Adagia

Collection of Latin proverbs and allusions published by the Dutch humanist Erasmus in 1500. The texts and his commentaries were meant to encourage the use of a correct and elegant Latin style. The...
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Adagia

(from the article `Erasmus, Desiderius`) ...printing house of Aldus Manutius, where Byzantine émigrés enriched the intellectual life of a numerous scholarly company. For the Aldine press ...
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Adagia

Adagia (singular adagium) is the title of an annotated collection of Greek and Latin proverbs, compiled during the Renaissance by Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus. Erasmus` collection of proverbs is `one of the most monumental ... ever assembled` (Speroni, 1964, p. 1). The first edition, titled Collectanea Adagiorum, was published ......
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