- Hardcover: 352 pages
- Publisher: Atlantic Books; Main edition (6 Oct. 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1782399313
- ISBN-13: 978-1782399315
- Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 15.9 x 21.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 156,611 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Quid Pro Quo: What the Romans Really Gave the English Language Hardcover – 6 Oct 2016
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A surprising, witty and entertaining journey through the Latin roots of the English language, by the bestselling author of Veni Vidi Vici and Eureka!
About the Author
Peter Jones was educated at Cambridge University and taught Classics at Cambridge and at Newcastle University, before retiring in 1997. He has written a regular column, 'Ancient & Modern', in the Spectator for many years and is the author of various books on the Classics, including the bestselling Learn Latin and Learn Ancient Greek, as well as Reading Virgil's Aeneid I and II, Vote for Caesar, Veni, Vidi, Vici and Eureka!