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The Ancona Arch of Trajan and the CY “World”

Against the view that an artist’s whim chose a highly peculiar landscape with a distant view of a coastline, uniquely framed in an arch (all other 15th century "World" trumps showing a tondo), I’m still proposing that the CY “World” reflected the geopolitical circumstances then prevailing around the...

Re: From Marziano to the Cary-Yale and the Ludus Triumphorum

Three such structures are suggested by the resulting cards of the Ludus Triumphorum: (1) four of eight "imperadori", probably of the four ancient empires, each of which conquered the preceding; (2) the four cardinal virtues, which were seen hierarchically by both Plato and Aquinas, although they di...

Re: Tractatus de deficatione sexdecim heroum, text and translation

I've been rereading Ross's book - a suggestion of a footnote for the translation of Marziano's "Apollo" section.... Perhaps Marziano didn't have a translation of Strabo's Geography available, but whatever the reason, he has conflated two places associated with Apollo, both place names beginning with...

Re: Tractatus de deficatione sexdecim heroum, text and translation

All quotes from the accessible (and the first two important books are largely scanned by Google) translation by William Harris Stahl, E. L. Burge, Richard Johnson, Martianus Capella and the Seven Liberal Arts: The Marriage of Philology and Mercury , 1977. Not accessible by my Google, unfortunately....

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