A compilation of writings by various ancient and Byzantine authors done at the behest of Constantine VII (q.v.). Since many of these works exist only in these excerpts, this compilation is particularly valuable. For example, it preserves the account ofPriskos's (q.v.) embassy to the court of Attila (q.v.).

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  • excerpta — EXCERPTÁ, excerptez, vb. I. tranz. A extrage un anumit material dintr un text, dintr o lucrare etc. în vederea studierii lui, a întocmirii unei lucrări ştiinţifice etc. – Din excerpte. Trimis de bogdang, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  EXCERPTÁ vb. a …   Dicționar Român

  • excerpta — /eks tʃɛrpta/ s.m. pl. [lat. excerpta, neutro pl. del part. pass. di excerpĕre trarre fuori ], lett. [porzioni di un opera o delle varie opere di un autore, pubblicate a parte] ▶◀ brani, estratti, parti, passaggi, passi, (fam.) pezzi, stralci …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • excerpta — (Del lat. excerpta, pl. n. de excerptus, elegido, entresacado). f. Colección, recopilación, extracto …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • excerpta — o excerta sustantivo femenino extracto, colección, recopilación …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • excerpta — (Voz latina.) ► sustantivo femenino LITERATURA Cada uno de los fragmentos de una o varias obras de un autor publicadas separadamente. TAMBIÉN excerta * * * excerpta (del lat. «excerpta», pl. neutro de «excerptus», elegido) f. *Colección o resumen …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • excerpta — ex·cèrp·ta s.m.pl., lat. TS lett. insieme di brani scelti di un autore o di un opera {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1889. ETIMO: lat. excerpta propr. cose scelte , p.pass. nt. pl. di excerpĕre prendere, trarre fuori …   Dizionario italiano

  • excerpta — ekˈs], ikˈs] sometimes egˈz] or igˈz] noun plural Etymology: Latin, plural of excerptum : brief bits of writing; often : clippings or résumés * * * /ik serrp teuh/, n.pl. short selections or pieces of writing, esp. summary statements or parts of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • EXCERPTA VALESIANA — EXCERPTA VALESIANA, historical work, written c. 550 and treating the reigns of Odoacer and Theodoric (474–526). It notes a conflict between Jews and Christians, probably over baptism, at Ravenna, after which the Christians burned the synagogues.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Excerpta Latina Barbari — Die Excerpta Latina Barbari (= lateinischer Textauszug eines Barbaren) oder Excerpta Barbari sind eine lateinische Übersetzung eines früheren Geschichtswerks. Das Werk beginnt mit Adam und endet 387 n. Chr. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Aufbau der Schrift …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • excerpta — /ik serrp teuh/, n.pl. short selections or pieces of writing, esp. summary statements or parts of a longer work. [1630 40; < L, n. use of neut. pl. ptp. of excerpere. See EXCERPT] * * * …   Universalium

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