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Thus, the general rule would be to begin with Homer: a Jove principium.

Aiunt hretici temporis nostri quod duo sunt principia rerum, principium lucis et principium tenebrarum, &c.

Interim hoc seculo nonnulli hoc principium ex ipsa natura eruendum censuere.

In iisque Primum90 meridianum defixit quod theticum principium deinceps fere omnes ejus auctoritate moti retinuerunt.

He traces back its origin to God himself—ab Jove principium.


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On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to principium, such as: bottom line, component, cornerstone, element, factor, and foundation.

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