proemium


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proem, proemium

a preface, preamble, or brief introduction, as to a book or other work.
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42) In other words, the law follows Ciceronian arrangement starting with a proemium in which the rhetor announces the pending legislation and takes a stance.
8; also, for a general discussion that owes much to Bartolus, see the Venetian jurist Roberto Maranta, Aurea Praxis (Lyons, 1584), pars 1, proemium, n.
Taylor devotes 58 pages to the geographical and societal details covered by the proemium, while Cornford dismisses the entire introduction with a single paragraph.
66) Emmanuel Falque, "The Phenomenological Act of Perscrutatio in the Proemium of St.
Bonaventure's commentary on H Sentences, proemium, which can be found with English translation on the Franciscan website: www.
First, (a) a proemium or exordium will prepare the audience to give the speech a careful and sympathetic hearing (4.
He begins the doctoral oration with a stirring proemium assessing the reasons for the greatness of Athens ("not, in my judgment, because the Athenians were illustrious and distinguished in waging war.
O'Neill (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991), Proemium, 4.
4) In Commentarium Platonis Proemium, Opera, II, p.
The Proemium to Thomas's commentary on the fourth Gospel provides an indirect response to these two challenges by connecting the theoretical and discursive work of metaphysics with the wisdom offered by the Gospel writer in the context of contemplation.
43) See, for instance Romanos the Melodist's Hymns on the Presentation, Proemium I (174), Hymns 1 (176), 7 (182), 15 (192).
Taking his cue from Jean Bodin's proemium to his Methodus ad facilem historiarum cognitionem,(50) Poissenot defends his stories as historical narratives which have a greater moral effect than laws or the precepts of philosophers.