"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."
'But Cortes had been to Salamanca University and Las Casas--who didn't like him--says that he was a good Latinist
. I don't think Valdivia had much in the way of education, except in swordplay and riding.
The 16th and 17th centuries witnessed a true "cleansing" operation in Castilian, starting with proposals by the Latinist
grammarian Antonio Nebrija.
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).
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?" Novelist Sebastian Faulks, objecting to a new bus route passing through Notting Hill "It is shocking that despite the best efforts of many professions, they seem to have become more, not less, socially exclusive" Former Labour Cabinet minister Alan Milburn
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.
(8) He was also fortunate in having as his tutor Nicholas Garbet, a master of theology and an excellent Latinist
, who gave him a love of reading and study as well as a second language.