Known by Dozy's excerpts from it.
These excerpts, however, have been so pieced together, that it is often impossible to separate them with precision, and to distinguish accurately between earlier and later elements.
Further information is contained in the excerpts from Ctesias by Photius; cf.
8) gives some excerpts from this revolting work.
Both it and the original work are lost, with the exception of the excerpts in Photius and Suidas.
A valuable general introduction to the Rabbinical literature (with numerous excerpts) is given by J.
Arber's Story of the Pilgrim Fathers (London, 1897), the two last containing excerpts from the leading sources.
The first, if it is the work of Clement, must be a book merely of excerpts, for it contains many opinions which Clement opposed.
Lxxii., which may well be a later note, there is no necessity to suppose an original collection of Davidic psalms from which excerpts were made.
Numerous fragments are also contained in the excerpts of Constantine Porphyrogenitus.
Sometimes, for instance, the excerpts from the older documents form long and complete narratives; in other cases (as in the account of the Flood) they consist of a number of short passages, taken alternately from two older narratives, and dovetailed together to make a continuous story; in the books of Judges and Kings the compiler has fitted together a series of older narratives in a framework supplied by himself; the Pentateuch and book of Joshua (which form a literary whole, and are now often spoken of together as the Hexateuch) have passed through more stages than the books just mentioned, and their literary structure is more complex.
Consists of a series of excerpts from the books of Samuel and Kings - sometimes transcribed without substantial change, at other times materially altered in the process - combined with matter, in some cases limited to a verse or two, in others extending to several chapters, contributed by the compiler himself, and differing markedly from the excerpts from the older books both in phraseology and in point of view.
900, but with a good collection of Tanhumas and excerpts from the old sources.
Wiinsche's valuable translations; to those already mentioned must be added his Aus Israels Lehrhallen (excerpts of a more miscellaneous character (Leipzig, 1907 sqq.).
These works in their original form are lost; but two short treatises entitled De Orthographia and De Verbis Dubiis have come down to us under his name, probably excerpts from the original works, with later additions by an unknown writer.
(1) Some suppose that they are excerpts from an uncanonical Gospel.
By Cureton (1846) and translated into German by Haarbriicker (1851), and individual notes and excerpts by Tabari (loth cent.), Al-Biruni (IIth - cent.), and other Arabian and Persian historians.
In the latter case what we have are not "collations," for the art of collation was not understood till the 10th century, but selections or "excerpts" of readings which we have reason to fear are often imperfect and erroneous.
The Noctes Atticae is valuable for the insight it affords into the nature of the society and pursuits of those times, and for the numerous excerpts it contains from the works of lost ancient authors.
With a view to this work he studied the original authorities on each subject and was most assiduous in making excerpts from their pages.
And in making excerpts from his predecessors, had none left for mature and independent thought, or for patient experimental.
Trans., Edinburgh, 1853), with useful excerpts from documents; Du Cange, Glossarium; Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopadie (3rd ed., 1897) s.
Philip - or rather the compiler who made excerpts from him - says that he was at the head of an Alexandrian school (the catechetical), that he lived in the time of Hadrian and Antoninus, to whom he addressed his Apology, and that Clement of Alexandria was his pupil; but these statements are more than doubtful.
The rest exists only in fragments preserved in Photius and the excerpts of Constantine Porphyrogenitus.
5 We have an interesting series of excerpts made by a priest named Hadoard, in the 9th century, taken from all the philosophical writings now preserved, also from the de Oratore.6 The other works of Cicero are seldom mentioned.
134 seq., and the justificatory excerpts, pp. 539 sqq.
Alexander Polyhistor and Abydenus in their excerpts from Berossus, which Eusebius (Chron.
The literary criticisms, generally distinguished by keen and independent judgment, and t e excerpts, vary considerably in length.
For miscellaneous collections of excerpts, see H.
Considerable fragments of the work are preserved in the excerpts of Constantine Porphyrogenitus and in SuIdas.
6 represent excerpts respectively from the essay of an Alexandrian scribe, and a triple fragment of Jewish apocalypse, the analysis above given will be found the exponent of a real logical sequence.
Becoming associated with Paul Lacroix ("le Bibliophile Jacob"), he planned with him a history of France, to consist of excerpts from the chief chroniclers and historians, with original matter filling up gaps in the continuity.
In the oldest existing version of the legend - that of Arctinus of Miletus, which has so far been preserved in the excerpts of Proclus - the calamity is lessened by the fact that only one of the two sons is killed; and this, as has been pointed out (Arch.
Excerpts from his treatise De enuntiatione vel orthographia are preserved in Cassiodorus.
Our knowledge of the contents of the fragmentary books is derived partly from quotations in ancient writers, but mainly from two collections of excerpts; one, probably the work of a late Byzantine compiler, was first printed at Basel in 1549 and contains extracts from books vi.
To these must be added the Vatican excerpts edited by Angelo Mai in the present century.
Both Israel and Judah had their own annals, brief excerpts from which appear in the books of Samuel, Kings and Chronicles, and they are supplemented by fuller narratives of distinct and more popular origin.
It is indeed easy to understand that the romantic incidents of this period were much in the mouths of the people - to whom David was a popular hero - and in course of time were written down in various forms which were not combined into perfect harmony by later editors, who gave excerpts from several sources rather than a new and independent history.
The Hexapla was probably never fully written out, but excerpts were made from it by various scholars at Caesarea in the 4th century; and thus large sections of it have been saved.'
In addition to these he compiled several volumes of excerpts from ancient authors, and wrote a number of works on geography, music and other subjects, many of which still exist in MS. in various European libraries.
Madaini's History of the Caliphs is the best, if not the oldest, published before Tabari; but this book is known only by the excerpts given by later writers, particularly Baladhuri and Tabari.
This has been essayed by Brunnow in his study on the Kharijites (aeiden, 1884), in which the narrative of Mubarrad in the Kamil is compared with the excerpts of Madaini given by Baladhuri and those of Abu Mikhnaf given by Tabari.
Samhudi's History of Medina is known through the excerpts of Wiistenfeld (1861).
In the middle of the pages is the Latin text of the Bible; in the margins are the "glosses," consisting of a very full collection of patristic excerpts in illustration and explanation of the text.
Smith, the former suggesting, however, that "the existing Book of Micah consists only of a collection of excerpts, in some cases fragmentary excerpts, from the entire series of the prophet's discourses" (L.
Immediately after the conclusion of the first treaty in 1857, the Yedo authorities instructed the office for studying foreign books (Bunsho torishirabedokoro) to translate excerpts from European and American journals.
On Cassiodorus generally, see Anecdoton Holderi, excerpts from a treatise of Cassiodorus, edited by H.
His work in the original unfortunately perished, and all that we know of it we learn through excerpts made by a few later classical writers.
Of works undertaken by his instructions the most important were the Encyclopaedic Excerpts from all available treatises on various branches of learning.