This paintings is an entire English translation of the Latin Etymologies of Isidore, Bishop of Seville (c.560-636). Isidore compiled the paintings among c.615 and the early 630s and it takes the shape of an encyclopedia, prepared by means of material. It comprises a lot lore of the past due classical international starting with the Seven Liberal Arts, together with Rhetoric, and touches on hundreds of thousands of themes starting from the names of God, the terminology of the legislations, the applied sciences of materials, ships and agriculture to the names of towns and rivers, the theatrical arts, and cooking utensils. Isidore offers etymologies for many of the phrases he explains, discovering within the reasons of phrases the underlying key to their that means. This publication deals a hugely readable translation of the twenty books of the Etymologies, some of the most well known texts for one thousand years from Isidore's time.

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