Search Results: 'latin etymology'

Search

×
×
×
×
15 results for "latin etymology"
Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol 2 By Priscilla Throop
Hardcover: $28.00
Ships in 6-8 business days.
Hardcover edition of volume two of Isidore of Seville's Etymologies, books XI-XX plus Index of Latin words.
Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol I By Priscilla Throop
Hardcover: $28.00
Ships in 6-8 business days.
This "encyclopedia" by the seventh century bishop of Seville, an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages, gathers together the elements of secular... More > learning and adds a great deal of ecclesiastical information. Its wide use in medieval education is attested by the more than a thousand extant manuscripts, second only to the number of manuscripts of the Bible.Isidore sets out the etymology or "true meaning" of words - to him, the fundamental means to all knowledge.< Less
Isidore of Seville's Etymologies: Complete English Translation, Volume 2 By Priscilla Throop
Paperback: $21.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
Volume two of Isidore of Seville's Etymologies, books XI-XX plus Index of Latin words.
Isidore of Seville's Etymologies: Complete English Translation, Volume I By Priscilla Throop
Paperback: $21.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
This "encyclopedia" by the seventh century bishop of Seville, an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages, gathers together the elements of secular... More > learning and adds a great deal of ecclesiastical information. Its wide use in medieval education is attested by the more than a thousand extant manuscripts, second only to the number of manuscripts of the Bible.Isidore sets out the etymology or "true meaning" of words - to him, the fundamental means to all knowledge.< Less
Lemons Latin Lexicon By Andrew Lemons
Paperback: $3.96
Ships in 3-5 business days
A dictionary of the sexual and pejorative vocabulary of the Latin language with etymological derivations and contextual citations, including exemplary passages from Latin poetry, prose, graffiti and... More > some more unorthodox sources with accompanying translations.< Less
A Dictionary of the Roots and Combining Forms of Scientific Words By Tim Williams
Paperback: $27.46
Ships in 3-5 business days
Have you ever wondered where scientific words and names come from? Why are honey bees known as ‘Apis mellifera’, why is a daisy known as ‘Bellis perennis'? If you are curious about... More > words you can use this book to find out exactly what ‘artiodactyl’ means, what an ‘ectoloph’ is and where you can find ‘Cantium’. There are over 12,800 entries, plus directions for using the word-roots, pronunciation rules, guidance for constructing scientific names and general principles of transliteration. Additionally there are appendices listing the adjectival forms of geographical names; some common terms for animals, plants and structures, activities and habitats; shapes, sizes, colors, textures, patterns, numbers, quantity, direction and location, parts of the year and chemical elements. This dictionary will be especially useful to students from many fields and particularly those from medical and biological backgrounds, as well as being a valuable addition to any reference collection. www.trw-books.com< Less
Causes and Cures of Hildegard of Bingen By Priscilla Throop
Paperback: $19.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
Hildegard of Bingen's medical/visionary work, Causae et Curae,describes the world and man's place in it. Holistic medicine and quantum physics intertwine astoundingly in this 12th century work,... More > translated completely, from Latin to English, by Priscilla Throop, translator of Hildegard's Physica,Isidore's Etymologies, Abelard's Sic et Non and Aelfric's Grammar and Glossary.< Less
Compassion: A Detailed Study By Human Emotions Study Group
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Download immediately.
Compassion is the virtue of empathy for the suffering of others. It is regarded as a fundamental part of human love, and a cornerstone of greater social interconnection and humanism... More > —foundational to the highest principles in philosophy, society, and personhood. Compassion is often regarded as emotional in nature, and there is an aspect of compassion which regards a quantitative dimension, such that individual's compassion is often given a property of "depth," "vigour," or "passion." The etymology of "compassion" is Latin, meaning "co-suffering." More virtuous than simple empathy, compassion commonly gives rise to an active desire to alleviate another's suffering.< Less
Adventures in Science: From Quantum Thinking to Alien Encounters By Andrea Diem-Lane, David Christopher Lane
Paperback: $10.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
It is one of the curious oddities of our time that we talk so much about the scientific method as if it is one singular entity when, in point of practice, it is anything but. The ultimate linchpin in... More > science is decided not by how we go about doing it, but about how well our hunches, observations, and results tally with the universe we observe and, in turn, how such intellectual lurches compare and contrast with other competing stratagems in terms of yielding more, not less, information. The very word science, derived from the Latin “scire” (see the Oxford English Dictionary for more on its etymology), is rather open ended and simply means “knowledge.”< Less
A Dictionary for Invertebrate Zoology By Tim Williams
Paperback: $49.99
Ships in 3-5 business days
This reference work is the most comprehensive and up to date dictionary for invertebrate zoology currently available. The 21,500 entries cover etymology, invertebrate anatomy, biology, reproduction... More > and provide an extensive taxonomic coverage of the 36 invertebrate phyla down to the level of family, including numerous subfamilies and many species that are of particular interest. Invertebrate zoology is not studied in isolation and thus the 704 pages contain many terms that one would normally come across from the related fields of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Ecology, Earth History, Genetics, Paleontology, Physiology, Taxonomy and Zoogeography. There is also a brief introduction to scientific Latin and Greek and an appendix giving an outline classification of the animal kingdom. This dictionary is the standard reference for students and will also be invaluable for naturalists and all those with an interest in invertebrate zoology. For more details and previews see www.trw-books.com< Less