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dc.contributor.authorAlciati, Andreaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T19:54:31Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T19:54:31Z
dc.date.issued1542en_US
dc.identifier.other6431 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/81755
dc.description.abstractThis is my first chance to look more carefully into Alciato. This volume itself is one of many good books I found at Wirthwein. I had not known that the Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft had done a reprint of Alciato's book of emblems. I seem to read that the original book of his that began the whole emblem movement was published in 1531. Perhaps it was a more modest book than this 1542 edition. Here we have one hundred and fifteen emblems, beginning on 18 and ending on 253. There is no apparent index. A typical pair of pages features on the left, a page number and standard page title (And. Alc. Emblem. Lib.); a short title phrase and emblem number; an image regularly about 2½ x 2¾; and a Latin poem of six or eight lines. The right hand page has a regular page title (Das buechle der verschroten werck.), a German title and emblem number; and a German poem of about eight lines. Fable motifs occur but do not dominate. Emblem XXII is about the blind carrying the lame. Emblem XXXV -- non tibi, sed religioni -- is the fable of the ass carrying a religious image. He thinks that the people are honoring him. Emblem XLVIII shows the fox contemplating a human face and is titled Mentem, non formam plus pollere. Emblem LI shows an ass carrying great food but stopping to eat a thistle. Emblem LIIII presents the beetle that got revenge on the eagle by getting all his eggs broken. Emblem LV presents the captured soldier-trumpeter who claimed -- without success -- that he had hurt no one. Emblem LVIII (misnumbered on the right page as LVII) is 2P. In Emblem LXXXIII, a man aiming his bow at a flying crane is killed by a snake: Qui alta contemplantur cadere. Emblem LXXXIIII, Impossibile, is about washing an Ethiopian white. Emblem LXXXVI has a curious mouse caught by an oyster that has clapped shut around him. In Emblem XCI (misprinted CXI), a goat has to suckle a young wolf and knows that this will not end well.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityAndreas Alciatus and Wolfgang Hungeren_US
dc.languagegeren_US
dc.publisherChristian Wechel/Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaften_US
dc.publisherWissenschaftliche Buchgeselschaften_US
dc.subject.lccPN6349.A413 1967en_US
dc.titleEmblematum Libellusen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationDarmstadt, (Ger.)en_US
dc.publisher.locationParis/Darmstadten_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Bilingual: Latin/Germanen_US
dc.url.link1http://creighton-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Basic&tab=default_tab&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=01CRU&frbg=&tb=t&vl%28freeText0%29=991005325069702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationAntiquariat Wirthwein, Mannheimen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: €24en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $37.67en_US
dc.date.acquired2007-07en_US
dc.date.printed1967en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.printer.locationGermanyen_US
dc.subject.local1Tangentialen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1542


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