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a preface, preamble, or brief introduction, as to a book or other work.
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(45) "Nam cognitio causarum alicuius generis, est finis ad quem consideratio scientiae pertingit" (Aquino, Tomas de, Sententia libri Metaphysicae [=In duodecim libros Metaphysicorum Aristotelis expositio], Proemium).
(21.) TOMAS DE AQUINO, In diwdecim libros Metaphysicorum Aristotelis expositio (Marietti, Torino-Roma, 1950), "Proemium", 1.
(33.) Gregory, Super cantica canticorum expositio, proemium, 3 (PL 79: 473).
The dedicatory epistle is the normative place for asserting the author's poetic proposition, as it functions, rhetorically, as the proemium in oratory.
Altera haec posterior, et novior a Britanno quodam traducta, cuius etiam proemium legimus, in quo et Fratrem se Ordinis Praedicatorum scribit, et rogatu confratrum de his transferendis laborem suscepisse.
(32) Tal es el caso de Edward Simmons ("The Thomistic Doctrine of the Three Degrees...", 44), Lorenzo Vicente Burgoa ("De modis abstractionis iuxta Sanctum Thomam", Divus Thomas 67 (1964):279), Suzanne Mansion ("L' intelligibilite metaphysique d'apres le 'Proemium' du Commentaire de Saint Thomas a la 'Metaphysique' d'Aristote", Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica 70 (1978): 49-62), y Rafael Pascual (La division de las ciencias especulativas en Santo Tomas de Aquino, Excerpta ex dissertatione ad Doctorandum in Facultate Philosophiae, (Roma: Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana, 2003), 124 y 175-176)
Literary programmatic material naturally appears in the poem's proemium (1-8):
(32.) 'Sed posset poni quod talia [intentio animae seu conceptus] non sunt verae qualitates mentis, nec sunt entia realia exsistentia subiective in anima, sed tantum sunt quaedam cognita ab anima, ita quod esse eorum non est aliud quam ipsa cognosci...' Proemium Expositio inLibrum Perihermeneias I; OPh 2: 359.8-11.
Quintilian distinguishes five main partes orationis: proemium or introduction, statement of facts, proof, refutation, and peroration (3.8).
Gareth Williams's construal of the proemium to On the Shortness of Life, based on his own 2003 text (Cambridge), is no more accurate than that of Basore's (Loeb, 1932).
Nonetheless, his Latin corresponds to Aquinas's Latin Commentary on Aristotle's Metaphysics Book I: "Sicut enim, ut in libro praedicto Philosophus dicit, homines intellectu vigentes, naturaliter aliorum rectores et Domini sunt: homines vero qui sunt robusti corpore, intellectu vero deficientes, sunt naturaliter servi" (Proemium).