skip to content
The medieval world of Isidore of Seville : truth from words Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The medieval world of Isidore of Seville : truth from words

Author: John Henderson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

A full reading of St Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae. This presents a systematic survey of the world according to Judaic, Graeco-Roman, and Christian civilization in the form of a vast thesaurus of  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1600
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Isidore, of Seville Saint; Isidoro, Santo Arzobispo de Sevilla.; Isidorus, Hispalensis; Isidor <von Sevilla>
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Henderson
ISBN: 9780521867405 0521867401 9780521144346 0521144345
OCLC Number: 71347575
Description: xi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Preliminaries --
Prefatory correspondence and dedication --
Index and referencing system --
pt. 2. Reading the etymologiae --
Primary education --
1.1. Proem : seven at one blow --
1.2. Grammar : the alphabet --
1.3. Grammar proper --
2.1. Rhetoric --
2.2. Dialectic or rationalist philosophy --
Secondary education : poly-mathematics --
3.1. Arithmetic --
3.2. Geometry --
3.3. Music --
3.4. Astronomy --
4. Medicine --
5. Law and history --
6. Scripture and Christian duties --
7. God, the angels, the saints --
8. Church, schism, paganism --
9. Languages, populations, societies --
10. Epithets : a thesaurus --
11. Mankind and monsters --
12. Living creatures --
13. World survey (water) --
14. Earth survey (land) --
15. Building, town, and country --
16. Rocks and metals --
17. Agriculture and botany --
18. War and recreation --
19. Ships, construction and decoration, clothing --
20. Food and drink, packaging and transport, tools and harness --
Conclusion : after words --
App. W.M. Lindsay and the scholarship on Isidore.
Responsibility: John Henderson.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"...not only offers an important contribution to scholarship on Isidore, but shows how classicists can and should expand the borders of Latin studies into new fields and methods." --BMCR

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71347575> # The medieval world of Isidore of Seville : truth from words
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "71347575" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/036.1/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Topic/latein> ; # Latein
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Topic/enzyklopadie> ; # Enzyklopädie
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/909533> ; # Encyclopedias and dictionaries
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1359998> ; # Etymologiae (Isidore, of Seville, Saint)
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/803890> ; # Santo Arzobispo de Sevilla. Isidoro
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Event/geschichte_600_1500> ; # Geschichte 600-1500.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993156> ; # Latin language--Etymology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Topic/encyclopedias_and_dictionaries> ; # Encyclopedias and dictionaries
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85074948> ; # Latin language--Etymology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Topic/etymologie> ; # Etymologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Person/isidor_von_sevilla> ; # Isidor
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#CreativeWork/etymologiae> ; # Etymologiae.
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/116618280> ; # John Henderson
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/373456562> ;
    schema:genre "Early works"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The medieval world of Isidore of Seville : truth from words"@en ;
    schema:productID "71347575" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/71347575#PublicationEvent/cambridge_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=015023394&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://www.cambridge.org/9780521867405> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0711/2007296778.html> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=015023394&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521144346> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521867405> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA678619> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/71347575> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/373456562#Event/geschichte_600_1500> # Geschichte 600-1500.
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Geschichte 600-1500." ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85074948> # Latin language--Etymology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Latin language--Etymology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1359998> # Etymologiae (Isidore, of Seville, Saint)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "Etymologiae (Isidore, of Seville, Saint)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/909533> # Encyclopedias and dictionaries
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Encyclopedias and dictionaries"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993156> # Latin language--Etymology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Latin language--Etymology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/116618280> # John Henderson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Henderson" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Henderson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/803890> # Santo Arzobispo de Sevilla. Isidoro
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:deathDate "636" ;
    schema:familyName "Isidoro" ;
    schema:givenName "Isidore" ;
    schema:name "Santo Arzobispo de Sevilla. Isidoro" ;
    schema:name "of Seville Saint Isidore" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521144346>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521144345" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521144346" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521867405>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521867401" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521867405" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.