nugae

nugae

(ˈnjuːdʒɪ)
pl n
a number of unimportant matters or japes

nugae

- Trifles or trivia.
See also related terms for trivia.

nugae

trifles or trivia, especially light verses or sayings.
See also: Humor
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In displaying a manner of writing to which, a century and a half earlier, Juan Boscan had applied the adverb "descuidadamente" in his seminal letter to the Duchess of Soma (169), Sor Juana's speaker presents "Estos versos" as nugae or trifles, following an old commonplace in classical and early modern poetry.
(51) Finally, there is Cicero's reference to this matter as nugae (hui, quam diu de nugisl), a word that Catullus had thoroughly imbued with amorous overtones.
(77) John of Salisbury, Policraticus, 5.2, Webb, 2.282; Nederman, "A Duty to Kill," 370; Aysegul Keskin Colak, Nugae Curialium Reconsidered: John of Salisbury's Court Criticism in the Context of his Political Theory (M.
La advertencia es interesante, pero desatiende el hecho de que el vocablo "nugae", que en latin (clasico) significa "trivilidades" o "nimiedades", no corresponde exactamente a la palabra "inanite" en frances, la que se aproxima al significado de "nada" o "nulo".
Horacio na Satira 2.6.50-60, falando acerca da sua amizade com Mecenas, nos apresenta como ele mesmo era util ao general, seu amigo, respondendo-lhe as nugae propostas por ele, durante suas viagens.
But these are most erroneous paradoxes, ineptae et fabulosae nugae, rejected by our divines and Christian churches.
She niftily suggests that if the pseudo-Homeric Batrachomachia ("The Battle of Frogs and Men") is the speaker of the epigram, Homer, as a poet of nugae, becomes Martial's predecessor, which thereby raises the generic status of the epigram (p.
Parler ainsi de nugae theatri (P, PSE, 1081) (des plaisanteries de thEatre), ce n'est pas seulement qualifier les nugae comme le ferait festiuae ou mEme caninae, c'est supposer qu'il existe une typologie conventionnelle des nugae et que theatrum permet de distinguer un type reconnu [...].
Le note di Costa non sono mai nugae divagatone ma contributi di microstoria che acquistano il loro pieno senso e valore se rapportate ai temi maggiori che le occasionano.
Los elegiacos, no Tibulo, acostumbraban llamar a sus poesias nugae o bagatelas y lusus o juegos, eran admirados por un grupo de entendidos, de su grupo de amistados pertenecientes al mismo circulo de clase alta, no eran aprobados por los politicos u hombres de negocios.
(15) See Keulen 2007, 23 on 'Milesiae', '(aniles) fabulae', and 'nugae' as mock selfdepreciatory programmatic terms by which Antonine authors refer to their own literary works in terms of recreational, playful intellectual activity; see also Graverini-Keulen 2009.
Basta ricordare qualche titolo, a partire addirittura dal Contra clericos aulicos di Pier Damiani o dal Policraticus sive nugae curialium el vestigia philosophorum di John of Salisbury o dalle Nugae curialium di Walter Map, per risalire al De vita curiali ali Alain Chartier, al De curialium miseriis di Enea Silvio Piccolomini (Pio II), trattati abbastanza noti in cui la corte viene presentata come l'antitesi dell'eremo dove si vive quella "vita solitaria" ritenuta ideale per il saggio.