Le mechanice d'Aristotile trasportate di greco in volgare idioma

Aristotelian work
Date: 1573

Work ref: 75
Multiple work: No
Type: Prose

Author

GUARINO Antonio
(16th c.)

Extant versions

Printed editions

Related to Aristotle's

Physics
Mechanics

Branch of Philosophy

Natural Philosophy
—Physics

Description

Antonio Guarino's Le mechanice is the first Italian translation of and commentary on the pseudo-Aristotelian Mechanics. Guarino, who worked as inspector of fortifications for the duke Alfonso II d'Este of Modena was acquainted with Greek and translated the text from the original. Cf. the work of his colleague Giovanni Battista Aleotti who translated Hero's Pneumatics from Greek into Italian (Gli artifitiosi et curiosi moti spiritali di Herrone, Ferrara: Vittorio Baldini, 1589).

Printed Editions

City
Modena
Year
1573




Original Record Author
Eugenio Refini
Record Last Updated On
07/03/2013
Record Last Updated By

Citation
Eugenio Refini, ‘Le mechanice d'Aristotile trasportate di greco in volgare idioma’, in Vernacular Aristotelianism in Renaissance Italy Database (VARIDB)
  <https://vari.warwick.ac.uk/items/show/4972> [accessed 5 March 2024]