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The Resource A Sisto V Pontefice Ottimo Massimo : oratione, Aldo Mannucci, recitata nell'Academia Bolognese, l'anno MDXXCV à XIV di Maggio ; tradotta da Gio. Francesco Costeo

A Sisto V Pontefice Ottimo Massimo : oratione, Aldo Mannucci, recitata nell'Academia Bolognese, l'anno MDXXCV à XIV di Maggio ; tradotta da Gio. Francesco Costeo

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A Sisto V Pontefice Ottimo Massimo : oratione
Title
A Sisto V Pontefice Ottimo Massimo
Title remainder
oratione
Statement of responsibility
Aldo Mannucci, recitata nell'Academia Bolognese, l'anno MDXXCV à XIV di Maggio ; tradotta da Gio. Francesco Costeo
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Summary
First edition in Italian, issued simultaneously with the Latin text, of a speech to Pope Sixtus V, delivered May 14, 1585, by Aldo Manuzio the Younger upon being admitted to the Chair of Eloquence at the University of Bologna.
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • 235:4 (note)
  • M-436
  • p. 411
Citation source
  • Renouard, A.A. Annales de l'imprimerie des Alde
  • Adams
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
In his oration, Aldo praises knowledge and learning in general, and the nobility of man, who has been endowed with senses, memory, speech and intelligence for noble aims. Aldo goes on to praise the city and university of Bologna, which he compares to ancient Rome and Athens. In conclusion, he eulogizes Pope Gregory XIII, a native Bolognese, and his successor, Pope Sixtus V
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A Sisto V Pontefice Ottimo Massimo : oratione, Aldo Mannucci, recitata nell'Academia Bolognese, l'anno MDXXCV à XIV di Maggio ; tradotta da Gio. Francesco Costeo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • One of three editions of Manuzio's speech printed in Bologna in 1585: the Latin text appeared as a folio, printed by Giovanni de' Rossi, and as a quarto, printed by Alessandro Benacci; the Italian text, translated by one of Manuzio's pupils, Giovanni Francesco Costeo, was also printed by Benacci
  • Signatures: A8 B4
  • Last [2] p. blank
  • Woodcuts: papal arms of Sixtus V on title-page; head-pieces; pictorial initials
  • Oration printed in large roman type; preface in large italic type
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
22, [2] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: modern boards, covered with leaf of an incunable printed in red and black. Purchase, E.K. Schreiber, 1990.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55104127
  • ucoclc55104127
Label
A Sisto V Pontefice Ottimo Massimo : oratione, Aldo Mannucci, recitata nell'Academia Bolognese, l'anno MDXXCV à XIV di Maggio ; tradotta da Gio. Francesco Costeo
Publication
Note
  • One of three editions of Manuzio's speech printed in Bologna in 1585: the Latin text appeared as a folio, printed by Giovanni de' Rossi, and as a quarto, printed by Alessandro Benacci; the Italian text, translated by one of Manuzio's pupils, Giovanni Francesco Costeo, was also printed by Benacci
  • Signatures: A8 B4
  • Last [2] p. blank
  • Woodcuts: papal arms of Sixtus V on title-page; head-pieces; pictorial initials
  • Oration printed in large roman type; preface in large italic type
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
22, [2] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: modern boards, covered with leaf of an incunable printed in red and black. Purchase, E.K. Schreiber, 1990.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55104127
  • ucoclc55104127

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