The upper half of a two-sheet allegorical print showing at centre John Baconthorpe and John Duns Scotus debating in a round temple, watched over by Mathematica, Theologia, Philia, Physica and Ethica; the temple is surrounded by water; several ships and boats are seen sailing, some figures are seen drowning; there are figures and tents on the rocky banks on either side, notably Solomon on the left and tents bearing the names of Greek philosophers on the right  Engraving

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1880,0214.122

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The upper half of a two-sheet allegorical print showing at centre John Baconthorpe and John Duns Scotus debating in a round temple, watched over by Mathematica, Theologia, Philia, Physica and Ethica; the temple is surrounded by water; several ships and boats are seen sailing, some figures are seen drowning; there are figures and tents on the rocky banks on either side, notably Solomon on the left and tents bearing the names of Greek philosophers on the right Engraving

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