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Dictionary of historical allusions

Thomas Benfield Harbottle

Dictionary of historical allusions

a guide to names, nicknames, sobriquets, and similar appellations for: alliances, canons, codes, compromises, concordats, confessions, conspiraces,councils, declarations, incidents, insurrections, interims, leagues, legislation, massacres, mutinies, orders, organizations, pacts, plots, protests, provisos, raids, revolutionary societies, riots, secret societies, statutes, treaties, wars and many other phrases, and terms commonly found in historical writings, but omitted from standard dictionaries and encyclopedias

by Thomas Benfield Harbottle

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Published by Gale Research Company in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of edition published by Swann Sonnenschein, London: 1904.

Statementby Thomas Benfield Harbottle.
The Physical Object
Pagination306p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18752124M

Dictionary of Historical Allusions and Eponyms | Defines terms and phrases that refer to historical events or real and mythical people, including curfew, an Annie Oakley (meaning a free pass), dunce, flying colors, and maverick. The Book Thief Homework Help Questions. What are some of the allusions in parts 3 and 4 of Markus Zusak's The Book Thief? An allusion is defined as any reference to another literary work, figure.

  This dictionary also offers an index of alternative forms of allusions, as well as a pronounciation key for proper names and words of non-English origin. For writers and students interested in literature, art, history, and religion, The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions is a compelling and invaluable guide to the Price: $ The Project Gutenberg EBook of Dictionary of Historical Allusions, by Thomas Benfield Harbottle This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at

This quote contains several allusions: The tropical paradise is an allusion to the Garden of Eden, Ralph taking off his clothes is an allusion to the naked innocence of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, and the green shadows on Ralph’s skin and the belt’s “snake-clasp” are an allusion to Satan, who appears as a snake in the Garden of. This indispensable work is a comprehensive resource offering abundant information that students and general readers of all ages will find clear and to the point. A useful companion to The Facts On File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions explains the meanings and origins of allusions from the Bible and classical mythology, including Greek, Roman, Norse, Celtic, and Egyptian.5/5(1).


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She gives a one-sentence definition, followed by a concise ( to word) essay for each of nearly eponyms and historical allusions from all eras, including the 20th century.

The essays illuminate current meaning by thoroughly Dictionary of historical allusions book the historical situation that produced the words, and each entry ends with bibliographical reference Price: $ Allusions form a colourful extension to the English language, drawing on our collective knowledge of literature, mythology, and the Bible to give us a literary shorthand for describing people, places, and events.

So a cunning crook is an Artful Dodger, a daydreamer is like Billy Liar, a powerful woman is a modern-day absorbing and accessible A-Z explains the meanings of allusions Author: Andrew Delahunty.

Genre/Form: Dictionaries Dictionnaires anglais: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harbottle, Thomas Benfield, Dictionary of historical allusions. Dictionary of Historical Allusions: A Guide to Names, Nicknames, Sobriquets, and Similar Appellations for Alliances, Canons, Codes, Compromises, Con $ Temporarily out of stock.

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London: S. Sonnenschein, (OCoLC) Dictionary of Historical Allusions Page - This Dictionary of Quotations is a distinct advance on all its predecessors in that it gives the fullest possible reference to chapter and verse for each quotation. Page - A book which will give many hours' pleasure to the intelligent user."— Yorkshire Post.

‘Now these antique allusions add a rarified, elegant seasoning to the work.’ ‘This is a new collection which gives background information for o phrases and allusions in English.’ ‘In places, the allusions to the entire pantheon of comic-book superheroes is overwhelming.’. This dictionary combines an updated and expanded edition of The Facts On File Dictionary of 20th Century Allusions with more than entirely new entries from previous historical periods.

The result is The Facts On File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions. Spanning a.d. to /5. Allusion definition, a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: The novel's title is an allusion to Shakespeare. See more. About the Edition.

rear dust jacket: Jezebel is an example of an eponym, a person whose name has evolved into a common noun or verb. In addition to eponyms, the English language is peppered with historical allusions that have become disassociated from their original : Dorothy Auchter.

Useful for anyone interested in the social world of the nineteenth century, the Dictionary of Historical Allusions was conceived as a desk reference to assist in finding, in a single source, the events behind the modern world.

Intentionally without providing the length and depth of analysis of a standard history, this book provides in a brief paragraph the essentials of various historical. Allusions synonyms, Allusions pronunciation, Allusions translation, English dictionary definition of Allusions.

The act of alluding; indirect reference: Without naming names, the candidate criticized the national leaders by allusion. an historical allusion → une allusion historique There are a few allusions to China in this book. The Oxford Dictionary of Allusions book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Allusions form a colourful extension to the English lan /5. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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How to use allusion in a sentence. What is the word origin of allusion?allusions definition: Noun 1. plural form of allusion He makes vague allusions to Harry Potter being his son.; There are allusions to the Hebrew exodus in the book of Isaiah.; I could not fully understand the allusions to Japan.; A precise indication of date has been sought in certain supposed references or allusions to historical facts.; The ancient records of China and Japan are said to.Dictionary of Allusions by Unknown Author.

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