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Alde Manuce et L'Hellinisme à Venise

Alde Manuce et L'Hellinisme à Venise

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Alde Manuce et L'Hellinisme à Venise: Hellenisme dans l'occident, etc.

by Ambroise Firmin-Didot

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Firmin-Didot's well-known study of Alde Manuce (Aldus Manutius or Aldo Manuzio ca. 1450-1515), the famous Venetian printer, scholar, humanist, typeface inventor, Philhellene, and founder of the Aldine Press, and his involvement in printing and making available original classic Greek texts, in the context of Hellenism in Venice and elsewhere in the Renaissance. First published in Paris in 1875.

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876) was a scion of the famous Didot family of printers, publishers and booksellers. He was also a diplomat and Philhellene, and studied Greek under the famous scholar Adamantios Koraïs.

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Alde Manuce et L'Hellinisme à Venise
Ambroise Firmin-Didot
Red cloth, silver stamped title in black field
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Aldo Manuzio, Renaissance, Humanism, Venice, Hellenism, History
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Italian Renaissance;
24 cm x 16 cm x 42.75 cm

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