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In aulicos.

On Courtiers.

Vana Palatinos quos ducat aula clientes,
Dicitur auratis nectere compedibus.

The court, so full of vanities, supports the palace entourage, but binds them with fetters of gold, it is said.


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  • (personifications of) 'Vanitas', the vanity of human life; FragilitÓ humana, FugacitÓ delle grandezze & della gloria mondana, Meditatione della morte, Opera vana, Piacere vano, Vana gloria, VanitÓ (Ripa) [11R5] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Restriction, Limitation (+ emblematical representation of concept) [51EE11(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • royal household; courtiers, retinue, train [44B152] Search | Browse Iconclass

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