Spongiae

Spon´gi`ae

    (spǒn´jĭ`ē)
n. pl.1.(Zool.) The grand division of the animal kingdom which includes the sponges; - called also Spongida, Spongiaria, Spongiozoa, and Porifera.
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Tras estas alusiones de pasada, la alianza parece datar de finales de esa decada, concretamente de cuando Quevedo decidio apoyar a Lope en su disputa contra los <<aristotelicos>> de la Spongia, contribuyendo a la Expostulatio Spongiae (1618) que produjeron los partidarios del Fenix para responder al libelo anti-Lope (15).
Spissis pertusionibus46 (41a) plenum ossum et in modum spongiae effectum, asperum et sanguinolentum, quod est inter testam quae supra est, et inter capacitatem (47), quae infra est.
TUBAU, XAVIER--"El Appendix ad expostulationem spongiae de Alfonso Sanchez.
They are found together with as yet undetermined fossils with a circular section 2-3 cm in diametre, with an outer 5 mm thick ring, which could also be spongiae.
38) The same argument, based on the systematic philological comparison between theory and practice in antiquity, is found in Ricardo de Turia, Norte de la poesia espanola (1616) as well as in the Expostulatio Spongiae (1618), a defense of Lope.