from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of six parts; hexamerous: as, a hexameral arrangement of the septa.


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  • Medieval hexameral literature is extensive and by no means sufficiently studied, though an obvious means of tracing the history of cosmological, physical, and anthropolog - ical ideas.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Thus Pico restores the theme of the dignity of man to the hexameral tradition but renews this exegetical tradition with new Cabalistic, Hermetic, Averroist, and Neo -

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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