Book ID: CBB000076589

Pre-modern encyclopaedic texts: Proceedings of the second COMERS Congress, Groningen, 1-4 July 1996 (1997)


Binkley, Peter (Editor)


Publication Date: 1997
Physical Details: xvii + 433 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Fowler, Robert L.: Encyclopaedias: Definitions and theoretical problems. Ronquist, E.C.: Patient and impatient encylopaedism. Ribémont, Bernard: On the definition of an encyclopaedic genre in the Middle Ages. Hoogvliet, Margriet: Mappae mundi and medieval encyclopaedias: Image versus text. Binkley, Peter: Preachers' responses to 13th-century encyclopaedism. Ogilvie, Brian W.: Encyclopaedism in Renaissance botany: From historia to pinax. Meier, Christel: Organisation of knowledge and encyclopaedic ordo: Functions and purposes of a universal literary genre. Rubincam, Catherine: The organisation of material in Graeco-Roman world histories. Kilpatrick, Hilary: Cosmic correspondences: Songs as a starting point for an encyclopaedic portrayal of culture. Rivers, Kimberly: Memory, division, and the organisation of knowledge in the Middle Ages. Berkel, Maaike van: The attitude towards knowledge in Mamlūk Egypt: Organisation and structure of the Ṣubḥ al-a'shā by al-Qalqashandī (1355-1418). Veenstra, Jan R.: Cataloguing superstition: A paradigmatic shift in the art of knowing the future. North, John: Encyclopaedias and the art of knowing everything. Bekkum, Wout Jac. van: Sailing on the sea of Talmud: The encyclopaedic code of early Jewish exegesis. Roest, Bert: Compilation as theme and praxis in Franciscan universal chronicles. Guldentops, Guy: Henry Bate's encyclopaedism. Gelder, Geert Jan van: Compleat men, women and books: On medieval Arabic encyclopaedism. Trombley, Frank: The Taktika of Nikephoros Ouranos and military encyclopaedism. Reinink, G.J.: Communal identity and the systematisation of knowledge in the Syriac “Cause of all causes”. Saak, E.L.: The limits of knowledge: Hélinand de Froidmont's Chronicon. West, William N.: Public knowledge at private parties: Vives, Jonson, and the circulation of the circle of knowledge. Renstrom, Vincent C.: Censoring encyclopaedic knowledge: The case of Sahagún and 16th-century Spanish America. Twomey, Michael W.: Towards a reception history of western medieval encyclopaedias in England before 1500. Schipper, William: The earliest manuscripts of Rabanus Maurus' De rerum naturis (Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, MS Aug. 68 and Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek MS 121). Friedman, John B.: Albert the Great's topoi of direct observation and his debt to Thomas of Cantimpré. Lidaka, Juris G.: Bartholomaeus Anglicus in the 13th century. Marzolph, Ulrich: Medieval knowledge in modern reading: A 15th-century Arabic encyclopaedia of omni re scibili.

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Chapter Brian W. Ogilvie (1997) Encyclopædism in Renaissance botany: From Historia to Pinax. In: Pre-modern encyclopaedic texts: Proceedings of the second COMERS Congress, Groningen, 1-4 July 1996 (pp. 89-99). unapi

Chapter Ogilvie, Brian W. (1997) Encyclopaedism in Renaissance botany: From historia to pinax. In: Pre-modern encyclopaedic texts: Proceedings of the second COMERS Congress, Groningen, 1-4 July 1996 (p. 89). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Meyer, Heinz
Abeele, Baudouin van den
Bogaart, Saskia
Holbrook, Sue Ellen
Twomey, Michael W.
Draelants, Isabelle
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University of Toronto
Encyclopedias (history)
Natural philosophy
Bartholomaeus Anglicus
Albertus Magnus
Worde, Wynkyn de
Rabanus, Maurus
Bate de Malines, Henri
Corbechon, Jean
Time Periods
13th century
14th century
15th century

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