Valvasor


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Val´va`sor


n.1.(Feud. Law) See Vavasor.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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From the mid-seventeenth-century onwards, members of the nobility, including the London Royal Society fellow Johann Weikhard von Valvasor, became increasingly interested in science outside theology.
Such a notion will, probably, be looked upon as fabulous and exploded, by many people in England; however, it is not only countenanced by Baron Valvasor, and many Carnioleze noblemen, gentlemen, etc., as we were informed, but likewise actually embraced by some writers of good authority.
In her collections, Koman treated texts well known in Slovenian culture in a fairy tale manner and she discussed the motif of a water sprite that had already been dealt with by Janez Vajkard Valvasor, Mirko Rupel, Bogomil Gerlanc, and Elko Justin in their 1978 Slava vojvodine Kranjske (The Glory of the Duchy of Carniola).
de Grenaille: image(s) de l'auteur?"; Charlotte Simonin, "Les portraits de femmes auteurs ou l'impossible representation"; Christian Bouzy, "Emblemes et Entree: Jean-Jacques Boissard ou l'image emblematique entre tradition et historiographie"; Martin Germ, "Theatrum morris humanae tripartitum: Iconographie de la Mort dans le livre de Janez Vajkard Valvasor"; Angelo Colombo, "Sur le traces d'un langage europeen: l'Iconologie de C.
Valvasor, Slava vojvadinc kranjske (The Glory of the Duchy of Carniola) (Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga, 1984 [1689]).
See also the advice to a groom on his wedding night in Valvasor. The author encourages the groom to please his bride, because the following day all the matrons of the city will see what kind of a man he is from his and his bride's faces.