Single Emblem View

Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [D7r p61]

Que à buen serviçio mal galardon.

Ottava rhima.

Como junglar de qualquier moço loco
Estoy plantado en medio del camino
Con piedras destroçado poco à poco
Yo misero Nogal. Tal desatino
(A vos los que me heris à vos invoco)
Hariase con arbor que contino
Esteril fuesse en qualquier tiempo y año?
Ay, que llevar yo fruto es a mi daño.[1]

Notes:

1.  This is based on Anthologia graeca 9.3, see also Aesop, Fables 152.


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:

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  [Q6v p252]

Publiée soit de la femme
Non la beaulté, mais bonne fame.

Apostrophe, et Dialogisme.

D. Dame Venus, quelle forme est ce à veoir,
Dessoubz tes piedz une tourtue avoir?
R. Ainsi voulut Phidias[1] me tailler:
Pour remonstrer aulx femmes peu parler.
Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [Q7r p253] Et point sortir de maison, estre honneste.
Et pource il mit soubz mes piedz telle beste.

La Tortue est du tout muete, sans voix ne
parolle, ne sort jamais de sa conque, & est
plus nette, saine, & meilleure en dedans:
qu’elle n’appert en forme exterieure: Telle
doibt, estre la femme de bien, paisible, tai-
sible, gardant la maison, & point cogneuë
par veuë externe, comme en Italie.

Car publiée estre doibt Loyaulté
De preude [=] preu de femme, & non pas la beaulté.

Notes:

1.  Phidias’ statue of Aphrodite with one foot on a tortoise, set up at Elis, is mentioned by Pausanias, Periegesis 6.25.1. The tortoise is a symbol of ideal female domesticity, as it keeps silent and never leaves its house see Plutarch Coniugalia praecepta 32 (Mor. 142).


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:

  • Beauty; 'Bellezza' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [51D4(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Taciturnity; 'Secretezza', 'Secretezza overo Taciturnità' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [52DD3(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Good Behaviour (+ emblematical representation of concept) [57A1(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Fame; 'Fama', 'Fama buona', 'Fama chiara' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [59B32(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass

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

 

Back to top