LOVRIC, MICHELLE; MARDAS, NIKIFOROS DOXIADIS.
Title How To Insult, Abuse And Insinuate In Classical Latin.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Publisher Barnes & Noble, New York: 1998.
076071018X / 9780760710180
Seller ID 30944X1
The book consists of insults mined from classical literature. The authors admit right up front that they've taken everything out of context, and have taken liberties with the English translations accompanying the Latin originals to try to preserve the flavor - puns, double entendres, imagery.
(Key Words: Reference Books, Humor, Insults, Nikiforos Doxiadis Mardas, Michelle Lovric, Classical Latin, Insinuations, Threats).