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" Seneca's prediction of the discovery of America may be accounted for in a similar manner. But whatever may be thought of this, it is certain that the four stars are here symbolical of the four cardinal virtues, Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, and Temperance. "
The Life and Voyages of Americus Vespucius: With Illustrations Concerning ... - Page 157
by Charles Edwards Lester - 1856 - 431 pages
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Works of the British Poets: The vision of Dante Alighieri, tr. by H.F. Cary

Homer, Aristophanes, Dante Alighieri, Terence, Luís de Camões, Perseus, Torquato Tasso, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides - 1822
...relation of later voyagers, the real trulh might not have been unknown tc our Poet. Seneca's pn-diction of the discovery of America may be accounted for in...whatever may be thought of this, it is certain that tlie four stars are hire symbolical of the four cardinal virtues, Prudence, Justice,b'orlitude, and...
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The vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise

Dante Alighieri, Henry Francis Cary - 1853
...not have been unknown to our Poet. Seneca's prediction of the discovery of America may be aecounted for in a similar manner. But whatever may be thought...virtues, Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, and Temperance. See Canto xxxi. v. 105. M. Artaud mentions a globe constructed by an Arahian in Egypt, with the date...
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The vision, or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise

Dante Alighieri - Literary Criticism - 1858 - 587 pages
...relation of later voyagers, the real truth might not have been unknown to our Poet. Seneca's prediction of the discovery of America may be accounted for in...certain that the four stars are here symbolical of tho four cardinal virtues, Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, and Temperance. See Canto xxxi. v. 105. M....
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The Vision, Or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise

Dante Alighieri - Literary Criticism - 1845 - 587 pages
...relation of later voyagers, the real truth might not have been unknown to our Poet. Seneca's prediction of the discovery of America may be accounted for in a similar manner. But whatever may be thought nf this, it is certain that the four stars are here symbolical of the four cardinal virtues, Prudence....
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The life and voyages of Americus Vespucius: with illustrations concerning ...

Charles Edwards Lester, Andrew Foster, Amerigo Vespucci - America - 1846 - 431 pages
...three of the second and one of the third magnitude, serves as a guide to those who sail from Europe to the south, but in the age of Dante these discoveries...Artaud mentions a globe constructed by an Arabian in Egypt, with the date of the year 622 of the Hegira, corresponding to 1225 of our era, in which the...
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Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers

Leigh Hunt, Dante Alighieri, Luigi Pulci, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Lodovico Ariosto, Torquato Tasso - Poets, Italian - 1846 - 515 pages
...of the discovery of America; most likely suggested by similar information. " But whatever," he adds, "may be thought of this, it is certain that the four...stars are here symbolical of the four cardinal virtues ;" and he refers to canto xsxi , where those virtues are retrospectively associated with these stars....
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Stories from the Italian Poets: With Critical Notices of the Life and Genius ...

Leigh Hunt, Dante Alighieri, Torquato Tasso, Lodovico Ariosto, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Luigi Pulci - Italian poetry - 1846 - 564 pages
...the discovery of America ; most likely suggested by similar information. " But whatever," he adds, " may be thought of this, it is certain that the four...stars are here symbolical of the four cardinal virtues ;" and he refers to canto xxzi., where those virtues are retrospectively associated with these stars....
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The vision, or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise

Dante Alighieri - Literary Criticism - 1847 - 572 pages
...relation of later voyagers, the real truth might not have been unknown to our Poet. Seneca's prediction of the discovery of America may be accounted for in...virtues, Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, and Temperance. See Canto xxxi. v. 105. M. Artaud mentions a globe constructed by an Arabian in Egypt, with the date...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1876
...the discovery of America, most likely suggested by similar information. 'But whatever,' he adds, ' may be thought of this, it is certain that the four...are here symbolical of the four cardinal virtues.' The symbol, lunvever, is not necessary. Dante wae a very curious inquirer on all subjects, and evidently...
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The vision, or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise

Dante Alighieri - Literary Criticism - 1850 - 188 pages
...truth mipht not h-ivr been unknown to our Poet. Seneca's prediction of the discovery of America may lie accounted for in a similar manner. But whatever may be thought of this, it is certain that tho four stars ;mi here symbolical of the four cardinal virtues, Prudence. Junior. Fortitude, and Temperance....
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