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prolusion

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a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part
  • in her prolusion she sketches the religious, cultural and political milieu in which gnosticism developed

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The first known use of prolusion was in 1601

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“Prolusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prolusion. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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