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  • n. A publication that indexes and compares a number of works in some field.


Coined as the name of an Encyclopaedia Britannica publication compiled by Mortimer Adler, A Syntopicon: An Index to The Great Ideas (1952). (Wiktionary)


  • I think this question should be changed to reflect new digital storage about "one iPod playlist" for the desert islance? or one "The Great Ideas" collection burned onto a flash drive, with searchable syntopicon?

    Book Meme 2


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