Sunday, December 19, 2010

Bovillus: Proverbia Vulgares

Proverbia Vulgares: libri tres, by Charles de Bovelles (Carolus Bovillus). 1531.

This is an astounding book of popular proverbs in French and Latin, with accompanying commentary in Latin by the great French Renaissanc scholar, Charles Bovelles. You can read an article about Bouelles' extraordinary intellectual output in this Wikipedia article.


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