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Title:
European proverbs : in 55 languages : with equivalents in Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Chinese and Japanese
Author:
Paczolay, Gyula.
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Publication Information:
Hobart, Tasmania : De Proverbio, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
527 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
General Note:
"First published 1997 by Veszpreḿi Nyomda Rt., Veszprém, Hungary"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781875943449
Format :
Book

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The publication of European Proverbs must be considered a major event in paremiographical research, and the book most certainly belongs in every research library of the world and on the shelf of any scholar interested in the comparative study of proverbs. It is a standard reference work on the very day of its appeareance, and it will serve generations of scholars and students as the work on the most common proverbs known throughout Europe. The Hungarian scholar Gyula Paczolay and his classical European Proverbs are a major milestone in the historical development of paremiography, while at the same time setting new scholarly standards for future paremiographical work. ... After years of work by Gyula Paczolay it is now possible to see at one glance that ?