Oraculum

ORACULUM, civil law. The name of a kind of decisions given by the Roman emperors.

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Est enim sine dubio domus iurisconsultis totius oraculum civitatis.
Hermann-Josef Sieben, "Velut oraculum a deo profectum: Erasmus von Rotterdam tiber das Okumenische Konzil.
La escena, pues, muestra al emperador y a su ayudante re-leyendo el oraculo enviado antes por Alejandro de Abonuteico, despues de celebrar la lustratio classis, para comprobar in situ que la prescripcion--el lanzamiento de los dos leones al rio--se hacia secundum oraculum.
Elenco das personagens Interlocutores: Misericordia lonas propheta Cacurgus, Melampus: Samaritani Oraculum Dulus, puer Ionae Callistus, Aretus, Macaras, Idas, Maeris: pastores Nauarchus, Tiphis, Dromus: nautae Emporus, Battus: uectores Daemonarches, Leuiathan, Behemoth, Asmodaeus: spiritus Prudentia, Fortitudo, Temperantia, Iustitia, Paenitentia: Virtutes Deus Angelus custos Niniues.
Este vocablo deriva del latin oraculum, 'oraculo', que se forma de orare, 'hablar' y culum, 'lugar'; (1) de ahi que oraculo tambien se puede atribuir al lugar donde se hacen las predicciones.
Deuotio supra aetatem, uirtus supra naturami, ut mihi uideatur non hominis habuissse nomen sed oraculum martyrs.
Iustina vero non solum integritatis gloria fine tenus favorabiliter praedita permansit, verum etiam ad capissendam (1) passionis palmam adamante durior diversis tormentorum cruciatibus macerata non cessit, quia invictae mentis fundamina nequaquam arenosis (2) sablonum glareis ultro citroque nutabundis subdiderat, sed editam aulae structuram, ut ille sapiens, quem evangelicum describit oraculum, robustissimae petrae imposuit.
Propterea quod dixit oraculum, grave puero domum reduci Imminere a patre periculum, ipsius manu ut caederetur.
8) Strangely, these descriptions contradict the supposed original inscriptions, written (presumably on the cornice) around the room in which they were housed, and described in a letter some three years earlier by the owner's agent, Federico della Rovere (see Appendix 2): 'Sapientam [omnium] antiquorum exquiret Sapiens et in Prophetis vacabit' and 'Ezechiel, Daniel, Esdras inter Assyrios, Chaldeos, Medos, & Persas divinorum Oraculum mysteria prevident, tempora describunt instaurant exemplaria.
Secondo Macrobio, la cui trattazione raggiunge il Medioevo attraverso una tradizione tanto diffusa quanto autorevole, l'attivith onirica si divide in cinque categorie: somnium, visio, oraculum, insomnium, e visum.
To make the case he notes that Nesi was the prominent author of the Oraculum de novo saeculo, which portrayed Savonarola through a wildly enthusiastic hermetic and apocalyptic symbolism as the philosophical, prophetic leader of the coming age.
48) Among the piagnoni followers of Savonarola, the highly symbolic language remained popular, The Oraculum de novo saeculo (Oracle of the New Century) by Giovanni Nesi (circa 1456-1530) differs substantially in tone from Benivieni's "Cantico," the Oraculum also adopts the figure of the lion, among other animals and symbols, to communicate a prophetic event for Florence.