The Vespasiano Memoirs: Live of Illustrious Men of the XVth Century / Edition 8

The Vespasiano Memoirs: Live of Illustrious Men of the XVth Century / Edition 8

by Vespasiano da Basticci
     
 

The memoirs of a Florentine bookseller, Vespasiano da Basticci (b. 1421), who was the most celebrated dealer of books and manuscripts of his generation. His shop become a meeting place for distinguished and learned individuals of his time.

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The memoirs of a Florentine bookseller, Vespasiano da Basticci (b. 1421), who was the most celebrated dealer of books and manuscripts of his generation. His shop become a meeting place for distinguished and learned individuals of his time.

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ISBN-13:
9780802079688
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Series:
RSART: Renaissance Society of America Reprint Text Series, #7
Edition description:
REP
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.33(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Torchbook Edition
Translators' Introduction1
IA Discourse by the Author13
IIPopes and Rulers
Pope Eugenius IV (1383-1447)17
Pope Nicolas V (1398-1455)31
Alfonso, King of Naples (1401-1458)59
Federigo, Duke of Urbino (1422-1482)83
Alessandro Sforza, Lord of Pesaro (1404-1466)114
Gostanzo Sforza117
IIICardinals
Cardinal Branda (1341-1433)119
Cardinal Antonio de' Coreri121
Nicolao degli Albergati, Cardinal of Santa Croce (1395-1443)123
Giuliano Cesarini, Cardinal of S. Agnolo (1398-1444)125
Domenico Capranica, Cardinal of Fermo (1400-1458)133
Cardinal Niceno - a Greek (d. 1472)137
The Cardinal of Ravenna (d. 1461)141
Cardinal Jacopo of Portugal (1413-1439)143
The Cardinal of Girona146
The Cardinal of Rieti153
The Cardinal of Spoleto154
The Cardinal of S. Marcello154
The Cardinal of S. Sisto - a Catalan155
The Cardinal de Mella - a Spaniard155
The Cardinal di Mendoza - a Spaniard155
Cardinal Cusano - a German (1401-1464)156
IVArchbishops and Bishops
Archbishop Antonio, Florentine (1309-1459)157
Santo Bernardino da Massa (1380-1444)163
Orlando Bonarli, Archbishop of Florence168
The Bishop of Ferrara169
The Bishop of Verona (1410-1471)170
The Bishop of Padua (Donati) (1380-1447)171
The Bishop of Padua (Zeno)172
The Bishop of Brescia173
The Bishop of Brescia174
Patriarch of Jerusalem174
The Bishop of Raugia (1437-1510)175
The Bishop of Fiesole176
The Bishop of Corone177
The Bishop of Capaccio178
The Bishop of Imola178
The Bishop of Volterra (Cavalcanti) (d. 1449)179
The Bishop of Volterra (degli Agli)179
The Bishop of Massa (Dati) (d. 1471)180
The Bishop of Sipontino (Perotto) (d. 1430)181
The Bishop of Ely (Gray) (1408-1478)184
The Bishop of Vico186
The Archbishop of Strigonia188
The Bishop of Funfkirchen192
The Bishop of Cologna - a Hungarian197
The Bishop of Miletus201
Alfonso di Portogallo - Bishop202
Gregorio, Protonotaio Apostolico204
The English Protonotary Apostolic206
Friar Ambrogio208
VStatesmen
Cosimo de' Medici (1389-1464)213
Palla di Noferi degli Strozzi (1372-1462)235
Matteo Strozzi245
Agnolo Pandolfini (1360-1446)246
Pandolfo Pandolfini257
Piero di Neri Acciaiuoli269
Donato Acciaiuoli (1428-1478)276
Agnolo Acciaiuoli293
Agnolo Manetti305
Piero de' Pazzi310
Lorenzo Ridolfi316
Ser Filippo di Ser Ugolino (d. 1454)319
Bernardo Giugni326
Count Camarlingo (d. 1481)330
Michele Feriero332
Matteo Malferito333
Francesco del Bennino334
Duca di Worcestri (John Tiptoft, Earl of Worcester) (1427-1470)335
Alvaro di Luna (d. 1453)338
Antonio Cincinello340
VIWriters
Poggio Fiorentino (Bracciolini) (1380-1454)351
Works Written by Messer Poggio357
Lionardo d' Arezzo (Lionardo Bruno) (d. 1443)358
Carlo d' Arezzo (Marsuppini) (d. 1455)369
Benedetto D. Arezzo (1415-1466)370
Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459)372
Nicolao Nicoli (d. 1437)395
Franco Sacchetti403
Giorgio di Trabisonda (1396-1468)406
Francesco Filelfo (1398-1481)408

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