Note 16

David's sin with Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah the Hittite, is recounted in a Samuel xi. Adagiorum Chiliades was the title given to the book of adages from the Aldine edition of 1508 to the Froben edition of 1523. Before 1508 the work was called Adagiorum Collectanea and from 1526 Adagiorum Opus. The 1536 edition reverts to Chiliades. On the Silenus figure, see note 10, p. 13, and note 53, p. 44.

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