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  • Branch of philosophy is exactly "Rhetoric"

The anonymous translation of Aristotle's Rhetoric witnessed by ms. Modena, BEU, It. 225 appears as a beautifully written copy which follows formal standards of contemporary printed books. No dedicatee is mentioned. The translation covers the three…

4°; a2, A-Y4, Z2; ff. [2], 93, [1]; mm. 135×192. Dedication and foreword in roman, text in italics.

Faustino Summo's Discorsi poetici is a collection of lectures previously given on specific passages or matters from Aristotle's Poetics. The work is dedicated as a whole to Federico Corner (Cornaro), who is mentioned as patron and founder of an…

Paper; misc.; ff. [6], 413, [1]; mm. 190_270. Title on spine: 'Raccolta / di vari / manoscritti / Tom. VII. / Copia'. The last text copied refers to 1593.

The Discorso (which is divided into two different discorsi) draws from several sources: though the main frame of the work is platonic, there is a section entirely devoted to Aristotle's teachings in the field of rhetoric (ff. 253v-256r).

Paper; misc., comp. (several units); variable measures. Relevant unit: mm. 215_315. The treatise is provided with two diagrams (ff. 193v, 194v).

Paper; misc., comp.; ff. [2], 153. Relevant unit: mm. 270_200.

The brief treatise by Robortello, witnessed by miscellaneous manuscripts, deals with topics and discusses Aristotelian principles from the Prior Analytics, which are presented as a fundamental source for the rational faculties (Rhetoric, Poetics,…

The Discorso was written in 1565 by Francesco De Vieri on the occasion of Francesco I de Medici's wedding; it is thus dedicated to the duke and his wife, Johanna of Austria. The work, conceived as a thorough discussion of philosophy and its…

Parchment; ff. I, 37, I; mm. 165_230. Layout: mm. 102_155. Lines: 24 per page. Beautiful dedicatory copy. Initials of paragraphs and names of dedicatees in red. Binding decorated with Medici coat of arms.

8°. *4, A-I8, K4. ff. [4], pp. 148, ff. [II]. Preface to the readers italics, text roman. mm. 105×158.

Paper; misc.; ff. [6], 413, [1]; mm. 190_270. Title on spine: 'Raccolta / di vari / manoscritti / Tom. VII. / Copia'. The last text copied refers to 1593.

The anonymous Discorso focuses on Aristotle's Rhetoric, book 2, and more specifically deals with the so-called movimento degli affetti. Other Aristotelian works such as the treatise On the Soul are mentioned.

4°; A4-B4; ff. 8. Epistle in Roman, text in Italics.

Fabio Benvoglienti's Discorso sopra la materia de gli affetti is conceived as an introduction to (and compendium of) Aristotle's discussion of passions in Rhetoric, book 2. After a short preamble in which the Author explains Aristotle's priority in…

This partial translation of Aristotle's Rhetoric, book 1, from the Latin version by Daniele Barbaro might be attributed to Camillo II Capilupi, whose hand - according to Gasparrini 1939 - would be responsible for several texts included in ms. Rome,…

Paper; ff. 74; mm. 195_263. Old binding in parchment. Title on spine: 'Manu script. Intro. alla Morale'.

The two treatises form a sort of compendium of ethics and rhetoric slavishly based on Aristotle's works.

Parchment; ff. [viii], 132, [ii]; mm. 273_182. Layout: mm. 115_190. Red rubrics, initials in red and blue, paragraph marks in red and blue. Several marginal annotations by Jacopo Corbinelli (ff. 96v-124v).
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