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Re: The Sun

I am not sure, but maybe this handwritten German page could tell us something more about the image at 198r. http://www.bbaw.de/forschung/dtm/HSA/700413980017.html Huck, could you please transcribe / translate it for us all? Maybe also 197v could be of interest? http://www.bbaw.de/forschung/dtm/HSA/...

Re: The Sun

I am not sure, but maybe this handwritten German page could tell us something more about the image at 198r. http://www.bbaw.de/forschung/dtm/HSA/700413980017.html Huck, could you please transcribe / translate it for us all? Maybe also 197v could be of interest? http://www.bbaw.de/forschung/dtm/HSA/7...

Re: The Sun

Hello Huck, I have no doubt that Steve's interpretation of the child as Christ (alluding to his incarnation and resurrection) is correct. The other characters are also easily recognized as the seven planets and an angel. The element that puzzles me is the brick wall. Moreover, I am not sure of the o...

Re: The Sun

Christ as child has also been portrayed as riding on a hobby horse--his identity as such is usually though at least accompanied by a halo--perhaps the banner of resurrection might indicate such too? If Christ in the circle of time as child then the Lord's incarnation, the flag resurrection??? I'd l...

Re: The Tower

https://www.numisbids.com/sales/hosted/inumis/024/image01295.jpg big picture at: https://www.numisbids.com/sales/hosted/inumis/024/image01295.jpg The king looks young, and the NEAP is rather clear. And the French were engaged in Naples in 1502. REGNIONEAPR .... German has "Neapel", but French has "...

Re: 50 cards: 8 trumps, 14 virtues, 14 vices, 14 indifferent

Something I found in Moore's Utopia...just for fun :) They do not so much as know dice, or any such foolish and mischievous games. They have, however, two sorts of games not unlike our chess; the one is between several numbers, in which one number, as it were, consumes another; the other resembles a...

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