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Synonyms for avaritia

reprehensible acquisitiveness

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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.
1, where they appear alongside petulantia, libido, and avaritia (insolence, lust, and greed), all aspects of his intrinsic wickedness and by no means merely signs of his uneasy adolescence; note, too, luxuria immoderatissima at Suet.
El sentido conmemorativo que informo la transformacion de Corsignano, habria que buscarlo o estaria en sintonia con la concepcion de la avaricia de Poggio Bracciolini (De avaritia, escrita entre 1428 y 1429), no como esteril posesion sino como fecunda acumulacion de bienes, tal como puede colegirse del parrafo siguiente:
Commencing with the eight temptations (or logismoi) identified by Evagrius of Pontus (the Latin equivalents are gula, luxuria, avaritia, tristitia, ira, acedia, vana Gloria, and superbia), Tambling considers the codification undertaken by Gregory the Great who reduced the eight temptations to seven cardinal sins (or 'tendencies' as they are called on p.
The theme I am exploring is intertwined with Dante's political thinking in such a way that it is impossible to consider his lamentations over the flight of Iustitia from the world without summoning up the cause thereof, avaritia, and without recalling the association of both with the myth of the Golden Age.
In the woodcut made from Bruegel's illustration of Avaritia (Figure 1), greed is represented by a poisonous frog that sits in front of a beautiful woman serenely counting gold coins.
In addition, Andersen argues, it should be seen as a kind of Furstenspiegel, warning the young Danish king Christian IV (1577-1648, acceded 1588) to avoid Siegfried's luxuria, Kremild's avaritia, and Hogen's superbia and to emulate Hvenhild in her liberality and piety.
i quali beati senza legge, senza lettere, senza savii, non apprezzavano ne oro, ne gioe, non conoscevano ne avaritia, ne ambitione .
Aus kirchlicher Sicht wurde das Thema "Geld" stark als Wamung vor sundenhaftem Verhalten eingesetzt, namlich der avaritia bzw.
360-435), another monk, soon Latinized these thoughts as eight vitia, or faults; in ascending order of seriousness they were: gula (gluttony), luxuria (lust), avaritia (avarice), tristitia (sadness), ira (anger), acedia (spiritual lethargy), vana gloria (vanity), and superbia (pride).
On the contrary, the sin of greed for possessions, or avaritia, is deeply rooted in anthropological structures through a long history and occupies a central position among the list of vices in a series of theological and literary texts, from biblical times to the early Middle Ages and beyond.
Good governance is represented by personified virtues: sapientia, iustitia, and this in both forms: commutativa and distributiva, concordia, fides, spes, caritas, pax, fortitudo, prudentia, magnanimitas, temperantia, and likewise personified vices for bad governance: tyrannia, avaritia, superbia, vana gloria, crudelitas, proditio, fraus, furor, divisio.
Following the example of Petrarch's letters and treatises, Poggio Bracciolini's De avaritia (On avarice) (1429) and Lorenzo Valla's De voluptate (On pleasure) (1431) adopt new paradigms for ethical reflection within the traditional genre of the Ciceronian dialogue.
In the sixth line, Aldus saw the Lyonese as conspiring against him (`in me conspiratum est'), goaded by the ever-present Avaritia.
25) The possibility of winning large amounts of money engendered avaritia.