Single Emblem View

Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [Q7r p253]

Les quatre saisons de l’annee.

XCVI.

Au froid hyver la Berce nous convie,
Et au printemps l’arondelle qui crie:
Mais le coquu fait l’esté apparoistre:
Le becquefig fait l’automne congnoistre.

Commentaires.

J’estime qu’Alciat n’a eu autre but en ceste epigram-
me, que de nous enseigner quels oiseaux, par leur
venue, nous remarquent les quatre saisons de l’annee.
La Berce, je l’ay veu escrite par deux ee Beree, Quel-
ques uns baillent ceste proprieté au Quinson, qui crie
ordinairement fuy fuy, quand le froid est à la porte,
Becquefig ou Becquefique, est ainsi nommee, pource
qu’elle aime & mange les figues.


Related Emblems

Show related emblems Show related emblems

Hint: You can set whether related emblems are displayed by default on the preferences page


Iconclass Keywords

Relating to the image:

    Relating to the text:

    • year divided into four seasons [23D40] Search | Browse Iconclass
    • winter ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H41:25F32(CHAFFINCH)] Search | Browse Iconclass
    • winter ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H41:25F32(ROBIN)] Search | Browse Iconclass
    • spring ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H42:25F32(SWALLOW)(+53)] Search | Browse Iconclass
    • summer ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H43:25F39(CUCKOO)] Search | Browse Iconclass
    • autumn ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H44:25F37(BECCAFICO)] Search | Browse Iconclass

    Hint: You can turn translations and name underlining on or off using the preferences page.

    Single Emblem View

    Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [G5v f40v]

    EMBLEMA LX.

    In quatuor anni tempora.

    The four seasons

    Advenisse Hyemem Fringilla renunciat ales,
    Ad nos Vere novo garrula Hyrundo redit.
    Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [G6r f41r] Indicat Aestatem sese expectare Cuculus,
    Autumno est tantum cernere Ficedulas.

    The chaffinch is the bird that announces winter has come. When spring is new, the twittering swallow returns to us. The cuckoo lets us know that it sees summer on the way. Only in autumn can one see flycatchers.

    Das LX.

    Von den vier zeiten deß Jars.

    Der Finck thut uns anzeigen frey
    Das der Winter vorhanden sey
    Wider zu uns in dem Früling
    Sich nahet der schwetzig Schwalb ring
    Der Guckgauch zeigt mit seim gsang
    Das im nach dem Sommer sey bang
    Die Weindröstel man allein spürt
    In dem Herbst so man Most eynführt.


    Related Emblems

    Show related emblems Show related emblems

    Hint: You can set whether related emblems are displayed by default on the preferences page


    Iconclass Keywords

    Relating to the image:

      Relating to the text:

      • year divided into four seasons [23D40] Search | Browse Iconclass
      • winter ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H41:25F32(CHAFFINCH)] Search | Browse Iconclass
      • winter ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H41:25F32(ROBIN)] Search | Browse Iconclass
      • spring ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H42:25F32(SWALLOW)(+53)] Search | Browse Iconclass
      • summer ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H43:25F39(CUCKOO)] Search | Browse Iconclass
      • autumn ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H44:25F37(BECCAFICO)] Search | Browse Iconclass
      • autumn ~ other concepts (e.g. biblical scenes) (the four seasons of the year) [23H44:25F37(FIG-PECKER)] Search | Browse Iconclass

      Hint: You can turn translations and name underlining on or off using the preferences page.

       

      Back to top