On copia of words and ideas (De utraque verborem [sic] ac rerum copia) Translated from the Latin, with an introd. by Desiderius Erasmus

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SeriesMediaeval philosophical texts in translation -- no. 12
ContributionsKing, Donald Bernard, 1923-,, Rix, Herbert David, 1908-,
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LC ClassificationsPA8517 D413 1963
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Pagination111p.
Number of Pages111
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Open LibraryOL15164328M

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Other articles where On Copia of Words and Ideas is discussed: humanism: Desiderius Erasmus: copia verborum et rerum (On Copia of Words and Ideas) and published his satirical Moriae encomium (Praise of Folly). These two works have much in common. De copia concerns the stylistic strategy of creating abundant variations on common ideas.

Praise of Folly is a case in point: a book-length. Copia: Foundations of the Abundant Style (Latin: De Utraque Verborum ac Rerum Copia) is a rhetoric textbook written by Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus, and first published in It was a best-seller widely used for teaching how to rewrite pre-existing texts, and how to incorporate them in a new composition.

Erasmus systematically instructed on how to embellish, amplify, and give variety to. Many different methods of varying, rephrasing, adorning, and expanding upon words and ideas are enumerated, discussed, and demonstrated. Even though the laconic style (which Erasmus does touch on in this book) is usually more preferred in the modern day, if applied properly, I believe most of these techniques are useful today as they were back /5(5).

In Words and Ideas, editor William J. Dominik has created an introductory Classics curriculum within the context of a vocabulary builder and beginning etymology only is Words and Ideas multipurpose in scope, but it is also suitable for a variety of learning situations, from autodidacts yes, you can sit down on your own with Words and Ideas to homeschooling parents to regular high 5/5(7).

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Originally written as a rhetoric textbook, Erasmus Copia put[s] forward some ideas on copia, the abundant style treating its two aspects of content and expression, and /5. 1A tabular representation and adaptation of Erasmus of Rotterdam’s De duplici copia verborum ac rerum [On Copia of Words and Ideas].

Trans. Donald B. King and H. David Rix. Milwaukee, Wis.: Marquette University Press, 2 Desiderius Erasmus, Copia: Foundations of the Abundant Style: De duplici copia verborum ac rerum Commentarii duo, trans. and ed. Betty I.

Knott,File Size: 53KB. The goal of a renaissance rhetorical education was to render students versatile in the discovery of ideas and in their eloquent, appropriate expression. In the book by Erasmus, students learned how to vary a given idea in manifold ways by putting it into different forms and figures (developing copia, or abundance, of words and expressions).

On copia of words and ideas by Desiderius Erasmus,Marquette University Press edition, in EnglishPages: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: That the Aspiration to Copia is Dangerous --By Whom Copia Was Developed and by Whome Practiced --How Authors have Indulged in a display of Copia --To Whom Unrestrained Copia has been Attributed as a Fault --That it is Characteristic of the same Artist to Speak both concisely and copiously --Concerning those Who.

Also called copiousness and abundances. In Renaissance rhetoric, the figures of speech were recommended as ways to vary students' means of expression and develop copia. Copia (from the Latin for "abundance") is the title of an influential rhetoric text published in by Dutch scholar Desiderius : Richard Nordquist.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Erasmus, Desiderius, On copia of words and ideas.

Milwaukee: Marquette University. Unlike most etymology textbooks, this one presents the words studied in the context of the ideas in which the words functioned. Instead of studying endless lists of word roots, suffixes, and prefixes in isolation, the words are enlivened by the social, literary, and cultural media in which they were used.

Readers are introduced to a wide variety of topics from classical antiquity, entertained 3/5(2). Overall, if you need to brush up on ways to add some interesting and compelling variety to your prose, On Copia of Words and Ideas might just be worth a shot.

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The words that have an “*” next to them are what the late David Ogilvy considered to be the most persuasive words in advertising. For this reason, de Copia itself is an exercise book, and Erasmus makes sure his readers know that he is “not prescribing how one ought to write or speak, but merely indicating what is useful for practice, and everybody knows that in practicing everything must be exaggerated.” (p.

) In. (ambiguous) richness of ideas: crebritas or copia (opp. inopia) sententiarum or simply copia (ambiguous) abundance of material: materia rerum et copia uberrima (ambiguous) profusion of words: copia, ubertas verborum (ambiguous) to be abandoned.

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Enhancements were made to more precisely measure materials read in K-2 classrooms. De copia concerns the stylistic strategy of creating abundant variations on common ideas.

Praise of Folly is a case in point: a book-length set of variations on the idea of folly. In applying the copia strategy to human affairs, Erasmus found not only an attractive literary device but.

(ambiguous) richness of ideas: crebritas or copia (opp. inopia) sententiarum or simply copia (ambiguous) abundance of material: materia rerum et copia uberrima (ambiguous) profusion of words: copia, ubertas verborum (ambiguous) to be abandoned to a life of excess: omnium rerum copia diffluere.

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