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Part 20 claim

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A claim other than a claim by the claimant against the defendant. It includes (1) a counterclaim by the defendant against the claimant; (2) a counterclaim by the defendant against a third ...

Iconography

Iconography   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
4,548 words
Illustration(s):
3

...Ripa's Iconologia. The increasingly available resources of the illustrated book, whether by woodcut or engraving, were a boon not only to numismatics and emblematics. The preface to Vicenzo Cartari's Imagini de gli dei de gli antichi (“Images of the ancient gods,” 1556 ) claims that Cartari provides the first descriptions of their statues, making the book particularly valuable to artists and poets. This feature was enhanced by the eighty-five illustrations added to the 1571 edition. A similar concern motivated Cesare Ripa's Iconologia ( 1593 ;...

Bible

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The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Language reference, History of English, Linguistics
Length:
3,836 words
Illustration(s):
1

...who in 1755 published his own NT for ‘unlettered men who understand only their mother tongue’. Subsequent translations, from the Revised Version ( 1884 ) through to late 20c versions, have not had the aim of producing work in an improved literary style, but of claiming greater fidelity to the original Hebrew or Greek as understood by the most recent scholarship. Some of these claims have been contested and the translations have made no special impact on the language. The Revised Version was the result of over ten years’ work by Protestant scholars in the...

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