emblema

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emblema

(ɛmˈbliːmə)
n
(Art Terms) a decoration for a mosaic which was made separately from the mosaic and then inserted as the central panel
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Part 3 approaches the emblematic commentary as a means of transmitting knowledge, taking Hadrianus Junius's Emblemata as an example.
A suma dessas imagens alegoricas encontra-se numa obra muito especial, a obra acima citada de Andrea Alciati (1492-1550), Emblemata (1531)--prototipo absoluto dessas producoes.
The topics include Junius' Batavia and the formation of a historiographical canon in Holland, his Animadversa and his methods of scholarship, 16th-century plurilingualism, his Emblemata in light of Erasmus/ Adagia, and the function of his emblem commentary and early commentaries of Alciato's Emblematum libellus.
His study of the emblemata amatoria shows how sensitive the wealthy Chancellor of the Realm, Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie, was to the hierarchical demands of style and genres--the emblems were placed in his wife's rooms at Venngarn and in the summer pavilions at Ekholmen.
Emblemata Sacra: Rhetorique et hermeneutique du discours sacre dans la litterature en images.
Arnoud Visser's study contributes to the understanding of this diversity of significance by offering the first extended account of Sambucus' Emblemata, first published in 1564 by Christopher Plantin, Antwerp.