Ripa, Cesare. Iconologia di Cesare Ripa ... : Divisa in tre libri, ne i quali si quali si esprimono varie imagini di virtù, vitij, affetti, passioni humane, arti, discipline, humori, elementi, corpi celesti, prouincie d'Italia, fiumi, & altre materie infinite vtili ad ogni stato di persone / Ampliata dal Sig. cav. Gio. Zaratino Castellini Romano in questa vltima editione di imagini, & discorsi, con indici copiosi, & ricorretta... Venetia: C. Tomasini, 1645. p. 619 - Temperanza.

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Intended for use by artists, the texts of the various editions of the Iconologia often focus on a description of the visual elements of each emblem, rather than elaborating on their moral interpretation. As in this edition, the emblems are frequently accompanied by several indexes by which the reader can locate diverse elements, including various plants, animals, colors and human gestures.

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