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a specialist in the Latin language

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Having proved a good Latinist, logician and philosopher, he succeeded the masters named above [Fray Arnaud de Bassac, Fray Bernardino de Sahagun, Fray Andres de Olmos] as Lecturer in Grammar at the College for some years, and after that he was elected Governor of Mexico, and he governed the Indians of this city for more than thirty five years, to the acclaim of the viceroys and the edification of the Spaniards.
No," responded the Vatican Latinist, "it's always the same thought, but we do have a latitude of freedom as Latinists because we want to put it in language that is properly Latin, so not simply just a slavish translation from English or Italian or whatever language the tweet happens to originally be in.
Among other outrageous clerics covered in this exhaustive researched book was the theatrical Father Reginald Foster, a learned but outspoken Latinist who declared Benedict's exhortation on the Eucharist as too verbose.
Rev Reginald Foster, once the Vatican's senior Latinist, told Reuters before the 2005 conclave that the then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was the only senior prelate who fully understood jokes he told the gathering in Latin or who could respond in conversation.
Although Peterson concedes, first in the introduction and again in the concluding chapter, that not everyone will agree; that the following scenario is impossible to prove; and that the work may be derivative, he argues that the attribution is, in fact, plausible: "Galileo, eager to publish a certain philosophical view of mathematics but not eager to be attacked (or counterattacked) for it, organizes and writes out, in Italian, most of the Oratio, which Aggiunti, an accomplished Latinist, then translates into Latin" (274).
Yet, what can the Latinist "divine" mean/be after being transported/translated into the context of French/Venetian popular tune, or even non-linguist expressions like "tra la la" in an English poem?
As one of many examples, Daniell points out that, in the following passage from Tyndale's Matthew 26, only disciples is Latinist English: "Then went Jesus with them unto a place which is called Gethsemane, and said unto the disciples, sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder.
The 16th and 17th centuries witnessed a true "cleansing" operation in Castilian, starting with proposals by the Latinist grammarian Antonio Nebrija.
Carrington (1125-26) confirma la amplia popularidad de Erasmo: "Although Erasmus was a devoted Latinist, the extent of his influence in Spain was a consequence of the dramatic rise in importance of vernacular literature that is a hallmark of this period.
Most of Tremellius' intellectual companions--men like the Augustinian prior of San Frediano in Lucca, theologian Peter Martyr Vermigli (see the 2009 Brill Companion), a disciple of converso reformer Juan de Valdes, preacher Girolamo Zanchi, and Latinist Paolo Lacizi, with whom Tremellius fled Italy for Bucer's Strasbourg in 1542, when Paul III resuscitated the Roman Inquisition--were after all Catholic priests and monks (as Luther and Bucer of course had been before them, while Tremellius' exact contemporary Calvin too had first been destined for the Roman priesthood).
A Latinist with an esteem for liturgical rectitude, he was also considerably fond of sports.
At a loss as to what to do with them, since I am not a Latinist, I took the Latin textbook from one of the class members and proceeded to have an impromptu round robin oral test of about ten verbs and their conjugations.
But what have we done to the old Latinist that he should turn our little conservation area into an 18-hours-a-day skid-pan-cum-test-track for roaring, empty single-deckers?
A Latinist rather than an English literature or drama specialist, she felt that 'the unique quality of the enterprise lay in the fact that REED required an editorial policy that addressed the consistent presentation of texts in Latin, English, and Anglo-Norman over a considerable range of time' (p.