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Scope Note: Created For = CW

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Disticha Catonis, 14th century

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Identifier: MS 181/ff. 1r-8r
Contents The Disticha Catonis (or Dicta Catonis, 'The Sayings of Cato') are a collection of Latin proverbs and moral sayings written in couples of hexameters. The sayings are ascribed by the manuscripts to 'Cato' and both famous ancient Roman characters named Cato are possible candidates for the fictitious authority behind their moral content: Cato the Elder (234 - 149 BC) was widely known for holding the censorship and being a strenuous...
Dates: 14th century