Vasquin Philieul letter, 1800s?


Vasquin Philieul letter, 1800s?

A 19th-century manuscript copy, from the Archivio di stato in Florence: Dogana di Frenze, filza di Memoriali dal 1561 al 1563, no. 210. The letter is addressed: atque Dux, cuius virtus iustitiaeque fama maiores sunt quavis dignitate. In the letter, Philieul mentions his translation of Petrarch.

1 leaf ; 32 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7329270

Cornell University Library

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Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374 (person)

Francesco Petrarca (b. July 20, 1304, Arezzo, Italy–d. July 19, 1374, Arquà, Italy), commonly anglicized as Petrarch, was a scholar and poet of Renaissance Italy who was one of the earliest humanists. His rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the 14th-century Renaissance. Petrarch is often considered the founder of Humanism. Petrarch would be later endorsed as a model for Italian style by the Accademia della Crusca. Petrarch stduied law at the University of Montpell...

Archivio di Stato di Firenze (corporateBody)

Philieul, Vasquin, 1522-ca. 1582. (person)