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emblemata, emblema

A type of inlaid work used by the early Romans to embellish floors, panels, and the like.
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The uses of Daniel Cramer's Emblemata Saicra are the subject in Sabine Modersheim's contribution to the volume.
Not many conferences give rise to two significant publications, but this is the case with the conference on Emblemata Sacra: Rhetoric and Hermeneutics in Illustrated Religious Literature hosted in 2005 by the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and the Universite Catholique de Louvain.
Of especial value in this regard is the analysis of Sambucus's own theoretical preface, which is at once perhaps the best-known but most difficult part of the Emblemata. Significantly, we are encouraged to envisage different objectives and motivations in the framing of the preface from those that animated the rest of the text and its images.
'Vanitas' y deconstruccion de la idea de mundo en la emblematica espanola hacia 1580." Emblemata aurea.
The father of emblem literature was the 16th-century Italian lawyer and humanist Andrea Alciato, whose Emblemata (Latin; 1531) appeared in translation and in more than 150 editions.
Graffiti's character (Barthes would say its genius) is t strike against form, ensuring a field in which the only way the image of the body can survive is as part-object, a concatenation of obscene emblemata, the genital splatter that Twombly went on to enact in his Roman paintings from the early '60s.
Typographorum Emblemata: The Printer's Mark in the Context of Early Modern Culture
A small sampling of article topics: emblematics in ornithology in the 16th and 17th centuries, emblems in the baroque poem The Dream by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, and meters in Alciato's Emblemata. The three editors assisting Graham are based in the UK, Canada, and the US.