The Victor

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: The Victor

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Description: The image depicts several military scenes: a sea battle, two armies clashing in a field and a city under siege. In the foreground, Abigail brings provisions to David's men, two men hide behind a rock and a central figure wears a crown and carries a rosary. The Latin superscription reads, "He who conquers himself merits the foremost crown," and the text below, "Who is better than he who conquers a city in might? To him the reins of prudence restrain the passionate mind".

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