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Physical Form and Textual Meaning in the Aldine Book: The Symbolic Significance of Typeface

Gareth D. Williams

in Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190272296
eISBN:
9780190272319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272296.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 begins with the early 1490s rise of the Aldine Press at Venice and De Aetna’s place in relation to Aldo Manuzio’s print experimentation through the 1501 introduction of his libelli ... More


From Venice to Sicily: Bembo’s Greek Education, His Teachers, His Inspirers

Gareth D. Williams

in Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190272296
eISBN:
9780190272319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272296.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 focuses on Bembo’s complex motivations for leaving Venice for Messina in 1492, and particularly on four individuals who shaped his humanism both before and during his time in Sicily. It is ... More


Intellectual Property and the Adages

Kathy Eden

in Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter describes how the Adagiorum chiliades—arguably the hottest literary property of the first quarter of the sixteenth century—helped to secure the fame and fortune of Europe's two most ... More


Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

Gareth D. Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190272296
eISBN:
9780190272319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272296.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo (1470–1547), on his stay in Sicily in 1492–4 to study the ancient Greek language under the Byzantine émigré Constantine Lascaris, and above ... More


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