The Carmen de Providentia Dei Attributed to Prosper of Aquitaine

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Catholic University of America Press, 1964 - 462 pages
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Page 68 - Amphitrite. utque erat et tellus illic et pontus et aer, sic erat instabilis tellus, innabilis unda, lucis egens aer: nulli sua forma manebat, obstabatque aliis aliud, quia corpore in uno frigida pugnabant calidis, umentia siccis, mollia cum duris, sine pondere habentia pondus.
Page 66 - Sanctius his animal mentisque capacius altae deerat adhuc et quod dominari in cetera posset: natus homo est, sive hunc divino semine fecit ille opifex rerum, mundi melioris origo, sive recens tellus seductaque nuper ab alto aethere cognati retinebat semina caeli; quam satus lapeto mixtam pluvialibus undis finxit in effigiem moderantum cuncta deorum, pronaque cum spectent animalia cetera terram, os homini sublime dedit caelumque videre iussit et erectos ad sidera tollere vultus.
Page 338 - Latinum nomen est; salvare et salvator non fuerunt haec Latina, antequam veniret Salvator: quando ad Latinos venit, et haec Latina fecit.
Page 32 - Omnis ergo, qui confitebitur me coram hominibus, confitebor et ego eum coram patre meo, qui in caelis est.
Page 256 - causas, qui rerum hominumque labores arbitrio credis stare regique Dei, quo scelere admisso, pariter periere tot urbes? 25 tot loca, tot populi, quid meruere mali? si totus Gallos sese effudisset in agros oceanus, vastis plus superesset aquis...
Page 339 - Therefore because the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself in like manner hath been partaker of the same : that, through death, he might destroy him who had the empire of death, that is to say, the devil : 15 And might deliver them, who through the fear of death were all their lifetime subject to servitude.
Page 323 - Abel quoque obtulit de primogenitis gregis sui, et de adipibus eorum: et respexit Dominus ad Abel, et ad munera eius.
Page 68 - Ante mare et terras et, quod tegit omnia, caelum unus erat toto naturae vultus in orbe, quem dixere Chaos, rudis indigestaque moles nec quicquam nisi pondus iners congestaque eodem non bene iunctarum discordia semina rerum.
Page 108 - An example of a figure of language is anaphora, that is, the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive clauses".
Page 49 - Achilli, 30 arcebat longe Latio, multosque per annos errabant acti fatis maria omnia circum. tantae molis erat Romanam condere gentem. Vix e conspectu Siculae telluris in altum...

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