Bilingual Europe: Latin and Vernacular Cultures - Examples by Jan Bloemendal

By Jan Bloemendal

Bilingual Europe provides to the reader a Europe that for a very long time was once 'multilingual' along with the vernacular languages Latin performed a big function. Even 'nationalistic' treatises might be written in Latin. till deep into the 18th century clinical works have been written in it. it really is nonetheless an respectable language of the Roman Catholic Church. yet why did authors pick out for Latin or for his or her local tongue? in relation to bilingual authors, what made them decide upon both language, and what implications did that experience? What interactions existed among the 2? participants contain Jan Bloemendal, Wiep van Bunge, H. Floris Cohen, Arjan C. van Dixhoorn, Guillaume van Gemert, Joep T. Leerssen, Ingrid Rowland, Arie Schippers, Eva Del Soldato, Demmy Verbeke, Francoise Waquet, and Ari H. Wesseling+.

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As regards (c) the following (non-classical) proverb is perhaps a case in point. It is found in medieval Latin and, in a slightly different form, in various vernaculars as well. 78 German and French 70 ASD II, 2, p. 382, l. 205. 71 ASD I, 3, p. 467, l. 529. 2, quoted in Adagia no. 654 ‘Cum lacte nutricis’; ASD II, 2, p. 180, ll. 138–42. 73 ASD I, 3, p. 286, l. 318. 74 That the source is Juvenal is apparent from De contemptu mundi, ASD V, 1, p. 50, ll. 274– 75 ‘vt caueas ferreo isti capistro ora porrigere’ and The Praise of Folly, ASD IV, 3, p.

345, l. 30. 46 Harrebomée, 2, p. 50 (no sources given). ] vulgo dicimus “bot” pro “Boeoto”,’ he notes in an adage, entitled ‘A Boeotian pig’ (no. 906, ASD II, 2, p. 419, l. 140). He refers to the same word in The Shipwreck; see below. v. Büsslin; and Bierlaire, La familia d’Érasme, pp. 90–91. Another servant present at the feast described in the colloquy is given the name Mus (p. 349, l. 169; p. 351, l. 230; p. 356, l. ’ (ASD II, 5, p. 331, ll. 70–77. 48 ASD I, 3, p. 78, l. 60. Perhaps, Erasmus owed the phrase to Valla and his apologias against Poggio Bracciolini (1452–1453).

723 into the materials for the 1500 edition only at a later stage. 6 Sartorius, Adagiorum chiliades tres, no. 2778, quoted by Suringar, no. 34. v. Hund, nrs. 346–58; a French version (no. 349) is ‘Chacun chien qui aboye ne mort pas’ (Not every barking dog bites). The Latin proverb in Erasmus’ Collectanea also appears in Fausto Andrelini’s Epistolae proverbiales (at the end of no. v. Andrelini, 1, p. 55. See also the head-note on Adagia 2700 (entitled ‘Canes timidi vehementius latrant’), ASD II, 6, p.

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