Information for Students
Contents of the site
In about 54 screens, you will learn to recognise the most important
characteristics of the Dutch love emblems. While going through the site,
looking and reading assignments will help you test your newly acquired
knowledge in just 25 questions. Once you have entered your answer, you cannot
revise it. However, the assignments can be made independently of each other,
since together with the correct answer, additional feedback is provided.
The seventeenth century and Latin texts have been respelled and transliterated,
the punctuation has been
modernised, and explanations of words are provided where needed.
Once you have completed the questions, you will receive your total score. You will
also be given a writing assignment, which you can hand in to your teacher for
evaluation. If you have any questions, you can always e-mail the
This site is viewable on both Apple and Windows computers, with Netscape Navigator or
Internet Explorer (version 4.0 or higher) and a preferred resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
Run 'Start' -> 'Settings' -> 'Control Panel' -> 'Display' -> 'Settings', to change to
the desired resolution. Finally, click on 'OK' to save your new settings.
Or alternatively, right click with your mouse on your desktop -> 'Properties'
-> 'Settings', change the resolution and click 'OK' to save.
Each question can be answered only once. However, if you want to go back to the
previous screens before giving your answer, you can do so by using the 'Back' button
of your browser. You can also navigate through this site by using the options 'Home',
'Literature' and 'EPU' on the menu bar. When you click on 'Home', you will enter the
default page - the page that loads automatically when the site is entered. The option
'Literature' provides a bibliography of the used books and websites. When you move
your mouse cursor over the illustrations, a text box will appear which tells you the source
of the illustration in question. Finally, 'EPU' provides information on the research project
to which this site belongs to:
Emblem Project Utrecht. Here you will find more emblems, more literature and
more background information.