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The Resource Icon animorum, or, The mirror of minds, John Barclay ; translated by Thomas May (1631) ; edited by Mark Riley

Icon animorum, or, The mirror of minds, John Barclay ; translated by Thomas May (1631) ; edited by Mark Riley

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Icon animorum, or, The mirror of minds
Title
Icon animorum, or, The mirror of minds
Statement of responsibility
John Barclay ; translated by Thomas May (1631) ; edited by Mark Riley
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Language
eng
Summary
Original Latin text with English translation on facing pages.In this essay from 1614 the Neo-Latin poet, translator, and commentator John Barclay describes the manners and mores of his European contemporaries. He derives the sources of an individual''s peculiarities of behavior and temperament from the 'genius'' - the individual character created by each person''s upbringing, time of life, and profession. Barclay likewise describes each nation''s genius, its national character, and provides some of the geographical and historical background from which he claims this genius arose. The essay is
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E7B
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1582-1621
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Barclay, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1595-1650
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  • May, Thomas
  • Riley, Mark T.
Series statement
Bibliotheca Latinitatis Novae
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  • Barclay, John
  • National characteristics
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • National characteristics
Label
Icon animorum, or, The mirror of minds, John Barclay ; translated by Thomas May (1631) ; edited by Mark Riley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Introduction to John Barclay, Icon Animorum 1614; 2. William Barclay; 3. Life of John Barclay; 4. Antecedents to the Icon Animorum; Antecedents -- The Four Ages -- Icon Animorum Chapter 1; Antecedents -- National Character -- Icon Animorum Chapters 2-9; Antecedents -- The Characters of Men -- Icon Animorum chapters 10-16; 5. Barclay''s Latin; 6. John Barclay''s Place in Literature; 7. Thomas May and the English Translation; 8. Outline of the Chapters of the Icon Animorum; 9. Previous Editions of the Icon Animorum; 10. Translations
  • 11. Principles of this EditionSigla; The Mirror of Minds or John Barclay''s Icon Animorum; Caput I. Aetates hominis quattuor: pueritia, adolescentia, aetas virilis, et senectus; Caput II. Saecula paene singula suum genium habere, diversumque a ceteris. Esse praeterea cuilibet regioni proprium spiritum qui animos in certa studia et mores quodammodo adigat. Hos spiritus investigari operae pretium esse; Caput III. Galliae dotes et ingenium incolarum; Caput IV. Britannicae Insulae, in quibus diversi populi, Angli, Scoti, Hiberni
  • Caput V. Germaniae ritus et Belgii, cui hodie Germaniae inferioris nomenCaput VI. Italia et Italorum indoles; Caput VII. Hispanorum genius, mores; Caput VIII. Hungari, Poloni, Mosci, gentes reliquae ad septentrionem positae; Caput IX. Turcae, Iudaei
  • Temerariis, timidis, superbis, sordidis, languidis et reconditis, hilaribus et exertis. De inconstantibus ingeniis, omnia acriter sed non diu volentibusCaput XII. De animis amori obnoxiis. Hos affectus singulorum temperari et interdum mutari a fortuna et vel splendida vel obscura vitae condicione; Caput XIII. Diversos affectus esse tyrannorum et legitimorum principum. Rursus regum qui successionis iure et eorum qui suffragiis ad regnum perveniunt. De procerum, qui apud principes gratiosi sunt, ingenio
Control code
ocn891399840
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (380 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789058679451
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xn06p
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891399840
Label
Icon animorum, or, The mirror of minds, John Barclay ; translated by Thomas May (1631) ; edited by Mark Riley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Introduction to John Barclay, Icon Animorum 1614; 2. William Barclay; 3. Life of John Barclay; 4. Antecedents to the Icon Animorum; Antecedents -- The Four Ages -- Icon Animorum Chapter 1; Antecedents -- National Character -- Icon Animorum Chapters 2-9; Antecedents -- The Characters of Men -- Icon Animorum chapters 10-16; 5. Barclay''s Latin; 6. John Barclay''s Place in Literature; 7. Thomas May and the English Translation; 8. Outline of the Chapters of the Icon Animorum; 9. Previous Editions of the Icon Animorum; 10. Translations
  • 11. Principles of this EditionSigla; The Mirror of Minds or John Barclay''s Icon Animorum; Caput I. Aetates hominis quattuor: pueritia, adolescentia, aetas virilis, et senectus; Caput II. Saecula paene singula suum genium habere, diversumque a ceteris. Esse praeterea cuilibet regioni proprium spiritum qui animos in certa studia et mores quodammodo adigat. Hos spiritus investigari operae pretium esse; Caput III. Galliae dotes et ingenium incolarum; Caput IV. Britannicae Insulae, in quibus diversi populi, Angli, Scoti, Hiberni
  • Caput V. Germaniae ritus et Belgii, cui hodie Germaniae inferioris nomenCaput VI. Italia et Italorum indoles; Caput VII. Hispanorum genius, mores; Caput VIII. Hungari, Poloni, Mosci, gentes reliquae ad septentrionem positae; Caput IX. Turcae, Iudaei
  • Temerariis, timidis, superbis, sordidis, languidis et reconditis, hilaribus et exertis. De inconstantibus ingeniis, omnia acriter sed non diu volentibusCaput XII. De animis amori obnoxiis. Hos affectus singulorum temperari et interdum mutari a fortuna et vel splendida vel obscura vitae condicione; Caput XIII. Diversos affectus esse tyrannorum et legitimorum principum. Rursus regum qui successionis iure et eorum qui suffragiis ad regnum perveniunt. De procerum, qui apud principes gratiosi sunt, ingenio
Control code
ocn891399840
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (380 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789058679451
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xn06p
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891399840

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