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Ad oculos: Ways of Seeing, Reading, and Collecting

Christopher D. Johnson

in Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477423
eISBN:
9780801464065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477423.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter engages Ernst Gombrich's essay “Icones symbolicae” and Michael Baxandall's interpretation of Leon Battista Alberti's debts to the rhetorical tradition to examine the iconology of ... More


Introduction

Marta Celati

in Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance Italy: Historiography and Princely Ideology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863625
eISBN:
9780191895999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863625.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The first section is a general introduction to Italian Early Renaissance literature on the topic of conspiracies. It sets out the theoretical basis of this study, providing the definition of the ... More


To Read the Body of a Monster: Exegesis and Witchcraft in Strix by Giovan Francesco Pico della Mirandola

in In the Company of Demons: Unnatural Beings, Love, and Identity in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226501307
eISBN:
9780226501291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501291.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Giovan Francesco Pico della Mirandola's Strix sive de ludificatione daemonum. In this book, Pico describes the several differences between classical culture and Christian ... More


Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance Italy: Historiography and Princely Ideology

Marta Celati

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863625
eISBN:
9780191895999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The present work represents the first full-length investigation of Italian Renaissance literature on the topic of conspiracy. This literary output consists of texts belonging to different genres that ... More


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