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Encyclopedia > Girolamo Ruscelli

Girolamo Ruscelli (ca.15041566) was a Venetian cartographer, editor and translator. He is perhaps best known for his translation in Italian language of Ptolemy's Geography. Events January 1 - French troops surrender Gaeta to the Spanish under Cordoba. ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... Location within Italy Venice (Italian: Venezia), the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice, 45°26′ N 12°19′ E, population 271,663 (census estimate 2004-01-01). ... Cartography or mapmaking (in Greek chartis = map and graphein = write) is the study and practice of making maps or globes. ... Claudius Ptolemaeus, given contemporary German styling, in a 16th century engraved book frontispiece. ...


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Girolamo Ruscelli - Proemio ai Secreti nuovi di maravigliosa virtu (2501 words)
Le raccolte di Secreti firmate dal Ruscelli sotto lo pseudonimo di Alessio Piemontese sono, a cavallo tra il XVI ed il XVII secolo, probabilmente, le più diffuse in assoluto.
Con una ricostruzione puramente indiziaria ma non improbabile l’Eamon collega il Ruscelli all’ambiente intellettuale e scientifico raccolto intorno alla corte del principe di Salerno Ferrante Sanseverino, alleato politico del D’Avalos contro il comune nemico rappresentato dal viceré spagnolo Pedro da Toledo.
Girolamo Ruscelli – Secreti nuovi di maravigliosa virtù.
Girolamo Ruscelli - Proemio ai Secreti nuovi di maravigliosa virtu (2510 words)
Girolamo Ruscelli Proemio ai Secreti nuovi di maravigliosa virtu (Vinegia 1567).
Intorno al 1541 il Ruscelli si trasferisce dalla residenza romana del cardinale Grimani, nella residenza napoletana del marchese Alfonso D’Avalos.
Purtroppo intorno all’accademia descritta dal Ruscelli, non abbiamo altre testimonianze.
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