Origin of treatise
Examples from the Web for treatise
We do have the writings of Sextus Julius Frontinus—but what he wrote was a treatise on aqueducts.So-Called ‘Biblical Scholar’ Says Jesus A Made-Up Myth|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Locke mentioned it in his Second Treatise on Government; Milton dreamed of it in Paradise Lost.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another time, before he wrote his treatise on Atheism, he scolded me for believing in God.
In his Second Treatise of Government, Locke helped lay the conceptual groundwork for the American rebellion.
To the study of Edward Said, her father, whose book Orientalism remains the treatise for Western misconceptions about the East.
So early as in 1609 the great Grotius had published his treatise of Mare Liberum in favour of the freedom of the seas.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
We have but to give here a short résumé of his Treatise on this subject.Elements of Morals|Paul Janet
In 1739 he published the first part of his "Treatise on Human Nature."
It is so connected with all parts of my treatise that I could not detach it without rendering the remainder wholly defective.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Luther received the treatise of his antagonist with disgust and contempt.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation|Johan Huizinga
British Dictionary definitions for treatise
Word Origin for treatise
Word Origin and History for treatise
c.1300, from Anglo-French tretiz (mid-13c.), contracted from Old French traiteiz, from Gallo-Romance *tractaticius, from Latin tractare "to deal with" (see treat).