Giovanni Aurispa
1376-1459

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Title

Giovanni Aurispa
1376-1459

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Birthplace

Noto (Sicily)

Place of Death

Ferrara

Biographical Text

Itinerant humanistic teacher in Venice, Bologna, Florence, and Ferrara from 1424-1440. He brought 238 vols. of the Greek classics from Constantinople to Italy in 1423 and discovered Tertullian, the Panegyrici with the Panegyricus in Traianum of the younger Pliny and Donatus' commentary on Terence.

Nationality

Italian

Source

Prof. Medea Norsa, Florence.

Further Resources

Citation

“Giovanni Aurispa
1376-1459,” Alfred Gudeman's Imagines Philologorum, 2nd Edition, accessed August 2, 2021, https://imaginesphilologorum.net/items/show/84.

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