chapter  2
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The Importance of Emblems

Doubtless emblem scholars already know that emblems were important, at least within their societies, also oen later as well. But historians of literature and art may need to be reminded. Even a glance should suce into the bibliographies of Mario Praz,2 John Landwehr,3 Alison Adams et al.,4 Pedro Campa,5 Rosemary Freeman,6 the Jesuit Series, by Daly and Dimler7 and the database bibliography known as the Union Catalogue of Emblem Books8 with its about 6,500 printings of books of emblems and imprese.