Notes for Users
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Alphabetical Order

The lemmas are ordered alphabetically, with ä, å, ø, and ü treated as a, o, and u. Ae, æ, oe, œ and ue on the other hand are placed after ad, od or ud, according to pronunciation, and ß is to be found under ss.

Biblical names are given in the form customary in English usage. Persons who died before 1500 are generally listed under the (first) name by which they are known; later persons are generally given by their surname (family name…

Cite this page
David E. Orton, “Notes for Users”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 March 2017
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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