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INDEX EMBLEMATUM
IN IOCOS [=LOCOS] COMMUNES
DIGESTORUM.
EMBLEMATA DEDICATORIA
Ad illustrissimum Maximilianum &c. [7]
Mediolanum [8]
Nunquam procrastinandum [9]
DEUS, SIVE RELIGIO.
In Deo laetandum [10]
Sapientia humana, stultitia est apud Deum [11]
Ficta Religio [12]
Non tibi, sed religioni. [13]
Quà Dii vocant, eundum [14]
VIRTUTES.
FIDES.
Fidei Symbolum [15]
Foedera [16]
Silentium [17]
Non vulgando consilia [18]
Nec quaestioni quidem cedendum [19]
PRUDENTIA.
Consilio, ac virtute Chimaeram superari: id est, fortiores, &deceptores [20]
Vigilantia, & custodia [21]
Νῆφε καὶ μέμνης ἀπιστθεῖν ἄρθρα ταῦτα τῶν φρενῶν [[22]]
ῆ [=Πῆ] παρέβην? Τί δὲ ἔρεξα? Τὶ μοι δὲον ὀυκ ἐτελέσθην[23]
Prudentes [24]
Prudens, magis quàm loquax [25]
Maturandum [26]
In deprehensum [27]
Custodiendas virgines [28]
Vino Prudentiam augeri [29]
Prudentes vino abstinent [30]
In statuam Bacchi [31]
Gramen [33]
IUSTITIA.
Nec verbo, nec facto quemquam laedendum [34]
Tandem, tandem Iustitia obtinet [35]
Etiam ferocissimos domari [36]
Gratiam referendam [37]
Abstinentia [38]
Bonis à divitibus nihil timendum [39]
FORTITUDO.
Signa fortium [40]
Ανέχου καὶ ἀπέχου [41]
In adulari nescientes [42]
Obdurandum adversus urgentia [43]
Omnia mea mecum porto [44]
CONCORDIA.
Concordiae Symbolum [45]
Concordia [46]
Concordia insuperabilis [47]
Unum nihil, duos plurimum posse [48]
Firmissima convelli non posse [49]
SPES.
Spes proxima [50]
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In simulachrum Spei [51]
In dies meliora [53]
Illicitum non sperandum [54]
PUDICITIA. [55]
VITIA
PERFIDIA.
In Victoriam dolo partam [56]
In fraudulentos [57]
Dolus in suos [58]
Maledicentia [59]
In receptatores sicariorum [60]
In adulatores [61]
Ei qui semel sua prodegerit, aliena credi non oportere [62]
STULTITIA.
Temeritas [63]
Furor, & rabies [64]
In temerarios [65]
In eos qui supra vires quicquam audent [66]
Impossibile [67]
Cuculi [68]
Vespertilio [69]
Aliud [70]
Ira [71]
In eum, qui sibiipsi damnum apparat [72]
Fatuitas [73]
Oblivio paupertatis [74]
SUPERBIA.
Superbia [75]
Impudentia [76]
Philautia [77]
Garrulitas [78]
INVIDIA.
Invidia [79]
LUVURIA [=LUXURIA] .
Luxuria [80]
Luxuriosorum opes [81]
Tumulus Meretricis [82]
In amatores Meretricum [83]
Cavendum à Meretricibus [84]
Aniuletum [=Amuletum] Veneris [85]
Inviolabiles telo Cupidinis [86]
Lascivia [87]
DESIDIA.
Desidia [88]
Desidiam abiiciendam [89]
In facilè à Virtute desciscentes [90]
Ignavi [91]
AVARITIA.
Avaritia [92]
In avaros [93]
In Aulicos [94]
In Sordidos [95]
In divites publico malo [96]
In avaros, Vel quibus melior conditio ab extraneis offertur [97]
GUIA [=GULA] .
Gula [98]
Ocni effigies [99]
In Parasitos [100]
Parvam culinam duobus ganeonibus non sufficere [101]
Captivus ob gulam [102]
In Garrulum, & Gulosum [103]
Natura [104]
DOCTORUM AGNOMINA [104]
Vis Naturae [106]
Ars Naturam adiuvat [107]
In Iuventam [108]
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In quatuor tempora anni [109]
ASTROLOGIA.
Scyphus Nestoris [110]
Quae supra nos, nihil ad nos [112]
In Astrologos [113]
Qui alta contemplantur cadere [114]
AMOR.
Potentissimus affectus Amor [115]
Potentia amoris [116]
Vis amoris [117]
In studiosum amore captum [118]
Αντέρως. id est, amor virtutis [119]
Αντέρως. Amor Virtutis alium Cupidinem superans [120]
Dulcia quandoque amara fieri [121]
Ferè simile, ex Theocrito [122]
In statuam Amoris [123]
In oblivionem patriae [125]
Sirenes [126]
Senex puellam amans [127]
Colores [128]
FORTUNA.
Virtuti Fottuna [=Fortuna] comes [130]
Fortuna Virtutem superans [131]
Paupertatem summis ingeniis obesse, ne provehantur [132]
In Occasionem [133]
In subitum terrorem [134]
In illaudata laudantes [135]
In momentaneam felicitatem [136]
Ex damno alterius utilitas [137]
Bonis auspiciis incipiendum [138]
Nil reliqui [139]
Malè parta, malè dilabuntur [140]
Semper praesto esse infortunia [141]
Remedia in arduo, mala in prono esse [142]
HONOR.
Ex arduis perpetuum nomen [143]
Ex literarum studiis immortalitatem acquiri [144]
Tumulus Ioannis Galeacii Vicecomitis, Primi Ducis Mediolanensis [145]
Optimus civis [146]
Strenuorum immortale nomen [147]
Nobiles, ac generosi [148]
Duodecim certamina Herculis [149]
In nothos [151]
Imparilitas [152]
In desciscentes [153]
Aemulatio impar [154]
Albutii ad D. Alciatum suadentis ut &c. [155]
PRINCEPS.
Princeps subditorum incolumitatem procurans [156]
In Senatum boni Principis [157]
Quod non capit Christus, rapit Fiscus [158]
Opulentia tyranni paupertas subiectorum [159]
Consiliarii Principum [160]
Principis clementia [161]
RESPUBLICA.
Salus publica [162]
Respublica liberata [163]
VITA.
In vitam humanam [164]
Aere quandoque salutem redimendam [165]
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MORS.
Cum Larvis non luctandum [166]
De Morte, & Amore [167]
In formosam fato praereptam [168]
In mortem praeproperam [169]
Terminus [170]
Opulenti haereditas [171]
AMICITIA.
Amicitia etiam post mortem durans [172]
Mutuum auxilium [173]
Auxilium nunquam deficiens [174]
Gratiae [175]
HOSTILITAS.
In detractores [177]
Inanis impetus [178]
Aliquid mali, propter vicinum malum [179]
In eum qui truculentia suorum perierit [180]
Εχθρῶν ἄδωρα δῶρα. In dona hostium [181]
A minimis quoque timendum [182]
Obnoxia infirmitas [183]
Vel post mortem formidolosi [184]
VINDICTA.
Iusta vindicta [185]
Iusta ultio [186]
Parem deliquentis, & suasoris culpam esse [187]
Alius peccat, alius plectitur [188]
Insani glanius [189]
PAX.
Pax [190]
Ex bello pax [191]
Ex Pace ubertas [192]
SCIENTIA.
Doctos Doctis obloqui nefas esse [193]
Eloquentia, fortitudine praestantior [194]
Facundia difficilis [295]
Antiquissima quaeque commentitia [196]
Insignia Poëtarum [197]
Musicam Diis curae esse [198]
Litera occidit: Spiritus vivificat [199]
Dicta septem sapientum [220]
IGNORANTIA.
Submovendam ignorantiam [202]
Mentem, non formam plus pollere [203]
Dives indoctus [204]
MATRIMONIUM.
In fidem uxoriam [205]
Reverentiam in matrimonio requiri [206]
In foecunditatem sibiipsi damnosam [207]
Amor filiorum [208]
Pietas filiorum in parentes [209]
Mulieris famam, non formam vulgatam esse oportere [210]
In pudoris statuam [211]
Nuptam [=Nupta] contagioso [213]
ARBORES:
Cupressus [213]
Aliud [ibidem]
Aliud [ibidem]
Quercus [214]
Aliud [ibidem]
Salix [215]
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Abies [216]
Picea [217]
Cotonea [218]
Hedera [220]
Ilex [220]
Malus medica [221]
Buxus [222]
Morus [223]
Amygdalus [224]
Laurus [225]
Populus alba. [226]

FINIS.
Lugduni,
Excudebat Mathias Bonhomme.

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Populus alba.

The white poplar

Emblema ccxi.

Herculeos crines bicolor quòd populus ornet,[1]
Temporis alternat nóxque diésque vices.[2]

The two-coloured poplar wreathes the locks of Hercules - and so its dark and light show time’s alternating changes.

ALbe populi frondibus statuae Herculis ornabantur
ad significandum temporum continuum cursum motum-
que perpetuum in diem & noctem. Nam frondes eius
arboris altera parte nigricantes, altera verò penè
candidae. Herculem verò pro tempore usurpatum
notat Macrobius, ut etiam pro Sole, spectata vi no-
minis.

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Le Peuplier.

LE Peuplier blanc & brun se donne
Au grand Hercule pour coronne:
C’est designer du temps le tour
Alternatif en nuict & jour.

LEs statues d’Hercules estoient decorees
des fueilles de blanc peuplier, pour si-
gnifier le continuel cours du temps, & le
mouvement perpetuel du jour & de la nuict.
Car les fueilles de cest arbre d’un cousté
tendent sur le noir, d’autre sont presque
blanches. Aussi Hercules a esté prins pour
le temps: comme pareillement pour le So-
leil, jouxte la force du mot, ainsi que Ma-
crobe
l’a remarqué.

Notes:

1.  The white poplar was dedicated to Hercules. According to Pausanias, Periegesis, 5.14.2, Hercules introduced it to Greece. According to another story, Hercules on his way back from the Underworld garlanded his head with stems from a white poplar growing beside the Acheron, a memorial of the nymph Leuke (White) carried off by Pluto.

2.  noxque diesque, ‘its dark and light’ (lit. night and day), a reference to the dark green surface and white underside of the white poplar leaf. According to Pliny, Natural History, 16.36.87, the leaves of the white poplar turn over at the summer solstice. Hercules was equated with the sun: Macrobius, Saturnalia, 1.20.6 and 10.


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