Friday, July 15, 2016
Word of the Day
tractate \TRAK-teyt\, noun:
A treatise; essay.
Divide up all the tractates and commit yourselves to learn them during the coming year.
-- Yair Weinstock, "Holiday Tales for the Soul"
Jean-Pierre Mahé has rightly insisted that we should explore possible explanations other than mere haphazard collection, not only for the presence of the Hermetic tractates within Codex VI…
-- Michael Allen Williams, Rethinking "Gnosticism"
Tractate comes from the Medieval Latin word tractātus meaning "a handling, treatment."
From Dictionary.com Word of the Day
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