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an·thol·o·gy

 (ăn-thŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. an·thol·o·gies
1. A collection of literary pieces, such as poems, short stories, or plays.
2. A miscellany, assortment, or catalog, as of complaints, comments, or ideas: "The Irish love their constitution for what it is: an anthology of the clerical-nationalist ideas of 1936" (Economist).

[Medieval Greek anthologiā, collection of epigrams, from Greek, flower gathering, from anthologein, to gather flowers : antho-, antho- + logos, a gathering (from legein, to gather; see leg- in Indo-European roots).]

an′tho·log′i·cal (ăn′thə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.

anthology

(ænˈθɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a collection of literary passages or works, esp poems, by various authors
2. any printed collection of literary pieces, songs, works of art, etc
[C17: from Medieval Latin anthologia, from Greek, literally: a flower gathering, from anthos flower + legein to collect]
anthological adj
anˈthologist n

an•thol•o•gy

(ænˈθɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a book or other collection of selected writings, often in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same subject.
2. any collection of selected works, as songs, paintings, etc.
[1630–40; < Latin anthologia < Greek: literally, gathering of flowers. See antho-, -logy]
an•tho•log•i•cal (ˌæn θəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.

anthology

a collection of prayers used for solemn feasts in the Orthodox Eastern Church. See also books.
See also: Christianity
a collection of stories, poems, or other literary material. See also christianity. — anthologist, n.
See also: Literature
a collection of writings by various authors. — anthologist, n.
See also: Collections and Collecting

Anthology

 a collection of flowers; items culled from literature. See also garland, treasury.
Examples: anthology of causes and effects, 1878; of epigrams; of flowers, 1755; of hymns, 1775; of poems; of pros’ [‘prostitutes’]—Lipton, 1970; of prose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthology - a collection of selected literary passagesanthology - a collection of selected literary passages
compendium, collection - a publication containing a variety of works
diwan, divan - a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)
florilegium, miscellany, garland - an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
omnibus - an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author

anthology

Translations
antologie
antologitekstsamling
antologija
antológia
safnrit
antologija
antoloģija
antolojigüldeste

anthology

[ænˈθɒlədʒɪ] Nantología f

anthology

[ænˈθɒlədʒi] n [poetry, stories, writings] → anthologie f

anthology

nAnthologie f

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[ænˈθɒlədʒɪ] nantologia

anthology

(ӕnˈθolədʒi) plural anˈthologies noun
a collection of pieces of poetry or prose. an anthology of love poems.
References in classic literature ?
3] THE making of an anthology of English prose is what must have occurred to many of its students, by way of pleasure to themselves, or of profit to other persons.
The present writer lived for some time within a short distance of his house, but found no opportunity to meet him until it became necessary to obtain his portrait for an anthology in course of publication.
The Anthology is searchable through the use of pull-down search menus by 'period', 'musical genre', 'composer', and 'title'.
The council is launching its 2016 anthology to celebrate the centenary of his birth.
It is more than possible that my own reluctance to endorse that tradition by way of a standard anthology in my classroom is a symptom of this very problem.
An Anthology is a compilation of accepted works by authors that have been published before, and others who have never been published.
16 May 2014 - Canadian retirement facilities company Monterey Integrative Retirement Systems Inc (MIRS) said Friday it had inked a term sheet to buy Bermuda wall panel construction and development company Anthology Holdings Ltd in an all-stock deal.
Instead, with the Greek Anthology as a signal light and Palgrave's Golden Treasury as the rocky shoals, the interventionist anthology assumed that positive artistic involvement in social life was possible, and that it might even transform the future--or at least the literary marketplace.
Many of the features of this text will be immediately recognizable to those familiar with Bevington or Walker, yet the new Broadview Anthology makes numerous choices that set it apart.
But in the eyes of this audience, especially In those of its self-invested guardians of poetry, an anthology often is disappointing because of whom it leaves out or includes.
The Anthology currently contains selected pieces of music from antiquity through the romantic era, with the greatest emphasis on the common practice period.
The anthology project began in 2008 when students in a literature class at VCUQatar identified the need for a comprehensive collection of Arabian Gulf poetry.