Letters

  • (noun): The literary culture.
    Example: "This book shows American letters at its best"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on letters, letter:

Vehicle Registration Plates Of Indonesia - Registration Plate Design - Design Convention
... plate in Indonesia follows the following format LL NNNN LL where "L" are letters of the Latin alphabet, and "N" and numbers from "0" to "9" (note that the first number is never a "0") ... The first single or double letters denote the area of registration ... This is then followed by one or two letters although they may be optional ...
Epistle - Ancient Greece and Rome
... The letters of Cicero are one of the most important sources on the history of the late Roman Republic and preserve features of colloquial Latin not always in evidence in his speeches and ... The letters of Pliny the Younger likewise are studied as both examples of Latin prose with self-conscious literary qualities and sources for historical ... collections of verse epistles, composed in elegiac couplets the Heroides, letters written in the person of legendary women to their absent lovers and ...
Rosa Luxemburg - Life - Germany
... The recently published Letters of Rosa Luxemburg shed important light on Rosa Luxemburg’s life in Germany ... Globe and Mail “The three decades covered by the 230 letters in this collection provide the context for her major contributions as a political activist, feminist and writer ... Gammel also notes that for Rosa, “the revolution was a way of life,” and yet that the letters also challenge the stereotype of “Red Rosa” as a stupid fighter ...
Spelling
... Spelling is the writing of one or more words with letters and diacritics ... standard spelling or the process of naming the letters ... attempt to transcribe the sounds of the language into alphabetic letters, but phonetic spellings are exceptions in many languages for various reasons ...
Zita (Hittite Prince)
... of Suppiluliuma I, (Šuppiluliumaš of the letters), in the 382–letter correspondence called the Amarna letters ... The letters were mostly sent to the pharaoh of Egypt from 1350-1335 BC, but other internal letters, vassal-state letters, and epics, also word texts ... Zita's letter to the Egyptian pharaoh is addressed to someone at the Egyptian court ...

More definitions of "letters":

  • (noun): Scholarly attainment.
    Example: "He is a man of letters"

Famous quotes containing the word letters:

    ...he sent letters to all the royal provinces, to every province in its own script and to every people in its own language, declaring that every man should be master in his own house.
    Bible: Hebrew, Esther 1:22.

    King Ahasuerus, after his Queen Vashti refused to come at the king’s command.

    After the planet becomes theirs, many millions of years will have to pass before a beetle particularly loved by God, at the end of its calculations will find written on a sheet of paper in letters of fire that energy is equal to the mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light. The new kings of the world will live tranquilly for a long time, confining themselves to devouring each other and being parasites among each other on a cottage industry scale.
    Primo Levi (1919–1987)

    Since ... six weeks ago, there has been no day in which I have not had letters and visits on the subject of my nomination for the Presidency.... I say very little. I have in no instance encouraged any one to work to that end.... I have said the whole talk about me is on the score of availability. Let availability do the work then.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)