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Alciato at Glasgow

Alciato at Glasgow

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Funded by:  British Academy

Main contact:  Professor Alison Adams

Start date:  2006

Subject areas:
Archives & Special Collections - University Services
French - School of Modern Languages and Cultures, College of Arts
Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) - School of Humanities, College of Arts

Alciato at Glasgow offers access to twenty-two editions of the emblems of Andrea Alciato (1492-1550), the pater et princeps of the emblem genre. The editions date from 1531 to 1621, in the original Latin, and in French, German, Italian, and Spanish versions.

The project involved close co-operation with Special Collections, Glasgow University Library.