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Andrea Alciati (1492–1550) Emblems & Renaissance Andrea Alciati was an Italian jurist and writer who is renowned for being the progenitor of the emblem book genre with his seminal work, “Emblematum Atalanta fugiens and a curious case of 17th-century applied art Atalanta fugiens & Emblems & Alchemy Introduction A visitor today walking along the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam will encounter an elegant canal mansion where since November 2017 the Horapollo (c.390-490 AD?) Hermetism & Hieroglyphs & Emblems Horapollo was an Egyptian scholar and author who wrote a book on hieroglyphics, known as Hieroglyphica. He was born in the city of Oxyrhynchus in