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an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc

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Ebba Koch shows how Mughal-era architectural monuments borrowed floral motifs from European florilegia and engravings.
Like Petrarch, Poggio disdained the use of medieval florilegia, and Fubini notes how the exemplum of a usurer cited by Bernardino later recurs in the comic context of Poggio's Facetiae (Jests) (1348-1452).
Here she demonstrates the fragmentation of classical culture into compilations and florilegia. The collections of extracts from ancient history and philosophy and of classical proverbs addressed themselves, as is clear in their prefaces, to an audience that was not interested in antiquity for its own sake but for its practical application.
In this she sets out clearly how the proverbs of Latin school texts and florilegia could have formed a preexisting proverb tradition for the Beowulf-poet, and how these, translated as a school exercise from Latin into the vernacular, then back into Latin again, contributed to the circulation of proverb, and proverb-type utterances across language groups, borders, and the oral/literary divide.
Such confusions are not exclusive to medieval authors, but were facilitated, on the one hand by the use of florilegia,(14) on the other by the ascription of authority rather to antiquity (especially as preserved in such anthologies) rather than to individual ancients, which made the anxious assignment of suum cuique seem less important than it does to us.
The book consists of three parts: part 1 is a presentation of a very generous selection of the literary evidence for attitudes to religious images in the period up to the outbreak of iconoclasm (it ends with Germanos of Constantinople and John Damascene), which consists of the passages in German translation linked together by passages of brief editorial introduction and comment; part 2 provides a critical discussion of the texts introduced in part 1 (which, given that many of them survive only in florilegia put together by the iconodule theologians, raise many difficult issues); part 3 contains the texts in their original language, taken from the best editions available.
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On the problem of Alcuin's use of such florilegia, see John Cavindini, ~The Sources and Theology of Alcuin's De fide sanctae et individuae Trinitatis', Traditio, xlvi (1991), 123-46.
The technical skills of gouache painting with mineral and natural pigments were derived from Indian miniature painting traditions and were applied to the image-making of these botanical paintings that probably referenced Renaissance florilegia. This resulted in the displacement of conventions of traditional painting where the artists, accustomed to painting on prepared surfaces like wash, had to paint on plain factory-made paper.
However, the texts used include not only the relevant works of Aristotle and Cicero, but also commentaries, translations, and florilegia, those popular and useful forms in which the "great books" and "great ideas" were largely known.
The development of new literary forms, such as the florilegia and biblical catenae, and new methods, such as the exact defining of concepts and the use of distinction as a form of argument, was necessary for the defense of Chalcedon and presaged the emergence of medieval theology.
So Dr Alexakis begins by examining the role of florilegia in the first councils of the Church.
Florilegia brought the orator's writings to a wider and more stable later medieval audience.
In addition there are extracts from two florilegia explained in the preface to the first volume.
The author begins with medieval florilegia, the ancestors of the Renaissance commonplace books.