catholicon


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katholikon

1. The central nave of a church.
2. The church of a monastery.
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The oldest book in the library is Catholicon by Joannes Balbus, printed in Germany in 1469.
Satyre Menippee de la Vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne et de la tenue des Estats de Paris, ed.
13) John of Genoa (Joannes Balbus), Catholicon (Venice, 1497), p.
The new breeze-block walls of the Catholicon still stand, the ugliest sign of lingering aggressive partisanship.
Especialmente conocidas son las burlas contenidas en la Satyre Menippee, de la vertu du catholicon d'Espagne et de la tenue des Etats de Paris.
En su primera parte, el libelo consiste en un dialogo de muertos, inspirado en La Satyre Menippee de la vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne et de la tenue desEstats de Paris, obra colectiva redactada entre 1593 y 1594 por un grupo de burgueses parisinos a los que el impresor reunio bajo el nombre de Agnoste, pseudonimo con el que a su vez, y a manera de guino, firma Francisco de Quevedo su satira sobre Richelieu.
Satyre Menippee, or Catholicon Espagnol, was the name given to a pamphlet written in Paris at the time of the Estates-General, convened in 1593 by the "Holy League," which, after the assassination of the last of the Valois kings in 1589, was intent upon selecting a Catholic successor to the throne.