Example sentences for: adagia

How can you use “adagia” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This error is a perpetuation of Erasmus, who published his Adagia (1500) in which, inter alia, appears the Pandora story in which he mistakes πυξις ( pyxis ) a smallish boxwood box for πιθος, the largest wine storage container.

  • The publication in 1500 of Erasmus' Adagia brought about a trend to translate Latin and Greek proverbs and quotations into national languages.

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