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The Etymology of Chinese 辰 Chén By Richard S Cook
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This edition presents for the first time the original full-size laser master of Richard Cook’s 1995 LTBA 18.2 monograph. In this typographically complex and copiously illustrated study, the... More > original signification of the Chinese 辰 chén pictogram is demonstrated from graphic, semantic, and phonological perspectives. On the basis of an examination of the extant Chinese material from all historical periods, it is shown that the 辰 chén sign is in fact a representation of a scorpion in striking position as seen in profile. It is shown that this representation bears directly upon the once vigorous traditions relating to the ancient equinoctial position of the star Antares in the Breast of the Celestial Scorpion. And though certain stellar concepts betray the likelihood of an early (pre-OBI) Sino-Mesopotamian relation (stimulus diffusion), these concepts nevertheless took peculiar Chinese form, such that it is possible to demonstrate the cognacy of Chinese 辰 chén and ‘scorpion’ words in Sino-Tibetan.< Less
Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol 2 By Priscilla Throop
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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
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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
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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
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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
Sources of English Words By Michael D. Morrissey
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Sources of English words from ca. 175 languages, arranged alphabetically, from Akkadian to Zuñi.
Sources of English Words By Michael D. Morrissey
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Sources of English words from ca. 175 languages, arranged alphabetically, from Akkadian to Zuñi.
A Dictionary of the Roots and Combining Forms of Scientific Words By Tim Williams
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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
" HIS WORDS WERE LIKE FIRE " By Amos Horton
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Preaching is a art that the lord has given us to provide revelation in the earth. In this book are some very powerful message that will help provide a accurate flow of revelation. It will also help... More > each preacher to develop a preaching style< Less