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The Resource The library of the Badia fiesolana : intellectual history and education under the Medici (1462-1494), Angela Dressen

The library of the Badia fiesolana : intellectual history and education under the Medici (1462-1494), Angela Dressen

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The library of the Badia fiesolana : intellectual history and education under the Medici (1462-1494)
Title
The library of the Badia fiesolana
Title remainder
intellectual history and education under the Medici (1462-1494)
Statement of responsibility
Angela Dressen
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Shortly before his death in 1464 Cosimo de' Medici devoted himself to creating a great scholarly library at the Badia Fiesolana, located between the two Medici Villas at Fiesole and Careggi. Under Lorenzo the Magnificent, who enthusiastically continued his grandfather's enterprise, the library became celebrated as one of the meeting places of a Literary Academy ... The library had been stocked by the famous bookseller Vespasiano da Bisticci with more than 200 manuscripts. The formation of this library is exceptional in two ways. Firstly, the enormous speed of stocking the library within two years is unparalleled in Italy, and secondly the acquisition policy, which followed the bibliographic canon of pope Nicholas V, while carefully modifying it so as to support scholarly studies at a university level. Thus the Badia Fiesolana possessed the only library exclusively offering purposely chosen titles. The inventory of about 1464 is here published for the first time."--Back cover
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Dressen, Angela
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • RICABIM, Repertorio di inventari e cataloghi di biblioteche medievali dal secolo VI al 1520 = Repertory of inventories and catalogues of medieval libraries from the VIth century to 1520. Texts and studies
  • Biblioteche e archivi
Series volume
  • 1
  • 26
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medici, Cosimo de'
  • Medici, Lorenzo de'
  • Vespasiano
  • Poliziano, Angelo
  • Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni
  • Badia fiesolana
  • Libraries
  • Libraries
  • Education
  • Florence (Italy)
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The library of the Badia fiesolana : intellectual history and education under the Medici (1462-1494), Angela Dressen
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Revised and expanded version of the author's thesis (M.A.--Humboldt University, Berlin)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-169) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn843538753
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
x, 175 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9788884504890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)843538753
Label
The library of the Badia fiesolana : intellectual history and education under the Medici (1462-1494), Angela Dressen
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revised and expanded version of the author's thesis (M.A.--Humboldt University, Berlin)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-169) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn843538753
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
x, 175 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9788884504890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)843538753

Library Locations

    • Badia FiesolanaBorrow it
      Via dei Roccettini 9, San Domenico di Fiesole, 50014, IT
      43.803074 11.283055
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