Jacob Cats Marriage Trou-Ringh Poetry Adam & Eve Dutch ART Engravings. One of the most prominent Dutch'Golden Age' authors was Jacob Cats, known for his emblem books.Century masterpiece' Trou-Ringh' (or Wedding Ring) is a treatise in verse on marriage, conjugal relationships, and fidelity based on iconic marriages from the Bible and works of classical literature. Cats identifies the relationship between Adam and Eve, David and Abigail, Marc Antony and Cleopatra, and makes connections of these marriages to Christ's relationship to his church. Other topics include marital abuse, rape, divorce, adultery, and the marriage traditions from around the world. This 1750 Dutch first edition was published by Kannewet in Amsterdam and includes numerous in-text emblematic illustrations. S Waerelds begin, midden, eynde, besloten in den Trou-ring, met den proef-steen van den zelven. Tot Amsterdam: by Joannes Kannewet, . Collation: Complete with all pages.
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