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By Stephen A. Barney,W. J. Lewis,J. A. Beach,Oliver Berghof

This paintings is an entire English translation of the Latin Etymologies of Isidore, Bishop of Seville (c.560–636). Isidore compiled the paintings among c.615 and the early 630s and it takes the shape of an encyclopedia, prepared by means of subject material. It includes a lot lore of the past due classical global starting with the Seven Liberal Arts, together with Rhetoric, and touches on hundreds of thousands of issues starting from the names of God, the terminology of the legislations, the applied sciences of materials, ships and agriculture to the names of towns and rivers, the theatrical arts, and cooking utensils. Isidore offers etymologies for many of the phrases he explains, discovering within the motives of phrases the underlying key to their that means. This booklet deals a hugely readable translation of the twenty books of the Etymologies, some of the most widely recognized texts for one thousand years from Isidore's time.

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