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Synonyms for knight

Synonyms for knight

a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse

raise (someone) to knighthood

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Su alcune figure umanistiche della Institutio vitae" Paolo Viti, "Leonardo Bruni e la vita civile," Maria Teresa Ricci, "Vie solitaire et vie civile chez Poggio Bracciolini De avaritia, De vera nobilitate, Contra hypocritas" Laurent Gerbier, "La critique machiavelienne de l'otium," Stephane Toussaint, "Sul mito della mano in Bruno e Ficino," and Cesare Vasoli, "L'esempio della vita speculativa nelle Camaldulenses Disputationes di Cristoforo Landino: Paolo Dal Pozzo Toscanelli." (Craig Kallendorf, Texas A&M University)
Bonnie Mak traces the ever-changing understanding of Buonaccorso da Montemagno's Controversia de nobilitate from its first appearance as a fifteenth-century manuscript to its modern digital versions.
Henry Cornelius Agrippa excessively defended women with his De Nobilitate et Praecellentia foeminei sexus (1532), which was translated rather freely into English in 1542 and converted into heroic couplets with The Glory of Women: or a Looking-Glasse for Ladies (1652).
El miembro del Tribunal Superior de Paris, Andre Tiraqueau, nos ofrece una definicion muy util en su obra escrita en latin "Commentarii de Nobilitate" (1549) y traducida al frances bajo el titulo "Traite de la Noblesse" (1678): "la noblesse est une qualite concedee par le Prince a celui qu'il eleve au dessus d'honnetes roturiers." (1) Mas que la naturaleza, era el Rey quien con su autoridad concedia el titulo a la nobleza de acuerdo con sus virtudes.
The first truly Florentine humanist critique of law and justice--and a temperate and measured one at that--was Coluccio Salutati's (1331-1406) treatise on the parallel themes De nobilitate legum et medicinae (1399).
Decrescente nobilitate, crescunt obscuri: 'as the nobility diminishes, obscure people grow'.
Sine nobilitate is Latin for without nobility, referring to the lower classes, and then to people who aspired to move up ( hence snob.