book of knowledge

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of knowledge - an elementary encyclopedia dealing with general knowledge
cyclopaedia, cyclopedia, encyclopaedia, encyclopedia - a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
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The quarter [treating] the acts of worship contains ten books: the Book of Knowledge; the Fundamentals of Belief; the Secrets of Purification; the Secrets of Prayer; the Secrets of Almsgiving; the Secrets of Fasting; the Secrets of Making Pilgrimage; the Etiquette of Reciting the Qur'an; the Book of Invocations and Supplications; and the Book of Ordering the Supererogatory Devotions According to the [Proper] Times.
The book suggests that Hakluyt helped create the modern vision of a book of knowledge, where various first-hand reports are shaped by a single editor to create a particular order, meaning, and vision of a subject for general readers.
Nelly the elephant reads in her Big Book of Knowledge that 'mice can be grey, have big ears and skinny tails', and announces that she is a mouse.
"It's kind of a mash-up of fairy tales," Ross says of the script by Swiss writer C.F Ramuz, which tells of a soldier making a deal with the devil, trading his fiddle for a book of knowledge. Assorted tricks and intrigues ensue, but just when the soldier thinks he's outsmarted Old Scratch, Ross says, "The devil comes back, like at the end of a De Palma film."
Al-Jazari is best known for writing the "Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices" where he described tens of mechanical devices along with instructions on how to construct them.
They spend their days racing huskies across the wintry tundra, rolling in the snow and recording key events in The Book Of Knowledge.
The Terrible Tudors won the Best Book of Knowledge of All Time award at the 2002 Blue Peter Awards.
It is a book of knowledge that no one shall want to read.
But primarily, we have to build our own book of knowledge that we keep in our heads, and this takes time.
Featuring two new, dynamic home pages with age-appropriate content, "Kids," for grades 3 to 5, and "Passport," for grade 5 to adult, the fresh design includes easier navigation for younger students and age-appropriate current events from The New Book of Knowledge O "NewScoops." "Passport" provides a more sophisticated learning environment with in-depth current events from worldwide news sources and wire services such as the Associated Press, in addition to debate topics from Grolier's acclaimed Pro/Con print series.
How on earth does one counter the terminal paternalism articulated in The Eskimo Book of Knowledge, published by the Hudson's Bay Company in 1931, and The Book of Wisdom for Eskimo, published by Canada's Department of Mines and Resources in 1947?