Sentence Examples with the word Compendia

The medical literature of this period is extremely voluminous, but essentially second-hand, consisting mainly of commentaries on Hippocrates, Galen, Avicenna and others, or of compilations and compendia still less original than commentaries.

The second volume contains minor works which are the barest compendia of facts taken from well-known sources.

P. Migne, Patrologia Graeca, c.; edition of the compendia and life by C. de Boor (1880, Teubner series); see also F.

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There is a large number of small treatises and compendia of Florentine history of the guide-book description.