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Emblematica; an interdisciplinary journal for emblem studies; v.14.


Emblematica; an interdisciplinary journal for emblem studies; v.14.

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Nine articles anchor the latest issue, discussing such aspects as emblems and the ages of life: defining the self in early modern France For the administrative and social structures of early modern France, see .
Early Modern France is that portion of French history that falls in the early modern period from the end of the 15th century to the end of the 18th century (or from the French Renaissance to the eve of
; the Falkland Jacket: sources, provenance, and interpretation of an emblematic artifact; Elizabeth Stuart's representation in the emblematic tradition; and the Sheldon "Four Seasons" tapestries at Hatfield House Hatfield House is a country house set in a large park, the Great Park, on the eastern side of the town of Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. The present Jacobean house was built in 1611 by Robert Cecil, First Earl of Salisbury and Chief Minister to King James I and has been the  as a 17th-century example of significant emblematic decoration in the English decorative arts decorative arts, term referring to a variety of applied visual arts, both two- and three-dimensional, including textiles, metalwork, ceramics, books, and woodwork, as well as to certain aspects of architecture (see ornament), public buildings, and private houses (see . Two documentation pieces look at Alciato and the Greek Anthology Greek Anthology, a collection of short epigrammatic poems representing Greek literature from the 7th cent. B.C. to the 10th cent. A.D. It contains more than 6,000 poems on a variety of subjects by some 320 authors. , and the occurrences of the word emblema in printed works before Alciato. Nine recent books are reviewed and critiqued. Miscellaneous matter includes research reports, note, queries, and notices.

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