enchiridion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n enchiridion a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Enchiridion Handbook; a manual of devotions.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n enchiridion A book to be carried in the hand; a manual; a handbook.
    • n enchiridion Specifically— A Roman Catholic service-book containing the Little Office of the Virgin.
    • n enchiridion An ecclesiastical manual of the Greek Church.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Enchiridion en-ki-rid′i-on a book to be carried in the hand for reference: a manual.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., from Gr. ; in + hand
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. encheiridionen, in, and cheir, the hand.

Usage

In literature:

The last reflection of the Stoic philosophy that I have observed is in Simplicius' Commentary on the Enchiridion of Epictetus.
"Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus" by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Cornuti speaks of it in his 'Enchiridion.
"Vegetable Teratology" by Maxwell T. Masters
In 1533 the "Enchiridion" was translated by Will Tindal and printed by Wykyns de Worde.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VIII (of X) - Continental Europe II." by Various
Consisting of his Discourses, in Four Books, the Enchiridion, and Fragments.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 99, January, 1866" by Various
Consisting of his Discourses, in four books, the Enchiridion, and Fragments.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 1 of 3)" by Various
A Book called in Latin ENCHIRIDION MILITIS CHRISTIANI, and in English the Manual of the Christian Knight.
"A Catalogue of Books Published by Methuen and Company, February, 1908" by Methuen and Company
Epicteti Enchiridion 2 Vol's.
"Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774." by Philip Vickers Fithian
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