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Re: Cyclop - Encyclopedia What's the connection?

Posted by Bob on June 18, 2001

In Reply to: Cyclop - Encyclopedia What's the connection? posted by Robi Guttman on June 18, 2001

: Cyclop - Encyclopedia What's the connection?

: Thanks,
: Robi

The connection is in the Greek root ky-klos, or cyclos, meaning circle. The encyclopedia attempt to present the whole circle (or compass) of arts and sciences for the education of the young. And our one-eyed friend? The monster cyclops has one (round) eye. Cycl - ops. Other relatives included bicycle, encyclical, cyclotron...