Definition of Pseudepigraphy

1. n. The ascription of false names of authors to works.



Definition of Pseudepigraphy

1. Noun. The ascription of false names of authors to works. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pseudepigraphy

1. [n -PHIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudepigraphy

psephology
pseud
pseud-
pseudaesthesia
pseudanthia
pseudanthium
pseudarthrosis
pseudembryos
pseudepigraph
pseudepigrapha
pseudepigraphies
pseudepigraphon
pseudepigraphous
pseudepigraphs
pseudepigraphy (current term)
pseudery
pseudish
pseudo
pseudo-
pseudo-Riemannian manifold
pseudo-Riemannian manifolds
pseudo-anglicism
pseudo-city code
pseudo-edge
pseudo-haiku
pseudo-linguistics
pseudo-medicine
pseudo-scholarship
pseudo-science

Literary usage of Pseudepigraphy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Current Discussions in Theology by Chicago Theological Seminary (1885)
"pseudepigraphy. Is it admissible—the theory of spurious authorship in a sacred writing? ... pseudepigraphy."

2. Jewish Literature from the Eighth to the Eighteenth Century: With an by Moritz Steinschneider (1857)
"Titles and quotations from writings which cannot be found have often only a negative value, on account of the frequent pseudepigraphy ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"RH Charles, The Apocrypha and pseudepigraphy of the Old Test. ф Mahan, The Archko Volume, Caesar's Court. ..."

4. Transcendentalism in New England: A History by Octavius Brooks Frothingham (1880)
"... the spurious books attributed to famous Jews and Christians; pseudepigraphy of the Old Testament, and the Apocrypha of the New ; with the strange ..."

5. Life and Correspondence of Theodore Parker: Minister of the Twenty-eighth by John Weiss (1864)
"... Jews or Christians, pseudepigraphy of the Old Testament, and the Apocrypha of the New, with the strange fantasies of the Neoplatonists and Gnostics. ..."

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