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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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Oct 30, 2019 Benson, Richard Meux, 1824-1915
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Oct 30, 2019 Bennett, W. H. (William Henry), 1855-1920
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Oct 24, 2019 Redpath, Henry A. (Henry Adeney), 1848-1908
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Aug 12, 2019
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Topics: Bible, Cabala
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Topics: Bible, Palestine -- Description and travel, Sinai (Egypt) -- Description and travel
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Jan 29, 2018 Kenyon, Frederic G. (Frederic George), Sir, 1863-1952
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Oct 25, 2017 Alford, Henry, 1810-1871
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Bibliography in each volume
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Topic: Bible
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Oct 25, 2017 Alford, Henry, 1810-1871
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Aug 22, 2017 Dähnhardt, Oskar, 1870-1915; Armhaus, V
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Topics: Bible, Tales, Nature (in religion, folk-lore, etc.)
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May 14, 2017 Landersdorfer, Simon, 1880-
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Topics: Bible, Hebrew language -- Dictionaries, Sumerian language
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Dec 29, 2015 Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943
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Reading the Bible.- St. Paul as a letter writer.- Short stories in the Bible
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Includes index
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Topics: Bible, Jewish legends
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Jun 6, 2015 Wellhausen, Julius, 1844-1918
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Bible, Jews, Islam
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Jun 5, 2015 Wellhausen, Julius, 1844-1918
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Topics: Bible, Jews, Islam
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May 18, 2015 Wilson, Charles William, Sir, 1836-1905; Wright, William, 1837-1897
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Topics: Bible, Bible, Nature in the Bible
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Jan 26, 2015 Kautzsch, E. (Emil), 1841-1910
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Vol. 1. Mose bis Ezechiel.- vol. 2. Hosea bis Chronik
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Topic: Bible
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Jan 22, 2015 Freeman, James M. (James Midwinter), 1827-1900
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Topics: Bible, Bible, Bible
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May 17, 2014
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Imprint supplied from British Museum Catalogue
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Topic: Arabic Bible
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Feb 6, 2014 Nowack, Wilhelm; Baentsch, Bruno; Baethgen, Friedrich, 1849-1905; Behrmann, Georg; Budde, Karl, 1850-1935; Duhm, Bernhard, 1847-1928; Frankenberg, Wilhelm, 1868-; Giesebrecht, Friedrich, 1852-1910; Gunkel, Hermann, 1862-1932; Kittel, Rudolf, 1853-1929; Kraetzschmar, Richard; Nowack, Wilhelm, 1850-1928; Siegfried, Carl, 1830-1903; Steuernagel, Carl, 1869-
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Abt. I. Die historischen Bücher.- Bd. 1. Genesis, übersetzt und erklärt von Hermann Gunkel. Ed. 2, Ed. 3, Ed. 5.- Bd. 2. Exodus-Leviticus-Numeri, von Bruno Baentsch.- Bd. 3. Deuteronomium and Josua und allgemeine Einleitung in den Hexateuch, von Carl Steuernagel. Bd. 3 Teil 1. Das Deuteronomium, von Carl Steuernagel. Ed. 2.- Bd. 4. Richter-Ruth und Bücher Samuelis, von W. Nowack.- Bd. 5. Die Bücher der Könige, von Rudolf Kittel.- Bd. 6 Teil 1. Die Bücher der Chronik, von Rudolf Kittel.-...
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Topic: Bible
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Jul 10, 2013 Tisdall, William St. Clair Towers, 1859-1928
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Topics: Christianity and other religions -- Islam, Koran -- Relation to the Bible
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Jun 25, 2013 Westcott, Brooke Foss, 1825-1901
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Topics: Bible, Geography, Historical -- Arabia, Sabaean inscriptions
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Apr 21, 2013 Ahmad, Sayyid
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Added title in English: The Mohomedan commentary on the Holy Bible
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Topic: Bible
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Mar 12, 2013 Price, Ira Maurice, 1856-1939
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Topics: Bible, Bible, Bible
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Feb 5, 2013 Pember, G. H. (George Hawkins)
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Revised and enlarged edition of "Earth's earliest ages and their lessons for us", published in 1876. cf. Pref
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Topics: Spiritualism, Bible and spiritualism
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Nov 25, 2012 Zahn, Theodor, 1838-1933
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Oct 2, 2012 Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944
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Bibliographical introduction: p. [7]-38
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Topics: Bible, genealogy
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Sep 24, 2012
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Topic: Bible
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Mar 2, 2012 Westcott, Brooke Foss, 1825-1901
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Jul 6, 2011 Coelho de Carvalho, Joaquim josé, 1852-
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Jun 23, 2011
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Jun 23, 2011
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Jun 23, 2011
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May 18, 2011 Torczyner, Harry, 1886-
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Apr 1, 2011 Nowack, Wilhelm; Baentsch, Bruno; Baethgen, Friedrich, 1849-1905; Behrmann, Georg; Budde, Karl, 1850-1935; Duhm, Bernhard, 1847-1928; Frankenberg, Wilhelm, 1868-; Giesebrecht, Friedrich, 1852-1910; Gunkel, Hermann, 1862-1932; Kittel, Rudolf, 1853-1929; Kraetzschmar, Richard; Nowack, Wilhelm, 1850-1928; Siegfried, Carl, 1830-1903; Steuernagel, Carl, 1869-
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Abt. I. Die historischen Bücher.- Bd. 1. Genesis, übersetzt und erklärt von Hermann Gunkel. Ed. 2, Ed. 3, Ed. 5.- Bd. 2. Exodus-Leviticus-Numeri, von Bruno Baentsch.- Bd. 3. Deuteronomium and Josua und allgemeine Einleitung in den Hexateuch, von Carl Steuernagel. Bd. 3 Teil 1. Das Deuteronomium, von Carl Steuernagel. Ed. 2.- Bd. 4. Richter-Ruth und Bücher Samuelis, von W. Nowack.- Bd. 5. Die Bücher der Könige, von Rudolf Kittel.- Bd. 6 Teil 1. Die Bücher der Chronik, von Rudolf Kittel.-...
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Topic: Bible
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Dec 31, 2010 Isserles, Moses ben Israel, ca. 1525-1572; Jaffe, Israel ben Jedidiah, 1813-1888
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Topics: Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem), Worship in the Bible, Sacrifice, genealogy
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Nov 7, 2010 Post, George Edward, 1838-1909
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Oct 24, 2010 Nowack, Wilhelm; Baentsch, Bruno; Baethgen, Friedrich, 1849-1905; Behrmann, Georg; Budde, Karl, 1850-1935; Duhm, Bernhard, 1847-1928; Frankenberg, Wilhelm, 1868-; Giesebrecht, Friedrich, 1852-1910; Gunkel, Hermann, 1862-1932; Kittel, Rudolf, 1853-1929; Kraetzschmar, Richard; Nowack, Wilhelm, 1850-1928; Siegfried, Carl, 1830-1903; Steuernagel, Carl, 1869-
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Abt. I. Die historischen Bücher.- Bd. 1. Genesis, übersetzt und erklärt von Hermann Gunkel. Ed. 2, Ed. 3, Ed. 5.- Bd. 2. Exodus-Leviticus-Numeri, von Bruno Baentsch.- Bd. 3. Deuteronomium and Josua und allgemeine Einleitung in den Hexateuch, von Carl Steuernagel. Bd. 3 Teil 1. Das Deuteronomium, von Carl Steuernagel. Ed. 2.- Bd. 4. Richter-Ruth und Bücher Samuelis, von W. Nowack.- Bd. 5. Die Bücher der Könige, von Rudolf Kittel.- Bd. 6 Teil 1. Die Bücher der Chronik, von Rudolf Kittel.-...
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Topic: Bible
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Oct 24, 2010 Nowack, Wilhelm; Baentsch, Bruno; Baethgen, Friedrich, 1849-1905; Behrmann, Georg; Budde, Karl, 1850-1935; Duhm, Bernhard, 1847-1928; Frankenberg, Wilhelm, 1868-; Giesebrecht, Friedrich, 1852-1910; Gunkel, Hermann, 1862-1932; Kittel, Rudolf, 1853-1929; Kraetzschmar, Richard; Nowack, Wilhelm, 1850-1928; Siegfried, Carl, 1830-1903; Steuernagel, Carl, 1869-
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Abt. I. Die historischen Bücher.- Bd. 1. Genesis, übersetzt und erklärt von Hermann Gunkel. Ed. 2, Ed. 3, Ed. 5.- Bd. 2. Exodus-Leviticus-Numeri, von Bruno Baentsch.- Bd. 3. Deuteronomium and Josua und allgemeine Einleitung in den Hexateuch, von Carl Steuernagel. Bd. 3 Teil 1. Das Deuteronomium, von Carl Steuernagel. Ed. 2.- Bd. 4. Richter-Ruth und Bücher Samuelis, von W. Nowack.- Bd. 5. Die Bücher der Könige, von Rudolf Kittel.- Bd. 6 Teil 1. Die Bücher der Chronik, von Rudolf Kittel.-...
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Topic: Bible
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Oct 23, 2010 Post, George Edward, 1838-1909
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Jul 31, 2010 Resch, Alfred
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Topics: Jesus Christ, Christian literature, Early, Bible
v. 1. Apocrypha.--v. 2. Pseudepigrapha
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Topics: Bible, Apocryphal books (Old Testament)
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Jun 11, 2010 Geikie, John C. (John Cunningham), 1824-1906
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Topics: Bible, Palestine -- Description and travel
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May 7, 2010 Gibson, Margaret Dunlop, 1843-1920
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Topics: Bible, Apocryphal books -- Manuscripts, Christian literature, Arabic -- Egypt Sinai Manuscripts,...
v. 1. Apocrypha.--v. 2. Pseudepigrapha
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Topics: Bible, Apocryphal books (Old Testament)
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Feb 3, 2010 Ginsburg, Christian D. (Christian David), 1831-1914
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Nov 13, 2009 Japheth ben Ali, ha-Levi, 10th cent; Margoliouth, D. S. (David Samuel), 1858-1940
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"List of mss. of the Commentary on Daniel": p. [xi]-xiii
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Topics: Bible, Arabic language -- Texts and translations
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Nov 24, 2008 Driver, S. R. (Samuel Rolles), 1846-1914
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Reprint of 9th ed
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Vol. 1. - Psalms I-LXXI; Vol. 2. - Psalms LXXII-CL
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Topic: Bible
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Topics: Bible and geology, Religion and science
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Vol. 1. Genesis to Deuteronomy.- Vol. 2. Joshua to I Kings.- Vol. 3. II Kings to Job.- Vol. 4. Psalms to Song of Solomon.- Vol. 5. Isiah to Lamentations.- Vol. 6. Ezekiel to Malachi.- Vol. 7. Mathew to Luke.- Vol. 8. John to Acts.- Vol. 9. Romans to Revelation
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Jul 23, 2008 Fuller, John Mee, 1834-1933
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Jul 5, 2008 Robinson, J. Armitage (Joseph Armitage), 1858-1933
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Topics: Ambrosiaster, Palladius, Bishop of Aspuna, d. ca. 430, Euthalius, Athanasian Creed, Egyptian Church...
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Jun 29, 2007 Jeremias, Alfred, 1864-1935; Johns, C. H. W. (Claude Hermann Walter), 1857-1920; Beaumont, C. L., Mrs
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- Lofthouse, W. F. (William Frederick), b. 1871
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Bibliography: p. [247]
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- Buckland, A. R. (Augustus Robert), 1857-1942
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- Hooper, George, Bp
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Topics: Tertullian, ca. 160-ca. 230, Bible, Catholicism, Roman, Money, Sermons, Theology, Valentinians,...
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- Williams, Isaac, 1802-1865
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vol. 7
Topics: Jesus Christ, Bible, Gospels, Holy week, Resurrection
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Bible, Tales, Nature (in religion, folk-lore, etc.)
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- Sandys, George, 1578-1644; Hooper, Richard, 1821-1894
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Topics: Smith, W. Robertson, Bible
Bibliography: p. 22
Topics: Bible, Worship (Judaism), Megalithic monuments
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- Dobschütz, Ernst von, 1870-1934
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