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Sententia

 

(1) A moralizing maxim. The following are examples of senientiae:“One should neither speak nor act in moments of anger” (Pythagoras); “Justice is the achievement of the chosen few, but truthfulness is the duty of every decent man” (V. O. Kliuchevskii). A variant of the sententia is the laconic expression called a gnome. German and French literature often use the term sententia to denote any apothegm, gnome, or pointed memorable saying.

(2) In juridical literature, an obsolete term formerly used to denote a judicial decision or sentence.

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Los Dialogi, de los libros VII y XX de las Etymologiae, y probablemente tambien del De ortu et obitu Patrum (CPL 1191)--una de las obras consideradas tradicionalmente entre las mas antiguas de Isidoro--(43); las Homiliae in Euangelia, del libro VII de las Etymologiae (44) y las Sententiae (45), y quizas tambien de las de las Allegoriae quaedam S.
Aspectos como la extension inmotivada del plazo fijado en la respectiva sentencia para la suspension de la declaracion de inconstitucionalidad, la escasa argumentacion sobre la necesidad de utilizar el mecanismo de la vacatio sententiae, el silencio respecto de su incidencia en los procesos judiciales en tramite y la actual renuencia del Tribunal a establecer un periodo preciso para la suspension de su declaracion (38) son algunos de los puntos que merecen un replanteamiento.
29) If Bacon's Essayes can be thought of as having a ductus pathway, or pathways, through which a reader is made to move in meditative reflection on a series of ornamental 'places' or 'stages', then the apparently jumbled accumulatio of quotations, examples, Bible verses, sententiae, and so on, will begin to make much more sense as components of a ductus.
314) y aprovecha la alusion a las "sentencias y dichos de filosofos" ("dicta sententiasque philosophorum") para insistir en el contenido ejemplar de Celestina: "dicta et sententiae hic [en Celestina] tales sunt qualium observatio beate et innocenter, laudabiliter etiam, vivere faciat, contemptus illaudatam vitam turpi fine claudat.
Una controversia completa de Seneca presenta una clara organizacion en tres partes, de manera que tras un primer apartado en el que se contienen las sententiae, se halla la diuisio, dedicada a estructurar los argumentos del caso planteado, y, en ultimo lugar, los colores, o recursos varios de acercamiento al mismo.
Critics of Speke Parrot have tended to view Skelton's rejection of humanist eloquentia as mere intellectual backwardness, but Griffiths argues that for the poet, the linguistic conservatism of the humanists' privileging of sententiae and imitatio over grammatical rules is thought to have deleterious social effects, creating "a lack of analytical skill that leads to political acquiescence" (96).
Die Romeinse geskiedskrywer, Publius Cornelius Tacitus, wat ongeveer 55 jaar na Christus gebore is, was bekend vir die wysheidspreuke of sententiae wat hy op verskeie plekke in sy vertellings ingesluit het.
12) After noting the prominent role of sententiae in students' first efforts at construing Latin, Donker observes that, even in later forms, "[s]chool composition was essentially an exercise in the expansion of a sententious statement, which is to say that the sententiae were at the heart of invention in school rhetoric.
The Anglo-Saxon interest here is clear enough, although largely in the form of commonplace sententiae hardly out of place in any medieval work.
37: "Nulla est igitur excusatio peccati, si amici causa peccaveris"; and Publilius Syrus, Sententiae, sent.
Sententialiter has a specific technical meaning in the context of mnemonics, one that links the mnemonic value of the colon divisions marked off in a written text with the advice to remember `by the sententiae.