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Bembo, Pietro 1470-1547

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Pietro Bembo's Gli Asolani by Pietro Bembo( Book )

192 editions published between 1505 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Venice by Pietro Bembo( Book )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and Latin and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), a Venetian nobleman, later a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, was the most celebrated Latin stylist of his day and was widely admired for his writings in Italian as well. His early dialogue on the subject of love greatly influenced the development of the literary vernacular, as did his Prose della volgar lingua (1525). From 1513 to 1521 he served Pope Leo X as Latin secretary and became known as the leading advocate of Ciceronian Latin in Europe and of the Tuscan dialect within Italy. He was named official historian of Venice in 1529 and began to compose in Latin his continuation of the city's history in twelve books, covering the years from 1487 to 1513. Although the work chronicles internal politics and events, much of it is devoted to the external affairs of Venice, principally conflicts with other European states (France, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire, Milan, and the papacy) and with the Turks in the East.The History of Venice was published after Bembo's death, in Latin and in his own Italian version. This edition, in a projected three volumes, makes it available for the first time in English translation
The prettiest love letters in the world : letters between Lucrezia Borgia & Pietro Bembo, 1503 to 1519 by Lucrezia Borgia( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If history remembers Lucrezia Borgia at all, it is as a woman of extravagant vices whose name has become synonymous with political intrigue and poison. Cardinal Bembo is remembered primarily as the namesake of a popular typeface. But as this book of letters reveals, there was real substance, and real faces, to both of them. Borgia, a child bride who was ruthlessly exploited for political advantage by three husbands, proved to be a girl of surprising resilence and cunning, anything but a monster. Pietro Bembo, the learned and surpassingly gentle scholar, was the perfect product of the Renaissance. The covert love affair they conducted over a period of sixteen years under the nose of Borgia's ruthless brother, Cesare, was as dangerous as it was impassioned, and their letters, which provide a unique record of life during the Italian Renaissance, are a testament both to a relationship of rare beauty and to a feudal society of strict boundaries, dark dynastic drives, boundless political ambition, and extraordinary gallantry." "Set in (what else?) Monotype Bembo, and illustrated with the charming and delicate wood engravings of Richard Shirley Smith, this elegant paperback will be a memorable gift for modern lovers."--Jacket
Prose e rime by Pietro Bembo( Book )

50 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose della volgar lingua by Pietro Bembo( Book )

44 editions published between 1525 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opere in volgare by Pietro Bembo( Book )

15 editions published in 1961 in Italian and English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le epistole "De imitatione" di Giovanfrancesco Pico della Mirandola e di Pietro Bembo by Giovanni Francesco Pico della Mirandola( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in 4 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Della historia Vinitiana di M. Pietro Bembo, Card., volgarmente scritta : libri XII by Pietro Bembo( Book )

30 editions published in 1552 in Italian and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opere del cardinale Pietro Bembo by Pietro Bembo( Book )

31 editions published between 1729 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rime di Monsignor P. Bembo by Pietro Bembo( Book )

74 editions published between 1530 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande fiamma : lettere 1503-1517 by Pietro Bembo( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose della volgar lingua : l'editio princeps del 1525 riscontrata con l'autografo Vaticano latino 3210 by Pietro Bembo( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helenae encomium by Gorgias( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in Latin and Greek, Ancient and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Donadi's edition of Gorgias' Helenae encomium takes into account the entire manuscript tradition of this work, offering definitive readings of many obscure passages. The new text goes beyond the schematic distinction between the Ms. Burneianus A and the Ms. X (Palatinus 88) offered by other current editions."--Publisher's Web site
Volgarizzamento des Dialogs De Guido Ubaldo Feretrio deque Elisabetha Gonzagia Urbini ducibus by Pietro Bembo( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in Italian and German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Che giova posseder citadi e regni by Orlando di Lasso( )

3 editions published in 1927 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petri Bembi cardinalis Historiae Venetae libri XII by Pietro Bembo( Book )

29 editions published between 1551 and 2007 in Latin and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1501 Aldine edition of Le cose volgari by Francesco Petrarca( Book )

22 editions published between 1501 and 1997 in Italian and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Venetian printer and scholar Aldo Manuzio (1449 or 1450-1515) was the first printer to produce so-called libri portatiles (portable books), editions of texts without scholarly commentary in octavo, a format that until that time was used only for prayer books. Manuzio published this edition of the poems of Francesco Petrarca (also known as Petrarch, 1304-74) in July 1501, thus producing an outstanding example of his innovative abilities as a printer. Manuzio's Petrarch was the first portable book in Italian. It was printed using the italic types introduced by Aldo, which he devised by imitating the handwriting of his time. The text itself was edited by the scholar Pietro Bembo, using a manuscript of Petrarch. Most of Petrarch's writing was in Latin but he is best known for his Italian lyric poems. The famous Aldine Collection of the Berlin State Library boasts three copies of the Petrarch, the paper copy and two illuminated and illustrated copies printed on parchment. For example, Ebd 58/59 has an armorial frontispiece representing the noble Priuli family from Venice, while Ald. Ren. 28,5 <2. Ex.> has a portrait of Petrarca instead
Lyric poetry : Etna by Pietro Bembo( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and Latin and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), scholar and critic, was one of the most admired Latinists of his day. After some years at the court of Urbino, where he exchanged Platonic love letters with Lucrezia Borgia, he moved to Rome and served as secretary to Leo X (1513-1520). Later he retired to Padua and a life of letters. He was made a cardinal in 1539. The poems in this volume come from all periods of his life and reflect both this erudition and his wide-ranging friendships. This verse edition is the first time they have been translated into English." "This volume also includes the prose dialogue Etna, an account of Bembo's ascent of Mt. Etna in Sicily during his student days."--Jacket
Giunta fatta al ragionamento degli articoli et de' verbi di messer Pietro Bembo by Lodovico Castelvetro( Book )

7 editions published between 1563 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The prettiest love letters in the world : letters between Lucrezia Borgia & Pietro Bembo, 1503 to 1519Lyric poetry : EtnaPietro Bembo : lover, linguist, cardinalMarsilio Ficino, Pietro Bembo, Baldassare Castiglione : philosophical, aesthetic, and political approaches in Renaissance PlatonismLa hija del Papa