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Pietro Bembo on Etna

The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

Pietro Bembo on Etna( )
Author: Williams, Gareth D.
ISBN:978-0-19-027229-6
Publication Date:Aug 2017
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.00
Book Description:

This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), on his ascent of Mount Etna in 1493, and above all on the striking artistic originality of the elegant Latin work that he wrote about his climb after his return to Venice in 1494: his De Aetna, published at the Aldine press in Venice in 1496.

Book Details
Pages:440
Detailed Subjects: Foreign Language Study / Ancient Languages
Nature / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Travel / Europe / Italy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 9.438 x 1.17 Inches
Book Weight:1.771 Pounds



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