isagoge

isagoge

[ahy-suh-goh-jee, ahy-suh-goh-jee]
noun
1.
an introduction, especially a scholarly introduction to a field of study or research.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin īsagōga < Greek eisagōgḗ, equivalent to eiság(ein) to introduce (eis- into + ágein to lead) + -ōgē verbid noun suffix

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isagoge (ˈaɪsəˌɡəʊdʒɪ, ˌaɪsəˈɡəʊ-)
 
n
an academic introduction to a specialized subject field or area of research
 
[C17: from Latin, from Greek eisagōgē, from eisagein to introduce, from eis- into + agein to lead]

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