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nobilitate

(nəʊˈbɪlɪˌteɪt)
adj
characterized by nobleness, distinguished
vb (tr)
to make someone a nobleto exalt or dignify someone or something
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Ne ricordiamo un episodio alquanto celebre, il De vera nobilitate di Bonaccorso di Montemagno, scritta nella prima meta del Quattrocento.
[...] Or, to put it in the precise vocabulary the Renaissance writers liked to use, the question is about the qualities that go to make a truly noble citizen, a citizen of vera nobilitas whose conduct is worthy of honor, esteem and praise." (28) The nobility debate (ranging in form from the letter to the dialogue to the oration) developed into a topos in the following century, leading to numerous treatises in Ciceronian Latin--the best known being Poggio Bracciolini's De nobilitate (1440)--as well as to books that attempted to educate the new nobility, arguably culminating in Castiglione's 1528 Il Cortegiano.
O muse, o alto ingegno, or m'aiutate; o mente che scrivesti cio ch'io vidi, qui si parra la tua nobilitate. Io cominciai: "Poeta che mi guidi, guarda la mia virtu s'ell'e possente, prima ch'a l'alto passo tu mi fidi.
Claudia Quinta genus Clauso referebat ab alto, nec facies impar nobilitate fuit: casta quidem, sed non et credita: rumor iniquus laeserat, et falsi criminis acta rea est; cultus et ornatis varie prodisse capillis obfuit, ad rigidos promptaque lingua sense.
La consideracion de las series como literatura resulta cuestionable academicamente y se vincula con una corriente de desprestigio de la palabra literaria por parte de lectores que experimentan cierto aburrimiento sine nobilitate, o que no se molestan en leer y cubren su cuota de prestigio cultural con Mad Men".
(25) Much of this argument comes from Henricus Cornelius Agrippa's Declamation on the Nobility and Preeminence of the Female Sex (De nobilitate et praecellentia foeminei sexus, 1529), one of the most influential treatises of the Querelle tradition, but the careful logic with which Tarabotti tells her version of the Creation story and the obvious criticism of all men implied in the description of the first of their kind is a good demonstration of Tarabotti's rhetorical skills.
Poggio Bracciolini in his De nobilitate (1440) had indeed recommended the emulation of Roman practices in setting up images of wise men as exemplars.
En el capitulo veintitres de su obra De nobilitate legum et medicinae, escrita hacia 1399, Salutati senala incluso que la memoria, mas que la prudencia, es la que gobierna la accion, siendo la voluntad el motor de las demas facultades de la mente (ZIRPOLO 2005, p.