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La virt¨ vinta dalla fortuna.

Virtue overcome by fortune.


Bruto dapoi, che superato e vinto
Fu da l’armi d’Ottavio giovanetto,
Priache facesse del suo sangue tinto
Il proprio ferro, onde s’aperse il petto,
Grid˛: Virt¨ infelice, poi che giace
Vinta sol da fortuna empia e rapace.


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  • Luck, Fortune, Lot; 'Fato', 'Fortuna', 'Fortuna aurea', 'Fortuna buona', 'Fortuna pacifica overo clemente', 'Sorte' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [54F12(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Virtuousness; 'Amor di Virt¨', 'Attione virtuosa', 'Guida sicura de' veri honori', 'Virt¨', 'Virt¨ insuperabile' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [57A6(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • (story of) Marcus Junius Brutus death of person from classical history [98B(BRUTUS, M.J.)68] Search | Browse Iconclass

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