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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

anthology

[ænˈθɒlədʒɪ] nantologia

anthology

(ӕnˈθolədʒi) plural anˈthologies noun
a collection of pieces of poetry or prose. an anthology of love poems.
References in classic literature ?
The best of them are "The Stone Fleet,' 'In the Prison Pen,' 'The College Colonel,' 'The March to the Sea,' 'Running the Batteries,' and 'Sheridan at Cedar Creek.' Some of these had a wide circulation in the press, and were preserved in various anthologies. 'Clarel, a Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land' (1876), is a long mystical poem requiring, as some one has said, a dictionary, a cyclopaedia, and a copy of the Bible for its elucidation.
It was the premature predecessor, also, of a number of such anthologies which were published during the latter half of Elizabeth's reign.
The A-R Online Music Anthology has undergone significant growth and development since its inception and offers the faculty and students of today's music schools and conservatoires an attractive, stable, and useful digital alternative to traditional print music anthologies. With the addition of the Online Music History Textbook with its topical survey articles, articles on musical genres and forms, music theory, and major composers, the Anthology can be used for several different courses in music history and theory.
There are, of course, many anthologies of Judaism in different formats.
Keepers of the code; English-Canadian literary anthologies and the representation of nation.
While the acuity of this argument relies in part on intermedia] comparison, Braddock's work on Modernist anthologies deserves its own spotlight.
In recent years publishers are beginning to pay more attention to English-language anthologies of Jewish Polish literature as the publications of such anthologies are increasing in number.
Most obviously, it is the first comprehensive classroom anthology finally to do away with the artificial play cycle, in which individual episodes from the York, Towneley, N-Town, and Chester plays are spliced together to create the illusion of a lost ur-text: a practice that was standard in such anthologies at least since Adams's Chief Pre-Shakespearean Dramas (1924).
However, anthologies play more significant roles than simply constituting a "Hall of Fame" of literary achievement.
Pieces are selected with an eye toward replacing print anthologies traditionally used for music survey courses.
The two Anthologies of Social Studies: Issues and Strategies, for Elementary and Secondary Teachers by Case and Clark (2008) are resources on methods and strategies for teaching Social Studies.