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  • A 'war veteran' (from Latin vetus, meaning "old") [1] is a person who has or is working in the armed forces Current News - Top Stories

  • While our role today is, in great measure, to preserve our heritage, if this renewal is going to go anyhwere, it must also be to expand it forward in time through the creativity of new work -- vetus ars nova, "old art in new ways."

    New Illustration: The St. Bernard Triptych, Part IV and Last

  • In hac mensa novi Regis,Novum Pascha novæ legis,Phase vetus términat.

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  • He is immediately charged with atheism — “Homo doctus, sed vetus atheus.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • [5685] Nunc primum Dorida vetus amator contempsi, as he said, Doris is but a dowdy to this.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Si quis incola vetus, non agnosceret, si quis peregrinus ingemisceret.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • For the edition of Mustio (or Muscio), see Valentine Rose, Sorani Gynaeciorum vetus translatio latina (Leipzig, 1882), cited here as Must.; for Caelius, see Caelius Aurelianus, Gynaecia: Fragments of a Latin Version of Soranus '"Gynaecia" from a Thirteenth-Century Manuscript, ed.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • These translations were made and copied because there was a public whose interest in Aristotle had been formed by the schools of the twelfth century, in which some works of Aristotle that had been translated earlier (the logica vetus, the "old logic") were already objects of close study.

    Medieval Political Philosophy

  • Aromatic and hot herbs, as dracunculus, nasturtium vetus, etc., although not warm to the hand (either whole or in powder), yet to the tongue and palate, being a little masticated, they feel hot and burning.

    The New Organon

  • The old logic (logica vetus) consisted almost exclusively of the works of Boethius.

    John of Salisbury


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