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Emblemata ethico-politica (Antwerp, 1661) (Imago Figurata. Editions)


Extreame Savings Item! Free Shipping Included! Save 43% on the Emblemata ethico-politica (Antwerp, 1661) (Imago Figurata. Editions) by Brepols Publishers at Translate This Website. MPN: Illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. With its 160 emblems this book is a veritable catalogue of mid-seventeenth life and morality. Its title advertises the book's ''social-political''


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With its 160 emblems this book is a veritable catalogue of mid-seventeenth life and morality. Its title advertises the book's "social-political" concern with civic morality, and embraces the whole of society from kings to beggars. The scope of this emblem book, written by a Dutch Jesuit working in Germany, is impressive. The major themes are religious faith, God, eternity,kingly conduct, war, victory, courtly life, advice to rulers, education, virtue, moderation, conscience, self-knowledge, modesty and chastity. He also treats bourgeois life and values, transience, folly, chance, vanity and satires on women. In fact, Kreihing has something to say about almost everything: gambling, gossip, gluttony, prostitution, suicide, pick-pockets, dress codes, cosmetics, nude bathing, bribery, female treachery, illicit love and taxation. The full introduction is followed by an alphabetical list of Kreihing's mottoes with their English translations.

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Manufacturer:Brepols Publishers
Part Number:Illustrations
Publisher:Brepols Publishers
Studio:Brepols Publishers
MPN:Illustrations
EAN:9782503507750
Item Weight:1 pounds
Item Size:0.8 x 9.4 x 9.4 inches
Package Weight:1.15 pounds
Package Size:6.3 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches

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