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Pietro Bembo on Etna : the ascent of a Venetian humanist, Gareth D. Williams

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Pietro Bembo on Etna : the ascent of a Venetian humanist
Title
Pietro Bembo on Etna
Title remainder
the ascent of a Venetian humanist
Statement of responsibility
Gareth D. Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), on his ascent of Mount Etna in 1493, and above all on the striking artistic originality of the elegant Latin work that he wrote about his climb after his return to Venice in 1494: his De Aetna, published at the Aldine press in Venice in 1496
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Williams, Gareth D.,
Dewey number
858.309
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Bembo, Pietro
  • Bembo, Pietro
  • Etna, Mount (Italy)
Label
Pietro Bembo on Etna : the ascent of a Venetian humanist, Gareth D. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Pietro Bembo on Etna; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Plates; Introduction; 1. The Etna Idea; 1.1 Pindar, Pythian 1; 1.2 Virgil and Lucretius; (i) Virgil; (ii) Lucretius; 1.3 Seneca, Ovid, and the Aetna Poet; (i) Seneca; (ii) Ovid; (iii) The Aetna Poem; 1.4 The Open-​Ended Etna Idea; 2. From Memory to Modernity; 2.1 Mnemonic Topography; 2.2 Antiquarian Travel before Bembo; 2.3 Urbano Bolzanio; 2.4 Etna as an Island, Noniano as a Memory Place; 2.5 Petrarch on Mont Ventoux; 2.6 De Aetna and the History of Mountaineering
  • 2.7 Banishing Hellish Myth and Legend3. From Venice to Sicily: Bembo's Greek Education, His Teachers, His Inspirers; 3.1 Poliziano, the Bembine Terence, and Bembo's Sogno; 3.2 Bembo's Greek Studies in Messina; (i) Bembo's Letter to Demetrius Moschus; (ii) Bembo's Gorgias; (iii) Bembo as Advocate for Greek Letters; (iv) Claudian's Greek Gigantomachia; (v) Lascaris' Greek Grammar; 3.3 Absent Presences: Giorgio Valla and Ermolao Barbaro; 3.4 The Half-​Story So Far; 4. De Aetna in the Context of Quattrocento Venetian Humanism; 4.1 Ermolao Barbaro, Born for Letters, Bred for State Service
  • 4.2 The Evolution of Quattrocento Venetian Humanism4.3 Pietro's Peers, Gli Asolani, and the Leggi della Compagnia degli Amici; (i) Angelo Gabriele; (ii) Gli Asolani, and Pietro's Correspondence with Trifone Gabriele; (iii) Vincenzo Quirini and Tommaso Giustiniani; 5. Physical Form and Textual Meaning in the Aldine Book: The Symbolic Significance of Typeface; 5.1 Venice, the Rise of Printing, and the Aldine Press; 5.2 The Aldine Octavo Handbook; 5.3 The Interrelationship of Physical Form and Textual Meaning; 5.4 Bernardo Bembo, Petrarch's Laura, and Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de' Benci
  • 5.5 Endpoint, Start Point6. Activations of Landscape in De Aetna; 6.1 Venice, the Veneto, and Villa Culture; 6.2 Father and Son in Pietro's Early Verses; 6.3 The Recalibration of Perspective through Contrasts of Landscape; 6.4 Shaping Etna's Landscape through Poetic Inscription; 7. The Bembo Collection, and Evocations of Noniano; 7.1 Pietro Bembo the Collector; 7.2 Coins, Medals, and Valerio Belli's Bembo; 7.3 Titian, Bembo, and Evocation of Sweet Noniano; 7.4 De Aetna and Naturalist Collecting; 7.5 Bembo and Giovanni Bellini; Text and Translation; Bibliography; Index of Passages
  • General IndexIndex of Latin Words; Index of Greek words; About the Types
Control code
ocn992574222
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190272319
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)992574222
Label
Pietro Bembo on Etna : the ascent of a Venetian humanist, Gareth D. Williams
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Pietro Bembo on Etna; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Plates; Introduction; 1. The Etna Idea; 1.1 Pindar, Pythian 1; 1.2 Virgil and Lucretius; (i) Virgil; (ii) Lucretius; 1.3 Seneca, Ovid, and the Aetna Poet; (i) Seneca; (ii) Ovid; (iii) The Aetna Poem; 1.4 The Open-​Ended Etna Idea; 2. From Memory to Modernity; 2.1 Mnemonic Topography; 2.2 Antiquarian Travel before Bembo; 2.3 Urbano Bolzanio; 2.4 Etna as an Island, Noniano as a Memory Place; 2.5 Petrarch on Mont Ventoux; 2.6 De Aetna and the History of Mountaineering
  • 2.7 Banishing Hellish Myth and Legend3. From Venice to Sicily: Bembo's Greek Education, His Teachers, His Inspirers; 3.1 Poliziano, the Bembine Terence, and Bembo's Sogno; 3.2 Bembo's Greek Studies in Messina; (i) Bembo's Letter to Demetrius Moschus; (ii) Bembo's Gorgias; (iii) Bembo as Advocate for Greek Letters; (iv) Claudian's Greek Gigantomachia; (v) Lascaris' Greek Grammar; 3.3 Absent Presences: Giorgio Valla and Ermolao Barbaro; 3.4 The Half-​Story So Far; 4. De Aetna in the Context of Quattrocento Venetian Humanism; 4.1 Ermolao Barbaro, Born for Letters, Bred for State Service
  • 4.2 The Evolution of Quattrocento Venetian Humanism4.3 Pietro's Peers, Gli Asolani, and the Leggi della Compagnia degli Amici; (i) Angelo Gabriele; (ii) Gli Asolani, and Pietro's Correspondence with Trifone Gabriele; (iii) Vincenzo Quirini and Tommaso Giustiniani; 5. Physical Form and Textual Meaning in the Aldine Book: The Symbolic Significance of Typeface; 5.1 Venice, the Rise of Printing, and the Aldine Press; 5.2 The Aldine Octavo Handbook; 5.3 The Interrelationship of Physical Form and Textual Meaning; 5.4 Bernardo Bembo, Petrarch's Laura, and Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de' Benci
  • 5.5 Endpoint, Start Point6. Activations of Landscape in De Aetna; 6.1 Venice, the Veneto, and Villa Culture; 6.2 Father and Son in Pietro's Early Verses; 6.3 The Recalibration of Perspective through Contrasts of Landscape; 6.4 Shaping Etna's Landscape through Poetic Inscription; 7. The Bembo Collection, and Evocations of Noniano; 7.1 Pietro Bembo the Collector; 7.2 Coins, Medals, and Valerio Belli's Bembo; 7.3 Titian, Bembo, and Evocation of Sweet Noniano; 7.4 De Aetna and Naturalist Collecting; 7.5 Bembo and Giovanni Bellini; Text and Translation; Bibliography; Index of Passages
  • General IndexIndex of Latin Words; Index of Greek words; About the Types
Control code
ocn992574222
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190272319
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)992574222

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