Origin of onomasticon
Examples from the Web for onomasticon
"Drill" is used in the same sense in Charleton's "Onomasticon Zoicon," 1668.Lectures and Essays|T.H. Huxley
Onomasticon urbium & locorum sacræ scripturæ, in voce Βηζαϑά.Medica Sacra|Richard Mead
A great number of references to authors who have treated of Galileo is given by Sach in his Onomasticon.The Life of Galileo Galilei, with Illustrations of the Advancement of Experimental Philosophy|John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune
Eusebius in his Onomasticon uses it as a central point from which the distances of other towns are measured.
Cicero had a high opinion of his intellectual powers, and considered him a great orator (see Orelli, Onomasticon Tullianum).