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Difesa contra l’offese di Venere.

Defense against Venus’ offenses.


Morto, che’l bell’Adon si vide avanti
Venere, in grembo a la latuca il pose.
Quinci sterile tanto il fertil rende,
Quanto l’eruca la lussuria accende.


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  • coitus, cohabiting, sexual intercourse [33C4] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Licentiousness, Lasciviousness; 'Lascivia', 'Licenza' (Ripa) [57AA51] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • plants and herbs: lettuce (+ plants used symbolically) [25G4(ROCKET)(+1)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Protection; 'Custodia', 'Difesa contra nimici, malefici & venefici', 'Difesa contra pericoli', 'Riparo da i tradimenti' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [54E42(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass

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