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encyclopedia(Encyclopedia)encyclopedia, compendium of knowledge, either general (attempting to cover all fields) or specialized (aiming to be comprehensive in a particular field). Encyclopedias and Other Reference Books Basica...
pronunciation(Encyclopedia)pronunciation: see phonetics; phonology. See also the Pronunciation Key for the symbols used in pronunciations in this encyclopedia. ...
Ansley, Clarke Fisher(Encyclopedia)Ansley, Clarke Fisher nz´l [key], 1869–1939, American teacher and editor, b. Swedona, near Springfield, Ill., grad. Univ. of Nebraska, 1890. After teaching English at Nebraska, he was professor...
Jackson, Samuel Macauley(Encyclopedia)Jackson, Samuel Macauley, 1851–1912, American Presbyterian clergyman and encyclopedist, b. New York City. He was associate editor in the preparation of the original Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia (1884)...
Bartholomew de Glanville(Encyclopedia)Bartholomew de Glanville or Bartholomaeus Anglicusbärthlm´s ng´glks [key], fl. c.1250, English Friar Minor. He taught theology at Paris, and he was the author of De proprietatibus r...
Latini, Brunetto(Encyclopedia)Latini, Brunetto broont´t lät´n [key], d. 1294?, Italian man of letters, a diplomat. He introduced French literature to Italy and wrote, in French, Li livres dou tresor, the first vernacu...
Jastrow, Marcus(Encyclopedia)Jastrow, Marcus yäs´tr, js´– [key], 1829–1903, American rabbi and Talmudic scholar, b. Poland. He was a rabbi (1866–92) in Philadelphia, editor of the Talmud material of The Jewish Encycl...
Ersch, Johann Samuel(Encyclopedia)Ersch, Johann Samuel y´hän zä´mool rsh [key], 1766–1828, German encyclopedist, first editor of the great encyclopedia known as Ersch and Gruber's. At his death, 17 volumes had been compl...
Herzog, Johann Jakob(Encyclopedia)Herzog, Johann Jakob y´hän yä´kôp hr´tskh [key], 1805–82, German Protestant theologian. His most important contribution was the founding and editing of the standard reference work Realen...
Trevisa, John of(Encyclopedia)Trevisa, John of trv´s [key], c.1326–c.1402, English writer. He was the vicar of Berkeley. In 1387 he translated into English Ranulph Higden's Polychronicon, a history of the world, and in 13...
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