabulary. Topic areas Most of the words in the dictionary have a business subject label, such as Marketing, Finance, or Computing. British English and American English Pronunciation Hear the words spoken online with thousands of British English and American English recordings: Also available as a book Other dictionaries
Modern Medieval Latin in the Middle Ages | Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources Two assumptions frequently made about Latin in the medieval period are that it was simply the language of the Christian church and that the standard of Latin use was universally poor and not worthy of interest. However, the huge number and range of texts produced in Latin during this long period clearly demonstrate that despite times when education dropped in standard (as can happen at any period of history) or was limited to a small percentage of the population, those who were able to gain an education, primarily in monastic and cathedral schools, produced texts on a wide variety of subjects and in a wide variety of styles, often combining elements from classical learning with Biblical and patristic elements alongside elements from contemporary culture and personal experience, and reflecting many of the changes and dramas that occurred during the period. Diversity If there is one way to characterize Medieval Latin, in fact, it is precisely its variety. Linguistic features Spelling Grammar
Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins "A treasure (from the Greek ‘thesauros’, treasure, store or storehouse) trove (past participle of an Anglo-Norman verb meaning ‘to find’) of verbal wonders" – William Hartston, Daily Express Combining both accessibility and authority, The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins describes the origins and development of over 3,000 words and phrases in the English language. The book draws on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research programme and language monitoring, and relates the fascinating stories behind many of our most curious terms and expressions in order to offer the reader a much more explicit account than can be found in a general English dictionary. Organized A-Z, the entries include first known use along with examples that illustrate the many faces of the particular word or phrase, from ‘handsome’ to ‘bachelor’ and ‘cute’ to ‘baby’, from ‘pagan’ to ‘palaver’ and ‘toff’ to ‘torpedo’. Bibliographic Information
City and Book, Florence, 2001, Part 1 LA CITTA' E IL LIBRO I,II,III || CITY AND BOOK I,II,III || LA CITTA' E IL LIBRO I/ CITY AND BOOK I || LA CITTA' E IL LIBRO II/ CITY AND BOOK II || LA CITTA' E IL LIBRO III/ CITY AND BOOK III || FLORENCE IN SEPIA/ FIRENZE IN SEPPIA ||'ENGLISH' CEMETERY BLOG Florin Website © Julia Bolton Holloway , 1997-2010 Incisione, Bruno VivoliRepubblica di San Procolo, 2001 SECTION II: THE CHRISTIAN BIBLE: The CODEX SINAITICUS and the CODEX ALEXANDRINUS: A Tale of Four Cities, Dr Scot McKendrick, The British Library (unavailable, non disponibile) || Jerome and His Learned Lady Disciples, prof. Claudio Moreschini, Università di Pisa (italiano, English) || Bishop Wulfila and the Codex Argenteus, Professor James Marchand, University of Illinois (English, italiano) || Cassiodorus, dott.ssa Luciana Cuppo Csaki, Societas internationalis pro Vivario (italiano, English) || SECTION V: THE BIBLE IN RUSSIA, SPAIN, ITALY: The Gospels in the Byzantine-Slavic World, prof. Map and Time LineBook FairFlorin On one side:
Pathfinders This guide is designed for anyone who is looking for the origin of words and/or phrases, also called etymology (these terms will be used interchangeably in this pathfinder). Both print-based and Web-based sources are included. Internet Sources | Searching for Etymology | Print Resources Internet Sources In general, web sites on word and phrase origins are good, but not comprehensive: most of them are question services of a sort, and the answers are posted on the site. Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable From the 1894 work of the same name; this is extensively cross-referenced, and excellent for phrases which have their roots in literature or mythology. The Phrase Finder Use this site to find English phrases and sayings related to a particular word, learn the meaning of a phrase, or determine the origin of a phrase. Searching for Etymology Print Resources The Oxford English Dictionary 2nd edition: Oxford University Press, 1995.