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The Resource The birthday book, Censorinus ; translated by Holt N. Parker

The birthday book, Censorinus ; translated by Holt N. Parker

Label
The birthday book
Title
The birthday book
Statement of responsibility
Censorinus ; translated by Holt N. Parker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Nearly 2,000 years ago, the Roman scholar Censorinus bestowed upon his best friend a charming birthday present: The Birthday Book, which appears here in its long-awaited first English translation. Laying out everything he knew about birthdays, the book starts simply, but by the conclusion of this brief yet brilliant gem, Censorinus has sketched a glorious vision of a universe ruled by harmony and order, where the microcosm of the child in the womb corresponds to the macrocosm of the planets. Alternately serious and playful, Censorinus touches on music, history, astronomy, astrology, and every
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Censorinus
Dewey number
878/.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PA6277.C4
LC item number
D413 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Parker, Holt N
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chronology, Historical
  • Calendar
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • Calendar
  • Chronology, Historical
  • Rome (Empire)
  • De die natali liber (Censorinus)
  • Verjaardagen
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Greek & Latin Languages & Literatures
Label
The birthday book, Censorinus ; translated by Holt N. Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 69-102)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Happy birthday -- How to honor the genius of the birthday -- What is the spirit of the birthday? -- Seed and conception -- Pregnancy -- The fetus -- Growth in the womb -- The origins of astrology -- The teachings of the pythagoreans -- Harmony and music -- Harmony in the womb -- Harmony in the mind and body -- Harmony in the universe -- Crisis years and the length of life -- The praise of caerellius -- Time and eternity -- Ages and centuries. the Roman secular games -- The great year -- The year -- The calendar -- The history of the world -- Months -- Days -- Hours
Control code
309325054
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 102 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226099774
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309325054
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The birthday book, Censorinus ; translated by Holt N. Parker
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 69-102)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Happy birthday -- How to honor the genius of the birthday -- What is the spirit of the birthday? -- Seed and conception -- Pregnancy -- The fetus -- Growth in the womb -- The origins of astrology -- The teachings of the pythagoreans -- Harmony and music -- Harmony in the womb -- Harmony in the mind and body -- Harmony in the universe -- Crisis years and the length of life -- The praise of caerellius -- Time and eternity -- Ages and centuries. the Roman secular games -- The great year -- The year -- The calendar -- The history of the world -- Months -- Days -- Hours
Control code
309325054
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 102 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226099774
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309325054
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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