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Two great Venetian libraries in the age of Aldus Manutius.

M. J. C. Lowry

Two great Venetian libraries in the age of Aldus Manutius.

by M. J. C. Lowry

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Published by John Rylands University Library of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, vol.57, no.1, autumn 1974.

ContributionsJohn Rylands University Library of Manchester.
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Open LibraryOL13743003M

17 Chapter Thirteen Homer, Venice, and Byzantium: Aldus Manutius’ First Edition of the Iliad Felix Szabo The tenth-century Byzantine manuscript known as Venetus A is one of the oldest surviving complete copy of Homer’s Iliad. The Aldus coin is the only book- or printing-related ancient coin in Manutius, the most famous printer of all times, had been given a copy of the Titus coin, with the dolphin-and-anchor logo on the verso, as a gift by Pietro Bembo.

The Greek Editions of Aldus Manutius and his Greek Collaborators was first published in Greek in , in order to commemorate the th anniversary of the death of the Venetian printer.4/5(1). Manutius, Aldus: see Aldus ManutiusAldus Manutius or Aldo Manuzio, –, Venetian printer. He was educated as a humanistic scholar and became tutor to several of the great ducal families. One of them, the Pio family, provided him with money to establish a printery in Venice. .. Click the link for more Manutius (ăl`dəs.

Aldus Manutius was the most innovative scholarly publisher of the Renaissance. This ITRL edition contains all of his prefaces to his editions of the Greek classics, translated for the first time into English. They provide unique insight into the world of scholarly publishing in Renaissance Venice. - Explore mmallard's board "Aldus Manutius" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Typography, Konmari books and Festina lente pins.


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Two great Venetian libraries in the age of Aldus Manutius by M. J. C. Lowry Download PDF EPUB FB2

TWO GREAT VENETIAN LIBRARIES IN THE AGE OF ALDUS MANUTIUS By M. LOWRY, M.A. Ph.D. LECTURER IN HISTORY, THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK DURING Marchwhile Venice was sinking ever deeper into its costly commitment to sustain Pisan liberties against Florence, Mann Sanudo recorded that information had been.

Founding the Aldine Press at Venice. Aldus Pius Manutius (/ məˈnjuːʃiəs /; Italian: Aldo Pio Manuzio; / – 6 February ) was a humanist, scholar, educator, and the founder of the Aldine Press. Manutius devoted the later part of his life to publishing and disseminating rare : Aldo Manuzio, /, Bassiano.

In April Manchester eScholar was replaced by the University of Manchester’s new Research Information Management System, Pure. In the autumn the University’s research outputs will be available to search and browse via a new Research by: 4.

It also introduces us to a new hero, and, as a fitting act of deference, I am going to put down a colon before writing his name: Aldus Manutius the Elder. This Venetian printer, who lived from towas the inventor of the italic typeface and also the first to use the semicolon." ^ Trussp. foreword.

Aldus Manutius and the Perfection of Book Printing. engineering, printing 6. February 0 Harald Sack. Aldus Manutius ( – ) On February 6,Venetian printer and publisher Aldus Pius Manutius passed away, the Italian humanist, scholar, educator, and the founder of the Aldine Press.

Manutius devoted the later part of his life to publishing and disseminating rare texts. An independent scholar, he spent time at Cambridge where he befriended John Colet () and Thomas More () during a time of great stress in the English Church.

He spent three years in Venice working as an editor in the publishing house of Aldus Manutius (). He later worked with printer Johannes Froben () in Basel. Aldus Manutius, also called Aldo Manuzio, byname Aldus Manutius the Elder, Italian Aldo Manuzio il Vecchio, original name Teobaldo Manucci, (bornBassiano, Papal States [Italy]—died February 6,Venice), the leading figure of his time in printing, publishing, and typography, founder of a veritable dynasty of great printer-publishers, and organizer of the famous Aldine Press.

Published on the occasion of the exhibitions at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 10 January - 9 April,and at the University Research Library, UCLA, 24 April - 28 July, ; From the private collection of Bruce Whiteman, Poet, and Head Librarian of.

That is just one example of how just one book can inspire great thinkers thousands of years after it was written. Books like that can inspire an entire exhibition in -- the event itself, Aldo Manuzio - il rinascimento di Venezia, is staged in a building designed by Palladio, the monastery of the Canonici della Carità, built during the s, which is part of the Accademia Gallery.

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The Venetian roots of revolutionary modern book printer Aldus Manutius shaped books as we know them today A 17th-century engraving of the.

EDITIONIS ESSE A "genuine” Aldine—the pride of the House of Manutius. tor Alberto Pio, Prince of Carpi. Two generations later the younger Aldus discussed with pride his family’s origins in his De Qvaesitis () also offering an interesting explanation of the name "Bas- sianus” taken by Aldus Manutius in certain books.

Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford. During the twenty years of Aldus’ publishing activity, different titles are known to have seen the light.

The exhibition in the University of Tartu Library presents 26 Aldines from the library’s rare books collection and commemorates the th anniversary of Aldus Manutius’ death. Gonnelli Casa d'Aste, Catalogo asta 7: Firenze, novembre Gonnelli Auction House, Auction Catalogue 6: Florence, November 11thth,   Aldus was succeeded in the management of his great printing establishment by his son, Paulus Manutius (Paolo Manuzio), b.

at Venice in He died in The work was then carried on by the latter's son, Aldus, until his death in   The Venetian printer Aldus Manutius (c. ) is credited with helping to create the notion of personal reading, thanks to his portable, accessible editions of the secular classics.

"That was why Erasmus, two centuries after Dante, praised Aldus Manutius, the great Venetian printer, for providing readers with a ‘library without walls' in.

The term "Aldine edition" is derived from Aldus Manutius, a 16th century Venetian printer who invented a print type that enabled the printing of a book small enough to put into one's pocket. Aldus Manutius, the great early Venetian printer and publisher.

Aldus introduced "smaller editions of the classics that would be more affordable and portable than the folios and quartos that were then common. He commissioned Francesco Griffo to cut a type based on the humanistic cursive script, which today we call Italic."; So italics began not as emphasis as we use it today, Views: K.

The Books of Venice (Il libro veneziano) contains a series of essays (in English and Italian) exploring Venetian book history from the Quattrocento through current production, books printed "in the shadow of Aldus Manutius."Venice's books, like her art and architecture, have long been considered one of her greatest glories.

Some of the earliest printers in Italy were Venetian, and Venice.Aldus Pius Manutius (/ m ə ˈ nj uː ʃ i ə s /; Italian: Aldo Pio Manuzio; / – 6 February ) was a Venetian humanist, scholar, and became a printer and publisher in his forties when he helped found the Aldine Press in us is known for publishing rare manuscripts in their original Greek and Latin form.Aldus Manutius is the man that invented italics.

Asked in Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages When did Aldus Manutius die? Aldus Manutius died in