Cyclopaedia, aŭ Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences

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Cyclopaedia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (du volumenoj) estis enciklopedio publikita de Ephraim Chambers en Londono en 1728, kaj represita en nombraj eldonoj en la 18a jarcento. La Cyclopaedia estis unu el unuaj ĝeneralaj enciklopedioj produktitaj en angla lingvo.

La subtitotlo de 1728 havigas resumon de la celoj de la aŭtoro:

Cyclopaedia, or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Containing the Definitions of the Terms, and Accounts of the Things Signify'd Thereby, in the Several Arts, both Liberal and Mechanical, and the Several Sciences, Human and Divine: the Figures, Kinds, Properties, Productions, Preparations, and Uses, of Things Natural and Artificial; the Rise, Progress, and State of Things Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, and Commercial: with the Several Systems, Sects, Opinions, etc; among Philosophers, Divines, Mathematicians, Physicians, Antiquaries, Criticks, etc.: The Whole Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning.

Bibliografio[redakti | redakti fonton]

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