answersLogoWhite

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2012-01-19 18:56:25

This does not appear to be recognised as a system but rather as an informal convention, and does not have an agreed name.

However, the word "trilogy" is derived from the Greek "trilogia", simply meaning 'three stories' ("ology" or "logos", translating as 'written work').

It is used in reference to works of three distinct parts. Higher numbers of distinct-but-related works may be named by combining the Greek number with "-logy". The proper labelling convention for a work of four distinct parts, therefore, is actually "tetralogy" ("tetra" means four) rather than "quadrilogy". The word 'quad' is Latin, not Greek.

Higher numbers are easily constructed:

5 = pentalogy

6 = hexalogy

7 = heptalogy

8 = octalogy

9 = ennealogy

10 = decalogy

11 = hendecalogy / undecalogy

12 = dodecalogy

13 = triskaidecalogy / tridecology

14 = tetrakaidecalogy / tetradecology

15 = pendedecalogy

16 = hexdecalogy

17 = heptdecalogy

18 = octdecalogy

19 = enneadecalogy

20 = icosalogy

...and so on. Of course, it would seem impractical to use this convention for such high numbers when a work of many parts would be more simply and easily referred to as a "series". However, being informal, there's no particular reason not to be utterly absurd:

100 = hecatology

1000 = chilialogy

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

Which of these is not one of George Romero's zombie movies?

Twilight of the DeadThis is the title for the 3rd movie in his 'Dead' Trilogy. However he didn't use the name after all. It was replaced with the name Land of the Dead. The other 2 movies in the trilogy were titled Dawn of the Dead, and Day of the Dead. There has since been a 4th movie added to make it a Quadrilogy and it's titled Diary of the Dead.


How do you call a set of four books?

Quadrilogy is the name for set of four works of art (books).


Is universal dividing head another name for indexing head?

Yes. Another name for the Universal Dividing Head is the Universal Indexing Head.


Identifies the recruitment techniques used by trilogy?

Trilogy is the name of the company used in the example in the question in the book. It is not a specific list of techniques created by 'Trilogy'.


What is the name of the movie where the guy searches every dorm of one girl?

sexatopia the trilogy sexatopia the trilogy


Can an indexer modify the name filed by highlighting the existing name and typing a new name?

That depends on what type of indexing you are doing, what software you are using, and who you are working for. In some indexing programs, you definitely can write over the existing name and record what you see, and your indexing results get saved separately for someone to resolve. In other systems you cannot overwrite, but you can only approve or deny, or write something different in a separate exception field.


What is the name of the bad guy in the omen trilogy?

Damien


What is the name of a set of three connected stories?

A trilogy


What is the name of book 2 of the Trilogy?

Catching Fire


What is the name of the director of the lord Rings trilogy?

The director's name is Peter Jackson .


What is the first in a trilogy called?

The first book in a trilogy is just referred to as being the first book or "book one". There is no special name.


What is the name of the director of the the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

Peter Jackson


What movie is the name Galadriel from?

The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy, i.e. The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. Based on the trilogy of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien.


What is Jack's dad's name in the heir trilogy?

Jack's dad's name is Thomas Swift.


What is the population of Gandalf?

Gandalf is the name of a character from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It is not the name of a community.


What is Madge's last name in the trilogy 'The Hunger Games'?

Madge's last name is 'Undersee'.


What is the name of Liraels closest companion in Old kingdom Trilogy?

Fredrick


What was the name of the first movie in John Carpenters Apocalypse Trilogy?

The Thing


In the Darkest Powers trilogy what is Derek's last name?

Derek Souza


In the Darkest Powers trilogy what is Chloe's last name?

Chloe Saunders


What is the name of the character in the Matrix trilogy played by Carrie Anne?

Trinity


What is the name of the third book in the Hunger Games Trilogy?

The third book in the Hunger Games Trilogy is Mockingjay, which will be released on August 24 of 2010. The author is Suzanne Collins.


What is the name of the director of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy?

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson.


Name the author of the famous trilogy 'The Lord of the Rings'?

J.R.R Tolkien


What was the name of the assassin Matt Damon played in a trilogy of films?

Jason Bourne.