Rota Fortuna - South India 11th Century Campbell Joseph...

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Rota Fortuna, The Wheel of Fortune Slide 9-23: Wheel of Fortuna in Hortus Deliciarum , Kitzinger, Ernst. The Art of Byzantium and the Medieval West. Bloomington: Indiana, 1976. p. 351 The wheel, because it can turn, has often been associated with chance and fortune. In this picture, Fortuna is shown turning the crank on the wheel of fortune. Such depictions sometimes contained the legend. Regnabo Regno Regnavi Sum sine regno I shall reign I reign I reigned I don't reign
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Slide 9-31: Dürer, Fortune , 1495 , (Das Kleine Glück), Dürer, Albrecht. The Complete Engravings, Etchings and Drypoints. Ed. By Walter Strauss. NY: Dover, 1972. p. 14 The sphere, with its inherent instability, is also used to illustrate chance or fortune, as in this etching by Dürer. Circle Dance
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Slide 9-33: Shiva Nataraja, Lord of the Dance,
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Unformatted text preview: South India, 11th Century Campbell, Joseph, with Bill Moyers. The Power of Myth. NY: Doubleday 1988. p. 226 The circle dance, like the round table or council circle is democratic, where no one has a more prominent position than anyone else. Slide 9-34: Poussin, Ballo Della Vita Humana Plate XL Panofsky, Erwin. Studies in Iconology. NY: Harper, 1939. Panofsky describes Poussin's, Ballo della Vita Humana as " a kind of humanized Wheel of Fortune . . . where Poverty joins hands with Labour . . . Wealth . . . Luxury and dance to the lyre of Time . . .an infant plays with Time's hourglass and another blows soap-bubbles connoting transience and futility, while Sun drives his chariot through the zodiac. "...
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