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Quevedo dedica aqui las tres primeras estrofas a la descriptio del volcan, en la que esparce lexemas y coupling semanticos conectados, por un lado, con la consueta metafora ignea cancioneril (<<columna ardiente>>, <<en tus llamas inclemente>>, <<incendios repetidos>>) y, por el otro, con la topica identificacion amante-volcan (<<salamandra frondosa>>, <<luciente mariposa>>, <<fenix, cultivada>>) que se hara evidente solo al final del soneto.
Britannia was meant from the beginning to be a mirror of the governing classes as well as a territorial descriptio and a survey of ancient cities.
Nor is Gerhardus Mercator absent, with his 1572 Europae descriptio including a ...
La fabrica quevediana exprime las competencias y modos de la personae descriptio, ya que en definitiva lo que se tramita es la construccion de la persona (no real); y para su prescripcion la epoca explotaba utiles retoricos y plasticos: Juan Luis Vives por ejemplo, explicaba que <<estas realidades espirituales se recubren de una especie de mascara, como la pintura, y adquieren gran hermosura>> (1).
(60.) Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, Europae descriptio, chapter 52, gives an account of Ugo's banquet for the learned Greeks who attended the Council of Ferrara at which he engaged the guests in argument about the relative merits of Aristotle and Plato, so that "protracta est ad multas horas disputatio." The passage is edited in Lockwood, 157.
Schoner accompanied his globe with an explanatory treatise, Luculentissima quaedam terrae totius descriptio ("A Most Lucid Description of All Lands"), which has now been published in facsimile on the Web by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
89 Colby, 53; Curry, 67, citing Gerald of Wales, "Descriptio cujusdam puellae" line 20.
2a & 2b.), and on his planisphere Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio of 1599.
For a rich discussion of Toscanelli's interest in ancient cosmography and especially in Ptolemy see Rombai, 1993, especially 52-59.) It also provided a major source for Alberti's mapmaking in his survey of the city of Rome and the preparation of the Descriptio urbis Roma of 1432-1434.
The oldest is from 1570, and is Abraham Ortelius' Asiae nova descriptio showing a small part of the north-west coast of the then hypothetical Terra Australis.
Written in Latin (only translated into German in the eighteenth century [1741, 1754] and English in the twentieth [1916]), Reipublicae Christianopolitanae descriptio garnered praise from learned readers such as Robert Burton, who placed it straight away with the "witty fictions" of More, Bacon, and Campanella.(60) Like Utopia it is framed as a traveler's tale and conforms to already conventional generic codes.
"Philippi de Diversis de Quartigianis Lucensis, artium doctoris eximij et oratoris - Situs aedificiorum, politiae et laudabilium consuetudinum inclytae civitatis Ragusij ad ipsius senatum descriptio." In Programma dell' I.