French Emblems at Glasgow university

The French Emblems at Glasgow website gives you access to all the 27 French Emblem Books of the 16th century, along with their Latin versions when appropriate, provided by the University of Glasgow. While the seed of the emblem as a genre was sown in Germany in 1531, it flowered and developed in France during the … Continue reading French Emblems at Glasgow university

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One of the most interesting aspects about ICONCLASS is that it can develop with the language, therefore also within the cultural context in which and for which it is made. This fluid nature allows for debates that even trascend visual arts. This is why we aim to reach out to a wide audience, to keep … Continue reading Outdated / Offensive Terminology