Origin of collectanea
Examples from the Web for collectanea
Leland, in his "Collectanea," asserts that painters constantly represented Judas the traitor with a red head.
The notice of this great fire is very brief, and, with the heading of the extracts, runs thus: Collectanea ex Chronico de Dunmowe.Chronicles of London Bridge|Richard Thompson
The original not being available, I have used the copy in the "Collectanea" before mentioned.Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk|Thomas Browne
They are, he thinks, a better example of this genre of books than Latinius's collectanea.A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies|Archer Taylor
He is recorded by Leland under both these names, in his Collectanea, scil.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume I (of 3)|Thomas Percy