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Numerous fragments are also contained in the excerpts of Constantine Porphyrogenitus.
Arber's Story of the Pilgrim Fathers (London, 1897), the two last containing excerpts from the leading sources.
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.
With a view to this work he studied the original authorities on each subject and was most assiduous in making excerpts from their pages.
They are also only edited excerpts from much longer interviews and should be considered as such.Advertisement
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.
Manethos history; unfortunately the papyrus is very fragmentary and preserves few reign-lengths entire, and Manethos evidence seems very untrustworthy, being known only from late excerpts.
The literary criticisms, generally distinguished by keen and independent judgment, and t e excerpts, vary considerably in length.
Considerable fragments of the work are preserved in the excerpts of Constantine Porphyrogenitus and in SuIdas.Advertisement
The interview excerpts repeatedly refer to girls' "supposedly innate longer attention spans and their natural facility with communication."
In addition to images, maps, and diary excerpts, you'll find biographical essays about the intrepid travelers.
Dancers taking part in the intensive had an opportunity to perform excerpts from the piece.
The following excerpts are intended to provide a useful guide to saving water.
They read excerpts from the annals of the Assyrian kings, the Laws of Hammurapi and the Epic of Gilgamesh.Advertisement
The music will consist of arias, duets and trios from popular operatic repertoire as well as excerpts from Musical Theater.
Other excerpts are more unexpected, with Stephen Cummings sounding timeless on the shimmering rolling thunder of All For Love.
It was divided into twenty books, - of which the first nine remain entire, the tenth and eleventh are nearly complete, and the remaining books exist in fragments in the excerpts of Constantine Porphyrogenitus and an epitome discovered by Angelo Mai in a Milan MS. The first three books of Appian, and Plutarch's Life of Camillus also embody much of Dionysius.
While copyright concerns will prevent you from reading an entire recently-released book online, author websites and online bookstores are great places to find excerpts of larger works.
Many of them have been invited to give graduation speeches, and excerpts from those speeches have gone on to play a role in multiple graduation speeches.Advertisement
You can start with excerpts or Psalms from the Bible, even if you choose to go non-denominational.
This is perhaps a more eloquent way of making your lifetime commitment than you planned, but taking excerpts from her poem and adding your own spin is appropriate.
If you read the excerpts, the similarities aren't really that striking as Scott and her lawyers would have you believe.
Occasionally, bass tab sites will provide short tab excerpts of the main riffs for songs rather than a full transcription of the tablature for the song.
Sewing for Dummies is a great beginner sewing book, and their website also has free excerpts and sewing resources.Advertisement
Following are a few excerpts from famous love letters.
Through guest posts, excerpts and articles that are relevant to the book's content, authors can give samples of their writing style and with non-fiction books, it can build author credibility.
A tour contains a set of blog posts, website interviews, reviews, articles, excerpts, book and author details or guest posts that are posted during a set amount of time.
If you have a friend whose taste and opinion you trust, see if you can get them to agree to read excerpts of your manuscript as you progress.
All About Spirituality has a short article that attempts to explain why the excerpts quoted by reincarnationists, like those from Matthew, John and other books of the Bible, do not support the New Age side of the debate.
Goodreads is an excellent resource to read the best excerpts from Carl Sagan's writing.
Readers can even vote for whether they liked the quote, so you can quickly identify the most insightful excerpts from Sagan's books.
At del.icio.us, you can add links to your blog and excerpts from selected posts.
Further information is contained in the excerpts from Ctesias by Photius; cf.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wind & Brass players must also include two orchestral excerpts.
The second half of the evening's program includes more superb musical excerpts.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first, if it is the work of Clement, must be a book merely of excerpts, for it contains many opinions which Clement opposed.
Both it and the original work are lost, with the exception of the excerpts in Photius and Suidas.
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.