Le mechanice d'Aristotile trasportate di greco in volgare idioma

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Le mechanice d'Aristotile trasportate di greco in volgare idioma

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).

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Date

1573

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Type

Prose

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Is Referenced By

Cranz and Schmitt 1984: 108.585; Rose and Drake 1971: 34-35; Helbing 2001: 222-223; Festa and Roux 2001: 239-240, 244.

Spatial Coverage

Multiple work

No

Author Life

16th c.

Branch of philosophy

Record last updated

07/03/2013

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1573—GUARINO Antonio—Le mechanice d'Aristotile trasportate di greco in volgare idioma

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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 22 July 2024]