Alciato's Book of Emblems: The Memorial Web Edition in Latin and English

Electronic text-and-image site devoted to a pioneering and highly influential Europeanemblem book, the Emblemata of Andrea Alciato. It includes an edition of the visual images and the Latin text from an edition of 1621, a scholarly English-language translation, commentaries on individual emblems, a title list, a table of emblems, primary and secondary bibliography, information about Alciato, and links to other sites. Also included are provisional electronic editions of Geoffrey Whitney's Choice of Emblemes (Antwerp, 1586) and of Gratiae Ludentes, or Jestes from the University (London, 1638). (Updates vary)

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English Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland


English, Latin

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