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In the 1516 novel Utopia by Thomas More, the island called Utopia once had the name " Abraxa ", which scholars have suggested is a related use.
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1516 and novel
More sketched out his best known and most controversial work, Utopia ( completed and published in 1516 ), a novel in Latin.
But by far the largest Greek contribution to English vocabulary is the huge number of scientific, medical, and technical neologisms that have been coined by compounding Greek roots and affixes to produce novel words which never existed in the Greek language: utopia ( 1516, οὐ ' not ' + τόπος ' place '), zoology ( 1669, ζώον + λογία ), hydrodynamics ( 1738, ύδωρ + δυναμικός ), photography ( 1834, φώς + γραφικός ), oocyte ( 1895, ωόν + κύτος ), helicobacter ( 1989, έλιξ + βακτήριον ).
1516 and Utopia
More coined the word " utopia " – a name he gave to the ideal and imaginary island nation, the political system of which he described in Utopia, published in 1516.
The word was coined in Greek by Sir Thomas More for his 1516 book Utopia, describing a fictional island in the Atlantic Ocean.
The title of Sir Thomas More's 1516 fictional work Utopia is a double entendre because of the pun between two Greek-derived words that would have identical pronunciation: with his spelling, it means " no place " ( as echoed later in Samuel Butler's later Erewhon ); spelled as the rare word Eutopia, it is pronounced the same by English-speaking readers, but has the meaning " good place ".
However, Henry himself appears to have been much more influenced by the opinions on monasticism of the humanists Desiderius Erasmus and Thomas More, especially as found in Erasmus's work In Praise of Folly ( 1511 ) and More's Utopia ( 1516 ).
Parallels can be drawn from Thomas More's 1516 book Utopia, in which More describes an island with only one entrance and only one exit.
Sir Thomas More ( 1478 – 1535 ), Catholic Lord Chancellor of King Henry VIII and author, described a world of almost complete religious toleration in Utopia ( 1516 ), in which the Utopians " can hold various religious beliefs without persecution from the authorities.
Perhaps the first utopian socialist was Thomas More ( 1478-1535 ), who wrote about an imaginary socialist society in his satire Utopia, which was published in 1516.
The term Utopia was invented by Thomas More as the title of his Latin book De Optimo Reipublicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia ( circa 1516 ), known more commonly as Utopia.
In fact, satires and philosophical works like Thomas More's Utopia ( 1516 ), Rabelais's Gargantua and Pantagruel ( 1532 – 64 ), and even Erasmus's In Praise of Folly ( 1511 ) had established long fictions subservient to a philosophical purpose.
The book was dedicated to Prince Charles, who later became Habsburg Emperor Charles V. It was written by Desiderius Erasmus in 1516, the same year as Thomas More finished his Utopia and only three years after Machiavelli had written his antithetical advice book for princes Il Principe.
* Utopia, a name for an ideal community or society, taken from the title of a book written in 1516 by Sir Thomas More.
1516 and by
This use of the title is said to have originated in the right conceded to the king of France, by the concordat between Pope Leo X and Francis I ( 1516 ), to appoint abbés commendataires to most of the abbeys in France.
Subsequently, the Druze chiefs of the Gharb placed their considerable military experience at the disposal of the Mamluk rulers of Egypt ( 1250 – 1516 ); first, to assist them in putting an end to what remained of Crusader rule in coastal Syria, and later to help them safeguard the Syrian coast against Crusader retaliation by sea.
With the advent of the Ottoman Turks and the conquest of Syria by Sultan Selim I in 1516, the Ma ' ans were acknowledged by the new rulers as the feudal lords of southern Lebanon.
His hurried effort was published by his friend Johann Froben of Basel in 1516 and thence became the first published Greek New Testament, the Novum Instrumentum omne, diligenter ab Erasmo Rot.
This is a precision type ball, characterized by 1516 tiny dimples that reduce air resistance, as well as friction on the floor.
The idea of a canal across southern Sweden was first put forward as early as 1516, by Hans Brask, the bishop of Linköping.
The Mamluk province of Bilad a-Sham ( Syria ) was conquered by Turkish Sultan Selim II in 1516 – 17, becoming a part of the province of Ottoman Syria for the next four centuries, first as the Damascus Eyalet and later as the Syria Vilayet ( following the Tanzimat reorganization of 1864 ).
Salim I, moved by the eloquence of the Lebanese ruler Amir Fakhr ad Din I ( 1516 – 44 ), decided to grant the Lebanese amirs a semiautonomous status.
Partly based on the works by the Italian surgeon and anatomist Matteo Realdo Colombo ( c. 1516 – 1559 ), the anatomist William Harvey ( 1578 – 1657 ) described the circulatory system.
The area was explored in more detail in 1516 by Diego de Miruelo and in 1519 by Alonso Álvarez de Pineda.
Although the first European trade expeditions to China took place in 1513 and 1516 by Jorge Álvares and Rafael Perestrello, respectively, Andrade's mission is the first official diplomatic mission of a European power to China commissioned by a ruler of Europe ( Manuel I of Portugal ).
This is followed up by Rafael Perestrello, a cousin of Christopher Columbus, who commands an expedition from Portuguese Malacca in 1516 to land on the shores of mainland southern China, in order to trade with Chinese merchants at Guangzhou.
He commissioned a series of three monumental woodblock prints – The Triumphal Arch ( 1512 – 18, 192 woodcut panels, 295 cm wide and 357 cm high – approximately 9 ' 8 " by 11 ' 8½ "), and a Triumphal Procession ( 1516 – 18, 137 woodcut panels, 54 m long ) which is led by a Large Triumphal Carriage ( 1522, 8 woodcut panels, 1½ ' high and 8 ' long ), created by artists including Albrecht Dürer, Albrecht Altdorfer and Hans Burgkmair.
1516 and Thomas
In 1516, New Hall was sold by Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire and 1st Earl of Ormond to Henry VIII of England for £ 1, 000 ..
Henry VIII created the Royal Mail in 1516, appointing Brian Tuke as " Master of the Postes ", while Elizabeth I appointed Thomas Randolph as " Chief Postmaster ".
In 1516, Cabot and Sir Thomas Pert, then Vice Admiral of England, sailed in two ships to explore the coasts of Brazil and the West Indies for Henry VIII.
statv, deque noua insula Vtopia, libellus uere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festiuus ) is a work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More published in 1516.
When she married Louis XII of France, he accompanied her to Paris, but by 1516 he had moved to Louvain ; Sir Thomas More wrote to Erasmus to recommend him to study law and classics there.