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 (sĕn-tĕn′shə, -shē-ə)
n. pl. sen·ten·ti·ae (-shē-ē′)
An adage or aphorism.

[Latin; see sentence.]


an opinion, idea, thought, or aphorism, whether written or spoken; a maxim or proverb
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Using Aristotle's Metaphysics, Aquinas's Sententia super Metaphysica and Aristotle's Ethics as starting points, Kempshall explains Dante's conception of peace in Monarchia as a forerunner of Dante's projection of "a new world order" in the Commedia.
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1-5 <<Auitus episcopus, scientia secularium litterarum doctissimus, edidit quinque libros heroico metro compositos, quorum primus est de origine mundi, secundus de originali peccato, tertius de sententia Dei, quartus de diluuio mundi, quintus de transitu maris Rubri>>: Carmina de spiritalis historiae gestis (CPL 995);
Sententia est vel opinio vel perceptio, opinio a ratione, perceptio a sensu (A6.
The sententia goes awry: the Gallic rooster dies and the anthropomorphized revolution suffers a stroke; concrete entities such as fat peasants and boilers are mixed with idealistic notions such as "revolution" and "Gallic rooster.
22) Reading this phrase in the translation of William of Moerbeke, Aquinas, who commented on it in his Sententia libri Ethicorum, would undoubtedly have noticed how in the remainder of the sentence Aristotle linked the theme of friendship as a binding force within the polis to the related theme of concord:
The primacy of Cicero's sententia has previous y been acknowledged.