The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations: The Illiterati's Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs and Sayings

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ABBREVIATIONS

A.D. (anno Domini):

in the year of our Lord

ad inf. or ad infin. (ad infinitum):

to infinity (i.e., forever)

ad us. (ad usum):

according to usage

æt. or ætat. (ætatis; anno ætatis suæ):

of the age; in his/her lifetime

a.h.l. (ad hunc locum):

at this place

a.h.v. (ad hanc vocem):

at this word

A.U.C. (anno urbis conditæ):

in the year (or from the time) of the founded city (Rome, founded about 753 BCE)

BCE:

before the Common Era (i.e., B.C.)

b.v. (bene vale):

farewell

c. or ca. (circa):

about

c. or circ. (circiter):

about

c. or circ. (circum):

about

CE:

in the Common Era (i.e., A.D.)

cf. (confer):

compare

e.g. or ex. gr. (exempli gratia):

for example

et al. (et alibi):

and elsewhere

et al. (et alii or et aliæ):

and others

etc. (et cetera):

and so forth

et seq. (et sequens):

and the following

et seq. (et sequentes):

and what follows

ex. gr. or e.g. (exempli gratia):

for example

f. or fem. (femininum):

feminine

fig.:

figurative

fl. or flor. (floruit):

flourished

ib. or ibid. (ibidem):

in the same place (in a book)

id. (idem):

the same as above

i.e. (id est):

that is

ign. (ignotus):

unknown

inf. (infra):

below

i.q. (idem quod):

the same as

l.c. (loco citato):

in the place cited

loc. cit. (loco citato):

in the place cited

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The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations: The Illiterati's Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs and Sayings
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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • References and Sources xv
  • Pronunciation Guide xvii
  • Latin Proverbs and Maxims 1
  • Latin Mottoes and Phrases 131
  • Familiar Latin Quotations 225
  • Abbreviations 335
  • Main Authors Cited 337
  • Selected English-Latin Index 341
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