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PROLEGOMENON (Gr. for " that which is...

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 434 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PROLEGOMENON (Gr. for " that which is said beforehand," 7rpoMyew, to speak, say before), a preface or introduction to a book, especially a preliminary introductory essay to a learned work, or a treatise which serves as a general survey or introduction to the study of some subject or as a special survey of the subject. The word is more often used in the plural.
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