Francesco Filelfo
1398-1481

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Title

Francesco Filelfo
1398-1481

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Birthplace

Tolentino

Place of Death

Florence

Biographical Text

Pupil of Johannes Chrysoloras in Constantinople, from where he brought 40 Greek MSS. to Italy. Itinerant teacher in Vienna, Venice, Bologna, Florence (1429-1434) , Siena, Milan 1440-1474, thereafter he lived until shortly after his death in Rome. He was appointed poet laureate and apostolic secretary by Pope Nicolaus V in 1453.

Nationality

Italian

Source

Photograph of an anonymous engraving in P. Jovius, Elogia, Basel 1577.

Citation

“Francesco Filelfo
1398-1481,” Alfred Gudeman's Imagines Philologorum, 2nd Edition, accessed August 2, 2021, https://imaginesphilologorum.net/items/show/63.

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