mediocritas

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5 Per questo penso si possa parlare di "visione neopsicanalitica" dell'autore vicentino: nella insita mediocritas e vincibilita di questi supereroi "umani, troppo umani" e ormai pure decisamente agee, c'e il riflesso di una New York colpita al cuore dagli aerei dell'll settembre.
What we need is tolerance, the middle way, the golden mean, the aurea mediocritas.
And if this is the way in which we are heading, could this finally be the aurea mediocritas we could use to develop the concept of cosmopolitan citizens with national roots?
Horace is famous for coining the phrase aurea mediocritas ("Golden Mean"; Carm.
the tension between magnificenzia and mediocritas manifest in palace building reflected a dialogue between tradition and modernity'.
It is organized around mediocritas, considered as an ethical norm, an aesthetic ideal, a strategic position in politics and religion, and a multivalent concept in the conflictual discourses of early modernity in England.
La mediocritas del dottore consente, a sua volta, un giudizio mediano--fra gli eccessi del popolo e il racconto dell'uomo Gonzalo--in cui, peraltro, vibrano toni compassionevoli.
27) The egalitarian message in Plutarch's summa of the lives of Numa and Lycurgus would certainly have appealed to a Republic conscious of mediocritas, for their ages were characterised by equality 'when there was neither slave nor master, but all were regarded as kinsmen and equals.
Most people were happy to settle in the aurea mediocritas chastized by Pyrckmair and expressed by the noted Erasmian aphorism "Nusquam commodius, nusquam liberius, nusquam lautius homini vivere contingit quam domi.
Rieu writes about Pernette du Guillet's poems as offering, under the appearance of a response to or imitation of Sceve's poetry, a critique and correction, by which Pernette seeks to create a different and more classical aesthetic of clarity, simplicity, and mediocritas.
The end result -- and the lesson -- for the pilgrim, as for the reader, will be one of desengano, disillusionment with the vanities and pretensions of worldly things, in particular with courtly life as opposed to the ideal of mediocritas exemplified by the pastoral ethic.
Most people were happy to settle in the aurea mediocritas chastized by Pyrckmair and expressed by the noted Erasmian aphorism: "Nusquam commodius, nusquam liberius, nusquam lautius homini vivere contingit quam domi.