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From Ancient Greek ? (sullog?), from ? (sullég?, "collect").
sylloge (plural sylloges)
- A collection or compendium, especially of coins or antiquarian objects.
- 2001, Patrizia Lendinara, Gregory and Damasus: two Popes and Anglo-Saxon England, Rolf Hendrik Bremmer, Cornelis Dekker, David Frame Johnson (editors), Rome and the North: The Early Reception of Gregory the Great in Germanic Europe, page 149,
- Milred's Sylloge might have included some of the poems of the so-called Alcuiniana (A and B):67 Milred himself might even have taken a copy of his sylloge to Germany, where Alcuin and other Carolingian poets later used it as a model.
- 2014, Evelyn Karet, The Antonio II Badile Album of Drawings: The Origins of Collecting Drawings in Early Modern Northern Italy, page 109,
- Ciriaco's epigraphic collections on paper, known as sylloges, are his most famous contribution.
- A summary or digest of such a collection.
- 1999, Stephen Album, Sylloge of Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean Museum, Volume 10: Arabia and East Africa.
- 2010, Robert Irwin (editor), The New Cambridge History of Islam, Volume 4: Islamic Cultures and Societies to the End of the Eighteenth Century, unnumbered page,
- Another major development is the publication of sylloges. A sylloge presents images and descriptions of all the coins of a certain collection, subject to defined parameters of mint and time, and is usually organised by mint series.
summary or digest of a collection or compendium