Some Interlinguistic Relationships in the First Hungarian Proverb Collection of 1598

Gyula Paczolay
2007 Folklore  
Following a short historical introduction, referring to more than a thousand Hungarian students studying at Wittenberg and other universities in the 16th century, the article presents proverbs included in the first 1598 Hungarian collection, which was compiled by the Strasburg graduate schoolmaster János Baranyai Decsi and was based on the 1574 edition of Adagiorum Chiliades by Erasmus, and others. It includes universal proverbs like "What isn't good for you, isn't good for others", European
more » ... thers", European loan proverbs originating in the Greek classics, like
doi:10.7592/fejf2007.35.paczolay fatcat:xkrffruuqfad5cfaxxl7kewdui