A catalogue (from Greek katálogos, “list,” “register”) is a register of the contents of a collection of objects available for personal inspection, arranged according to various organizing principles and usually published in book form. Besides living creatures and objects of all kinds, catalogues are particularly devoted to the print media. The Hellenistic scholar and librarian Callimachus of Cyrene …
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Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy.
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