Objectives

Giovio 1574, p. 40
Recedant Vetera

This website is designed to host a digitised corpus of Italian emblem books from the Stirling Maxwell Collection (University of Glasgow).

Its primary objectives are:

- making texts and engraved images of the selected books freely accessible online, contributing at once to their circulation and to their preservation;

- supplying both specialist and non specialist users with advanced facilities for browsing, searching, displaying the corpus;

Moreover, texts and images will be accompanied by a great amount of additional information, to be progressively increased.