exemplum

What is exemplum?

exemplum meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A story or anecdote told to illustrate a moral point, especially in the context of a sermon given by a medieval preacher. An exemplum differs from a parable in having the moral stated at the beginning, rather than the end. It is also presumed to be based on actual events. Plural: exempla.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO

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