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  • Creator is exactly "ALBERGATI Fabio"

Paper; ff. [II], 623, [II]; mm. 200_260. Contemporary binding. The last page not numbered as a date: '16 ott. 1609'. An different title, L'Ethica di Fabio Albergati, though erased, is still readable on the spine of the book. The title Del sommo bene.…

Paper; ff. [IV], 94, [IV]; mm. 270_202. Later binding. The text is closer to the Vatican copy (Urb. Lat. 1391) than to the printed edition of 1627.

Paper; mm. 270_201; ff. [I], [3: a-c], 20, [3], [I]. The text is not easily legible because of a protective film applied on the pages.

4°. [I tomo] +-++4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Yyy4; [II tomo] +4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Nnn4, a4-k4. ff. [8], pp. 542, f. [1]; ff. [4], pp. 472, ff. [40]. Text in Roman, titles of paragraphs in Italics.

4°. §4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Mmm4, Nnn6. ff. [4], pp. 427, ff. 24. Text in Roman, quotations in Italics. mm. 220×150.

Fabio Albergati's Le morali is a treatise on virtues very based on Aristotle's Nicoamachean Ethics. The work was first published in 1627, after Fabio's death (1606), by the author's son, Antonio, bishop of Bisceglie, who dedicated the book to pope…

As Albergati states in the preface letter to cardinal Pietro Aldobrandini, he had been asked to write the work by cardinal Francisco de Toledo Herrera in order to reprobate Jean Bodin's political theories by means of a strong defence of Aristotle's.…

The work discusses the ways a prince should approach philosophical contents and, above all, moral and political philosophy. The author does not focus on specific matters, but finds in Aristotle the main reference for an ideal compendium.
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