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  • Centuries passed before two new, significant cookbooks emerged: Maestro Martino's 1465 treatise of Renaissance cookery, Libro de arte coquinaria (The Art of Cooking), which marked the transition between Medieval and Renaissance cuisine; and Platina's 1474 De honesta voluptate et valetudine (On Right Pleasure and Good Health), which disseminated Roman ideas about dining throughout Western Europe and included nutritional facts.

    Maite Gomez-Rejon: Cooking Art History: Leonardo da Vinci

  • Indeed his De honesta voluptate et valetudine—Respectable Pleasure and Good Health—was the first cookbook ever reproduced using the revolutionary new technology of print.


  • En fin, como al presidente nadie puede llevarle la contraria, digamos que se estaban tomando un tinto, de la forma más honesta, sincera, transparente, justa, noble, cristiana y legal que un gobierno como el nuestro puede hacerlo.

    Conflict Continues Between Uribe and Supreme Court

  • Et si aliquis monachus ex aliqua causa honesta de dicto ferculo comedere noluerit vel refici non poterit non minus attamen sibi de dicto ferculo ministretur et ad portam pro pauperibus deportetur.

    The Monastery

  • In some cases again, if they be much dejected, and brought low in body, and now ready to despair through anguish, grief, and too sensible a feeling of their misery, a cup of wine and full diet is not amiss, and as Valescus adviseth, cum alia honesta venerem saepe exercendo, which Langius lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Rhasis, terms it, Judicium plerumque perversum, corrupti, cum judicant honesta inhonesta, et amicitiam habent pro inimicitia: they count honesty dishonesty, friends as enemies, they will abuse their best friends, and dare not offend their enemies.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It is simply the means to the acquisition of further means to the acquisition of further means.12 One of the most distinguishing intellectual and moral characteristics of capitalistic man is his reduction of everything to the status of a useful good (bonum utile), and his blindness concerning the reality of things which can be classified as "intrinsic goods" (bona honesta).

    Catholicism, Protestantism, and Capitalism: Part I

  • In illa ad orientem honesta, et placida habetur Ecclesia: (nescio an aliquam eiusdem quantitatis viderim placentiorem,) extrinsecus habens turres saltaturas, pinnacula, et propugnacula nobili artificio fabricata, et intrinsecus 44. de marmore decoro columnas.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • —Platina, De honesta voluptate et valetudine, 1475

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • —Platina, De honesta voluptate et valetudine, 1475

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen


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