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Giovanni Aurispa

(1376—1459)


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(1376–1459),

Sicilian humanist, Hellenist, and collector of manuscripts. Aurispa studied in Naples before undertaking two protracted visits to the Byzantine East (1405–13, 1421–3). On his first visit he worked in ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Literature.


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