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  • First, Hugh introduces the arca as being contained within oneself: "Children, knowledge [sapientia] is a treasury [thesaurus] and your heart is its strongbox [archa]."

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Now that science in particular from which proceed the true and evident conclusions of what is right and wrong, and what is good and hurtful to the being and well-being of mankind, the Latins call sapientia, and we by the general name of wisdom.

    The Elements of Law Natural and Politic

  • Note 91: Cicero's description of wisdom as sapientia (from sapere, to taste) represents a deep association between taste and judgment. back

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Nescis, mi fili, quantula sapientia gubernatur mundus?

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  • De antiquissima Italorum sapientia ex linguae originibus eruenda librir tres (1710); On the M.st Ancient Wisdom of the Italians Unearthed from the Origins of the Latin Language, including The Disputation with "The Giornale de™ Letterati D'Italia" [1711], translated by L.M. Palmer.

    Giambattista Vico

  • Two years later his projected but uncompleted statement on metaphysics appeared, De antiquissima Italorum sapientia ex linguae originibus eruenda librir tres (On the Most Ancient Wisdom of the Italians Unearthed from the Origins of the Latin Language).

    Giambattista Vico

  • How I am to love Him and serve others may have very little to do with human scientiae and sapientia.

    Working for the weekend

  • How I am to love Him and serve others may have very little to do with human scientiae and sapientia.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • How I am to love Him and serve others may have very little to do with human scientiae and sapientia.

    Archive 2008-08-31

  • [2090] Philosophastri licentiantur in artibus, artem qui non habent, [2091] Eosque sapientes esse jubent, qui nulla praediti sunt sapientia, et nihil ad gradum praeterquam velle adferunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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