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Selections from Erasmus by Erasmus Roterodamus

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NOLA, a bell.
NUBILOSUS, cloudy, foggy.

OBOLEO, to give forth a smell, betray oneself by smell.
OECONOMUS, a steward.
OPIPARUS, sumptuous.

PANOPLIA, an equipment.
PELLICIUS, made of skins or furs.
PETASO, pestle or shoulder of pork.
PHILARGYRIA, love of money.
PONTIFEX, a pope.
PRAESUL, a dignitary of the Church.
PRESBYTER, a priest.
PRIDIANUS, of the day before.
PROGYMNASMA, an exercise.
PROSUS, straightforward (of style), i.e. prose.
PROTRITUS, common.
PULSATILIS, produced by beating.

REDORMISCO, to fall asleep again.
RHETORIA, a trick of rhetoric.
ROSACEUS, made from roses.

SACERDOTIUM, a benefice, living.
SACRIFICOR, to celebrate the mass.
SACRIFICUS, a priest.
SCHOLIUM, a note.
SCRUPULUS, a scruple, fraction of an ounce.
SESQUIHORA, an hour and a half.
SOLOECUS, faulty, uncouth.
SORBITIUNCULA, a posset.
SUBCAESIUS, greyish.
SUBDITICIUS, spurious.
SUBMURMURO, to murmur softly.
SUBNIGER, blackish.
SUBSANNO, to sneer.
SUFFLAVUS, yellowish.
SUFFUROR, to steal away.
SUPPOSITITIUS, put in the place of another, not genuine.
SYNCOPIS, a fainting fit.
SYNGRAPHA, a promissory note, document.

TABELLIO, a messenger.
TELONES, a customs officer.
TELONICUS, belonging to a customs officer.
TEMPORALIS, connected with the things of this life.
TESSELLA, a pane.
TURPILOQUIUM, immodest speech.
TYPOGRAPHUS, a printer.

VICE-PRAEPOSITUS, a vice-provost.
VIVERRA, a ferret.

XENIUM, a present.

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LIST OF PLACE NAMES

AGRIPPINA, Cologne.
AMBIANI, Amiens.
ANDRELACUM, Anderlecht.
ANTUUERPIA, Antwerp.
AQUISGRANUM, Aachen.
ARGENTINA, ARGENTORATUM, Strasburg.
ARTESIA, Artois.

BASILEA, Basel.
BEDBURIUM, Bedburg.
BELNA, Beaune.
BONONIA, Bologna.
BONNA, Bonn.
BRISACUM, Breisach.

CALECIUM, Calais.
CANTABRIGIA, Cambridge.
CANTUARIA, Canterbury.
CLARUS MONS, Clermont.
COLONIA (AGRIPPINA), Cologne.
CONFLUENTIA, Coblenz.
CURTRACUM, Courtray.

DIVUS TRUDO, St. Trond.

EBORACUM, York.

FRIBURGUM BRISGOIAE, Freiburg-in-the-Breisgau.

GRIENWIKUM, Greenwich.

HELVETIA, Switzerland.
HIEROSOLYMA, Jerusalem.

LEODIUM, Liege.
LONDINUM, LONDONIUM, London.
LOVANIUM, Louvain.
LUTETIA (PARISIORUM), Paris.

MAGUNTIA, Mainz.
MOSAE TRAIECTUM, Maastricht.

OXONIA, Oxford.

PARISII, Paris.
POPARDIA, Boppard.

ROFFA, Rochester.

ROTERODAMUM, Rotterdam.

SANCTUM AUDOMARUM, St. Omer.
SELESTADIUM, Schlettstadt.
SPIRA, Speyer.

TENAE, Tirlemont.
TONGRI, Tongres.
TORNACUM, Tournay.
TRAIECTUM, Utrecht.

VENETIAE, Venice.

WORMACIA, Worms.

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