Instaurator


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In´stau`ra`tor


n.1.One who renews or restores to a former condition.
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Michele's Espresso and Instaurator from Australia along with Caffe Artigiano from Canada held off a group of mainly U.S.-based roasters to finally claim victory in the over six hour-long auction.
There has been an explicit mention of Julius Caesar, and we also have drawn out the analogy of Jesus Christ from the notion of Kilpatrick's death as representing the creation of an idol and the instaurator of a complete system of faith.
Trinkaus gives most attention to Lorenzo Valla, and in a particularly penetrating essay (6) he identifies Valla as the "Instaurator of the Theory of Humanism." Meticulous analysis of the Respastinatio dialectice et philosophie demonstrates how Valla appropriated theoretical tools from Quintilian to help him build an intellectual system of humanism that could "be asserted as a counter-weight to scholastic reliance on Aristotelian metaphysics and dialectic" (6.92).