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Word: compendium

Definition: brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious

Sentences Containing 'compendium'

"Compendium perutile IV librorum sententiarum" written by Nicolaus De Orbellus (Printed by Heinrich Gran in Haguenau, Alsace, 1503) "Hieronymus de Villa Vitis."
"The Imperial Magazine; or Compendium of Religious, Moral Philosophical Knowledge" carried a profile of Exley in the sixth issue of its first volume in 1819.
Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo (August 25, 1923 – September 22, 2013) was an award-winning Colombian poet, novelist, and essayist and author of the compendium "The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll".
and was the author of a herculean etymological dictionary of those words of ancient Greek represented in his concordances of both Homer and Pindar, both of whom he had translated, and a "Compendium historiae fabulosae" or "Handbuch der Mythologie der Griechen und Römer", that applied euhemerist interpretations of Greek mythology in the Christian and Enlightenment traditions; the work remained standard through the 19th century.
Citizendium ( ; "the citizens' compendium of everything") is an English-language wiki-based free encyclopedia project launched by Larry Sanger, who co-founded Wikipedia in 2001.
Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Ga – Ge)
Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Sc – Sl)
Due to popular demand, the Monstrous Compendium series eventually ended and was replaced with the 384-page Monstrous Manual in 1993, which reprinted many of the creatures previously featured in the Monstrous Compendium series.
Eladrin first appeared in a D product in "Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix II" (1995).
He also published a compendium of the "Summa", which ran through twenty-five editions, and a compendium of the whole of Canon Law in two volumes, quarto.
He produced three poetic collections and a critical compendium of essays in the form of a book.
He was one of the primary and most renowned students of Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach and the author of a two-volume Hebrew language treatise, "Shemirat Shabbat Kehilchatah" — translated into English as "Shemirath Shabbath: A practical guide to the observance of Shabbath" — a compendium of the laws of Shabbat which is viewed by many as an authoritative work regarding these laws.
However, like the DSM-IV-TR, this compendium is sometimes questioned for its scientific validity and usefulness.
In 2006, the game's director, Chris Senn, opened the "Sonic X-treme" Compendium web site and began revealing large amounts of the game's development history to the public, including videos of early footage, a playable character named Tiara, and a large amount of previously unreleased concept music related to the title.
In a review of Andrew Keen's book "The Cult of the Amateur", Sanger comments ironically on Keen's favorable treatment of Citizendium: "The first example of a 'solution' he offers is the Citizendium, or the Citizens' Compendium, which I like to describe briefly as Wikipedia with editors and real names.
In geography he found a field hardly touched since Samuel Bochart, in whose footsteps he followed in the "Spicilegium geographiae hebraeorum exterae post Bochartum" (1769–1780); and to his impulse we owe the famous Royal Danish expedition to "Arabia Felix" (Yemen) conducted by Carsten Niebuhr and Peter Forsskål. In spite of his doctrinal writings—which at the time made no little noise, so that his "Compendium of Dogmatic" (1760) was confiscated in Sweden, and the Knighthood of the North Star was afterwards given him in reparation—it was the natural side of the Bible that really attracted him, and no man did more to introduce the method of studying Hebrew antiquity as an integral part of ancient Eastern life.
In his review of "The Art of Angel Sanctuary 2: Lost Angel", A.E. Sparrow of IGN Comics praised the artbook, describing it as "more of an encyclopedia or compendium for the series".
In the case of the novellas, it should be noted that "The Lees of Laughter's End" comes before "The Healthy Dead" (i.e. in chronological order, rather than publication order) in the compendium version of the novellas, and should be read as such.
Later on he used his own name, Alagona, and is best known for his Compendium of the works of Martin Aspilcueta, who was a doctor of theology in Navarre.
Peach also anchored the show with Halesworth being one of the reporters, alongside Ken Cook and Tony Ward. From 1979 to 1980 she hosted ABC's Sunday Spectrum program which was compendium style show comprising a varying mix of documentaries, music, and visiting guests.
Project goal. The stated aim of the project is to create a "new compendium of knowledge" based on the contributions of "intellectuals", defined as "educated, thinking people who read about science or ideas regularly".
Rucker describes his conception in a 1992 compendium "The Mondo 2000 User's Guide to the New Edge," which he quotes in a 2007 blog entry.
Running parallel with this has been a disposition, inherited from Classical times, to class miserly behaviour as a type of eccentricity and include accounts of misers in such works as G. H. Wilson's four-volume compendium of short biographies, "The Eccentric Mirror" (1807).
See the :Category:Compendium of postage stamp issuers page for details of the project. Sharjah.
See the :Category:Compendium of postage stamp issuers page for details of the project.
Some of the columns have been collected as "Fading Feast: A Compendium of Disappearing American Regional Foods" (1981).
Ten years later George E. Ellis published "The Life of Anne Hutchinson" (1845), which is likely the first biography of Hutchinson, and was also captured in Sparks' compendium.
The arcanaloth appeared for the Planescape setting in the first "Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix" (1994).
The arcanaloth appeared in second edition in the "Monstrous Compendium Outer Planes Appendix" (1991).
The band suffered some difficulty in 2004 with the bankruptcy of distributor EFA, though their albums were reissued later that year, along with the 'Interim Works Compendium', a 2CD collection of ASP rarities as well as selected tracks from their three albums to date.
The Caitanya Caritamrta also serves as a compendium of Gaudiya Vaishnava practices and outlines the Gaudiya theology developed by the Goswamis in metaphysics, ontology and aesthetics.
The current compendium of Naval slang was brought together by Commander A. Covey-Crump and his name has in itself become the subject of Naval slang; Covey Crump.
The dao, the djinn, and the efreeti appeared in second edition in "Monstrous Compendium Volume One" (1989), and the jann and the marid appeared in "Monstrous Compendium Volume Two" (1989), all under the "genie" heading.
The deceiver tasked genie and the oathbinder tasked genie appeared in "Assassin Mountain" (1993), and the administrator tasked genie and the harim servant tasked genie appeared in "City of Delights" (1993), and the messenger tasked genie and the miner tasked genie appeared in "Secrets of the Lamp" (1993); these six tasked genie types appeared in "Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume One" (1994).
The Gazette ceased publication during the Rising and for more than a week following it, with the result that a compendium issue was later published for the period between 25 April and 9 May 1916.
The IUPAC compendium of technology states: "previously, descriptions such as graphite layers, carbon layers, or carbon sheets have been used for the term graphene... it is incorrect to use for a single layer a term which includes the term graphite, which would imply a three-dimensional structure.
The lemure appear in second edition in the "Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix" (1991) under the "baatezu" heading, and are also detailed under the "baatezu" heading in the first "Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix" (1994).
The noble dao, the Great Khan of the dao, the noble djinni, the Great Caliph of the djinn, the noble efreeti, the Sultan of the efreet, the noble marid, the Great Padisha of the marids, the architect/builder tasked genie, the artist tasked genie, the guardian tasked genie, the herdsman tasked genie, the slayer tasked genie, the warmonger tasked genie, and the winemaker tasked genie appeared for the Al-Qadim setting in the "Monstrous Compendium Al-Qadim Appendix" (1992).
The snyad (pestie) appeared in second edition for the Greyhawk setting under the "mite" heading in the "Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix" (1990).
The strip has been discussed in mainstream English language daily newspapers in Japan, and a compendium of Charisma Man's exploits is available both in major Japanese bookshops and online.
The Suda says he wrote several medical works, of which the principal one is still extant, with no exact title, but is commonly called "Medical Compendium in Seven Books" ().
These creatures appear first in this edition's "Monstrous Compendium Outer Planes Appendix" as gehreleths, and then in the "Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix", with the same three kinds described as in first edition.
These include the "Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy", the world's best-selling medical textbook, and the "Merck Index", a compendium of chemical compounds.
Thirumurai (Tamil:திரு முறை, meaning holy division) is a twelve volume compendium of songs or hymns in praise of Shiva in the Tamil language from the 6th to the 11th century by various poets in South India.
This book was followed up by four Monstrous Compendium Annuals in the following years, and many new monsters were introduced in game modules and supplements throughout 2nd edition.
was a 7th-century Byzantine Greek physician best known for writing the medical encyclopedia "Medical Compendium in Seven Books".

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