Anthology (noun)

  1. A collection of literary works, such as poems, short stories, or plays.
  2. A collection of songs, pieces of music, or recordings.
  3. A collection of texts or other works in a particular field.


From greek ἀνθολόγιον (anthologion, "a collection of flowers"), from ἄνθος (ánthos, "flower") + -λόγιον (-logion, "collectio.n")


  1. The professor assigned an anthology of contemporary poetry for the class.
  2. I have an anthology of Bob Dylan's greatest hits.
  3. This anthology contains the best stories of the year.
  4. The anthology of his speeches is a must-read for anyone interested in politics.
  5. This is a great anthology of some of the best science fiction stories of all time.
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