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(3) I agree with Richard Kay (6-7, note 11-22) that Dante preferred the term cupiditas to avaritia: "Instead of the term avaritia used by Aristotle's Latin translator, Dante prefers its synonym, cupiditas, which denotes a more generalized greed than "avarice' usually does.
In the woodcut made from Bruegel's illustration of Avaritia (Figure 1), greed is represented by a poisonous frog that sits in front of a beautiful woman serenely counting gold coins.
In addition, Andersen argues, it should be seen as a kind of Furstenspiegel, warning the young Danish king Christian IV (1577-1648, acceded 1588) to avoid Siegfried's luxuria, Kremild's avaritia, and Hogen's superbia and to emulate Hvenhild in her liberality and piety.
The immoderate loves (ebrietas, libido and avaritia) offer obvious examples, since one's sensual powers are heightened, at the expense of one's other powers, namely reason (3p56s).
(79) Ibid.: "i quali beati senza legge, senza lettere, senza savii, non apprezzavano ne oro, ne gioe, non conoscevano ne avaritia, ne ambitione ...
Aus kirchlicher Sicht wurde das Thema "Geld" stark als Wamung vor sundenhaftem Verhalten eingesetzt, namlich der avaritia bzw.
360-435), another monk, soon Latinized these thoughts as eight vitia, or faults; in ascending order of seriousness they were: gula (gluttony), luxuria (lust), avaritia (avarice), tristitia (sadness), ira (anger), acedia (spiritual lethargy), vana gloria (vanity), and superbia (pride).
On the contrary, the sin of greed for possessions, or avaritia, is deeply rooted in anthropological structures through a long history and occupies a central position among the list of vices in a series of theological and literary texts, from biblical times to the early Middle Ages and beyond.
Good governance is represented by personified virtues: sapientia, iustitia, and this in both forms: commutativa and distributiva, concordia, fides, spes, caritas, pax, fortitudo, prudentia, magnanimitas, temperantia, and likewise personified vices for bad governance: tyrannia, avaritia, superbia, vana gloria, crudelitas, proditio, fraus, furor, divisio.
Following the example of Petrarch's letters and treatises, Poggio Bracciolini's De avaritia (On avarice) (1429) and Lorenzo Valla's De voluptate (On pleasure) (1431) adopt new paradigms for ethical reflection within the traditional genre of the Ciceronian dialogue.
In the sixth line, Aldus saw the Lyonese as conspiring against him (`in me conspiratum est'), goaded by the ever-present Avaritia.
Note Glaber's use of filargiria, the neologism used by Cassian, rather than the standard term avaritia used by e.g.