catholicon


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something believed to cure all human disorders

Synonyms for catholicon

hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases

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(13) John of Genoa (Joannes Balbus), Catholicon (Venice, 1497), p.
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.
1212), and John of Genoa's Catholicon (a simplified version of Uguccione's dictionary, dated 1286), all of which earn references in the second draft of the Leys d'Amors as, respectively, the 'Derivayre', the 'Grecisme', and, in the second redaction, the 'Catholicon' (Anglade, i, 137; Gatien-Arnoult, III, 264).
All of it strives to include the graceful therapeutic panacea that baseball is, to player and fan alike, oh the diamond's elixir, the catholicon of it all!
For the more obscure "dwarf" definition, confer the Catholicon Anglicum: "A Crepyll: hic tantillus [cp.
El significado establecido en el Catholicon por Johannes Balbus resulta, sin embargo, mucho mas sugestivo para el analisis del "Curioso." Para este, la auctoritas no solo era una sentencia digna de ser imitada o implementada, sino tambien de ser creida.
Here belong Richard Rolle, The Pricke oj Conscience, The York Plays, Catholicon Anglicum, Barbour's Bruce and essentially also Towneley Plays (1 NIM : 209 YAK).
In Brittany, of course, the tradition of Breton literature would continue to have a long history, perhaps assisted by the publication of Jean Lagadeuc's Catholicon, the first Breton-French lexicon, printed by Jehan Calvez at Treguier in 1499.
Mylonas, "Le plan initial du catholicon de la Grande-Lavra au Mont-Athos et la genese du type du catholicon athonite," Cahiers archeologiques 32 (1984): 89-112.