Diego Valadés’ Fons Meritorum: Picturing the Treasury of Merits in the Sixteenth Century

Corinna Tania Gallori

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Abstract

This essay addresses the so-called Fons Meritorum, one of the engravings of Diego Valadés' Rhetorica Christiana (Perugia 1579). It is argued that the engraving is a visualisation of indulgences as a system, and that it details the origin of pardons, and its distribution.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Significance of Small Things: Essays in Honour of Diana Fane
EditorsE.L. Alcalá, K. Moser
Pages70-77
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Diego Valadés
  • Indulgences
  • Pompeo Ugonio
  • Rhetorica Christiana

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