author Porteman, Karel
main title Introduction
short title Porteman, Introduction [Amorum emblemata]
in Veen, Otto van, Vaenius, Amorum Emblemata [ed. Porteman], 1-20
description Introduction to Amorum Emblemata . Discusses (1) Vaenius' life and career, (2) his emblematic works, (3) the printing history and collaborators of the Amorum Emblemata, (4) the editions of the book which carry texts in English, (5) the origin, spirit and function of the love emblem, (6) Vaenius' impact on love emblematics and (7) the structure of the collection.

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