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THE

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA

DICTIONARY

OF

ARTS, SCIENCES, AND GENERAL LITERATURE

Hinth Edition-Popular Reprint

VOLUME V.

NEW YORK
HENRY G. ALLEN AND COMPANY

PUBLISHERS

183.

TARVARD COLLEGE GERARY

Encyclopædia Britannica.–VOL. V.

PRINCIPAL CONTENTS.

CANON. S. DAVIDSON, D.D.. Author of " Introduction to the Old and New Testament."

CANON LAW. WM. FREDERICK HUSTER, LL.B., Advocate.

CANOVA. W. M. ROSSETTI, Author of “ Fine Art, Chiefly Contemporary."

CANTICLES. Prof. ROBERTSON SMITH.

CANTON R. K. Douglas, Professor of Chinese, King's College, London.

CAPE COLONY. KEITH JOINSTON, F.R.G.S.

CAPILLARY ACTION. Prof. CLERK MAXWELL, D.C.L., F.R.S., University of Carnbridge.

CARAVAN. W. GIFFORD PALGRAVF, Author of “ Eastern Questions," etc.

CARBON. H. E. ARMSTRONG, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, London Institution.

CARDS. HENRY JONEY. (* Cavendish.")

CARNIVAL. THOMAS ADOLPHT: TROLLOTE.

CARPET. A. WHYTOCK and JAJES Patos.

CARTESIANISM. EDWARD CAIRD, Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Glasgow.

CARTHAGE. Oscar BEOWNING, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.

CARTHUSIANS. T. A. TROLLOPE.

CARVING. J. H. POLLEN, South Kensington Museum, London.

CASAUBON. Rev. Mark PATTIGON, Lincoln College, Oxford.

CASPIAN SEA. Dr W. B. CARPENTER, C. B.

CASTE. W. C. SMITH, LL.B., Advocate

CASU ISTRY. T. M'Kixxox Wood.

CATACOMBS. Rev. Canon VENABLES.

CATEGORY. Prof. ROBERT ADAMSON, Owens College, Manchester.

CATHEDRAL. Rev. Canon VENABLES.

CATO. Very Rev. Dean MERIVALE.

CATTLE. JOHN GIBSON, Industrial Museum, Edinburgh.

CATTULLUS. W. Y. Sellar, LL.D., Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh.

CAUCASUS. E. H. BUNBUEY.

CAVALRY. Major F. S. RUSSELL, H. M. 14th Hussars.

CAVE. W. Boyd DAWKINS, F.R.S., Profcssor of Geology, Owens College, Manchester.

CAVOUR. Thos. KIRKUP.

CAWNPUR. W. W. HUNTER, LL.D., Director-General of Statistics to the Government of India.

CELEBES. H. A. WEBSTER.

CELSUS. Jas. DONALDSON, LL.D., Author of " Early Christian Literature and Doctrina"

CELTIC LITERATURE. W. K. SULLIVAN, President of Queen's College, Cork.

CEMETERY. A. H. ATTEKIDCE.

CENSUS. Dr Farr, F.R.S., D.C.L.; and General WALKER, Superintendcut of United States Census, Washington,

CERVANTES. HENRY EDWARD WATTS.

CEYLON. J. F. DICKSON.

CHALJIEPS. W. HANNA, D.D., Author of "Memoir of Chalmers."

CHANNING. W. LINDSAY ALEXANDEP, D.D.

CHATEAUBRIAND. RICHARD GARNETT, British Museum.

CHATHAM. W. BROWNING SMITH.

CHATTERTON. Prof. DANIEL Wilsox, Toronto.

CHAUCER. W. MINTO, Author of " Characteristics of the English Poets."

CHEMISTRY. Prof. ARMSTRONO, R. MELDOLA, and F. H. BUTLER.

CHESS. W. NORWOOD POTTER, Editor of “ City of London Chess Magazine."

CHICAGO. J. B. RUNNION.

CHILI. C. BERTRAM BLACK and FREDERICK WALTERS.

CHINA. R. K. DOUGLAS, Professor of Chinese, King's College, London.

CHOLERA. Dr J. O. AFFLECK, Examiner, College of Physicians, Edinburgh.

CHRISTIANITY. Prof. T. M. LINDSAY, Free Church College, Glasgow.

CHRONICLES. Prof. ROBERTSON SMITH.

CHRONOLOGY. W. L. R. Cates, Joint Author of " Encyclopaedia of Chronology."

CHURCH. J. G. CAZENOVE, D.D.

CHURCH HISTORY. R. WALLACE, D.D., late Professor of Church History, University of Edinburg

CICERO. Very Rev. Dean MERIVALE.

CID. HENRY EDWARD WATTS.

CINCINATTI. E. S. DRONE.

CIRCASSIA. E. H. BUNBURY.

CIRCUMCISION. Rev. T. K. CHEYNE, Balliol College, Oxford.

CLARKE, SAMUEL R. Flint, D.D., Professor of Divinity, University of Edinburgh.

OLEOPATRA. Rev. W. LUCAS COLLINS, M.A., Editor of “ Ancient Classics for English Readers

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