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  • (The Education of a Christian Woman, 1524), in which he set out pedagogical principles for the instruction of women; the extremely popular Introductio ad sapientiam (Introduction to Wisdom, 1524), a short handbook of ethics, blending Stoicism and Christianity; and De subventione pauperum (On Assistance to the Poor, 1526), a program for the organization of public relief, which he dedicated to the magistrates of Bruges.

    Juan Luis Vives [Joannes Ludovicus Vives]

  • Ter mille drachmis olim empta; studens inde sapientiam adipiscetur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Lipsius saith of himself, that he was [786] humani generis quidem paedagogus voce et stylo, a grand signior, a master, a tutor of us all, and for thirteen years he brags how he sowed wisdom in the Low Countries, as Ammonius the philosopher sometimes did in Alexandria, [787] cum humanitate literas et sapientiam cum prudentia: antistes sapientiae, he shall be Sapientum Octavus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Eòque Regina Saba venit à finibus, hoc est, à longinquis terræ partibus audire sapientiam Salomonis.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Erat civitas parva, et pauci in ea viri: venit contra eam rex magnus, et vallavit eam, instruxitque munitones per gyrum, et perfecta est obsidio; inventusque est in ea vir pauper et sapiens, et liberavit eam per sapientiam suam; et nullus deinceps recordatus est huminis illius pauperis.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Sed age Lector, subsiste paulisper, mec鵰que grauitatem et sapientiam tantorum virorum expende: Ne tantum Islandi� Elogium intactum pr鎡ereamus.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • E騫ue Regina Saba venit � finibus, hoc est, � longinquis terr� partibus audire sapientiam Salomonis.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Sed age Lector, subsiste paulisper, mecùmque grauitatem et sapientiam tantorum virorum expende: Ne tantum Islandiæ Elogium intactum prætereamus.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • * Alii, virtus, copia eorum, quia eis declarat Deus (sicutrex copiis suis,) potentiam et sapientiam: [920] 1

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • * Manifestissime patet in impiorum animis nullam habitare virtutem; sed omnia opera eorum immunda esse atque polluta, habentium sapientiam non spiritualem sed animalem, non coelestem sed terrenam.

    Pneumatologia

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